Laboratory Technician Location: Chattanooga, TN Duration: Contract until 12/31/2018 with possibility of extension
Job Overview This position has the primary responsibility of supporting the Development of Dispersions Functional Polymers for the Adhesive, Construction and Architectural Coatings (ACP) Industries. Position is working in a prototype lab.
High School diploma is required with 6 years practical laboratory experience or Associate's degree with 4 years practical laboratory experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field.
Client recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Must have a strong sense of work ethic and self-motivation.
Must operate with a high sense of urgency.
Must be able to work comfortably in a team environment and effectively on individual efforts.
Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word and MS Excel.
Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail.
Must be flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.
Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
Duties include, but are not limited to, mixing chemicals, developing suspensions, testing samples, process documentation.
Minimum work experience 3 years of laboratory focused experience.
Experience in laboratory activity - performance experiments, familiarity with pH measurement, basic chemical mixing, basic chemical conversion and mass balance calculation is required
Experience in vendor management - ordering materials, cataloging materials is a plus.
Experience in technical documentation desired
Basic knowledge of chemical instrumentation required
Basic knowledge of chemical compatibility required
Basic knowledge of chemical handling and chemical storage required
College level (Junior level) understanding of chemistry, physics and engineering required
Detailed oriented and with high sensitivity to timeline is a must
Proactive in task management and ability to address/take care of basic laboratory facilitation
Experience in laboratory hygiene and chemical preparation and mixing hygiene.
If interested you may contact Pam Saba at (646) 695 2945 or send a copy of your most updated resume at email@example.com.
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