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Laboratory Technician

Job Requisition ID:  35149
Laboratory Technician

We are seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Laboratory Technician in the Advanced /Materials - Interlayers Technology Organization (AMIT).

• Conduct tests using a variety of analytical equipment, including:
o Karl Fischer titrations
o Ion chromatography
o FTIR spectroscopy
o GC/Mass Spec
• Analyze routine and non-routine samples.
• Develop new laboratory procedures.
• Collaborate with others on Design and Development projects.
• Support the evaluation and implementation of new technologies.
• Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment.
• Maintain controls and standards for select instrumentation.
• Assist with efforts to maintain ISO/TS certifications.
• Participate in documentation of procedures, technical reports, and invention reports.

• B.S. in Chemistry required.
• Formal training in general laboratory procedures.
• Problem solving, math and science skills and familiarity with statistical methodology.
• Strong commitment to task and ability to organize, prioritize, and execute assignments in a high activity environment.
• Initiative, drive, and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated ability to work individually and in a team setting.
• Clear and effective written and oral communication.
• Demonstrated computer experience with standard software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance or research setting. Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures. Assists higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment and in recording data for experiments and procedures. Requires knowledge in using various instruments to prepare for and perform tests. Performs routine and safety program checks and preventive maintenance on instruments. This is an entry-level position.
Entry. Has basic skills in an analytical or scientific method or operational process. Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines. Works with close supervision.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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