Lab Technician

  • location: Cheswick, PA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $12.75 - $15 per hour
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Lab Technician

job summary:
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location: Cheswick, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $12.75 - 15.00 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Associate

  • Sample processing and handling of chemicals including isocyanates
  • Physical property testing and characterization
  • Data entry, processing, and documentation
  • Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. as well as manipulate and transport samples and lab materials
  • Maintain and improve lab space and equipment
  • Other duties as appropriate for a laboratory technician position
  • Willingness to pick up new responsibilities in a research environment, accept feedback and training, and maintain practices individual is trained to
  • Adherence to safe work practices and compliance with all environmental, health, safety and security protocols as specified by PPG personnel or documented procedures
Education & Qualifications:

  • Good cooperative interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work proactively either independently or in a team
  • Proficiency with MS Windows and MS Office; with a particular emphasis on MS Excel
  • Experience with standardized testing methods
  • Rudimentary understanding of statistics and experimental methods
  • Fundamental understanding of physical and mechanical properties of materials
  • Experience maintaining/repairing electrical and/or mechanical devices
  • Aptitude with hand tools and simple metal working/fabrication
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting scientific experimentation and documentation (report writing)
  • Minimum education of an Associate's Degree or equivalent in a science, technology, and/or engineering related field (e.g.: physics, chemistry, material science, polymer science, mechanical engineer, plastics engineer, chemical engineer, engineering technology) or 2 years of experience in a manufacturing or manufacturing support role.
skills: GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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