Lab Technician

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $15.30 - $18 per hour
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Lab Technician

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location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $15.30 - 18.00 per hour
work hours: 3 to 11
education: Bachelors

This position will have primary responsibility of supporting the Polymer Laboratory.

- Executing all facets of development and applications testing including:

o Operation of laboratory scale solvent and water phase polymerization reactors

o Preparation of chemical solutions and reaction preparations

o Screening application requests and communicating with requestors to clarify needs.

o Timely entering, updating and closing projects in a database.

o Generating consistent, reliable data and interpreting it.

o Communicating interim and final results in appropriate detail via written reports, emails, phone calls.

o Preparing project materials for shipment to colleagues and customers.

o Maintaining an archive of project materials.

- Maintaining and operating testing equipment & instruments.

- Measuring physical properties of specimens using viscometers, particle size analyzers, rheometers and other instruments.

- Generating ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and/or the overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team.

- Authoring and/or updating procedures.

- Maintaining neat and organized lab common spaces including project files.

Education & Qualifications:

- A Bachelors or Associates degree in science (preferably Chemistry) or 5+ years relevant experience is required. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

- Must be capable of working in a structured environment where activities are governed by written procedures.

- 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 also effectively on an individual basis.

- Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Controls hardware and software experience is a plus.

- Experience with polymer processing and testing equipment is desirable.

- Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail.

- Must be highly organized, flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.

- Must possess good oral and written communication skills.

- Good mechanical aptitude is desirable.

- Qualified individual will be capable of full shifts of light physical activity, full days of desk work and combinations of both.

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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