Lab Technician

3 days left

Waukegan, Illinois
Oct 02, 2020
Nov 01, 2020
Field of specialization
Analytical, Catalysts, Green Chemistry
Job Type
Full time

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Applies GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Performs routine lab tasks with methods, techniques, and programs. These include:

o Preparation of samples using standard techniques

o Performing chemical analysis using standard techniques

o Calculating data

o Performing routine instrument maintenance

  • Responsible for general housekeeping in his/her work area
  • Ability to operate complex instrumentation including but not limited to XRF spectrometry, atomic absorption, ICP, and instrument specific data systems.
  • Responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory, sample preparation, and testing equipment.
  • Testing and calibrating lab equipment in preparation for specific tasks
  • Skills in handling wet chemistry, routine tests and operating basic lab instruments
  • Works under close supervision using routine and standard methods
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Associate/ BS degree in Chemistry preferred, 3 years laboratory experience may substitute for degree.
  • Ability to use calculator/mathematical formulas and concepts
  • Ability to complete work within time and quality constraints
  • Proficient in Microsoft office and Excel
  • Can work independently following written or verbal instructions
  • Cooperate and coordinate both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge and skills to follow and learn appropriate protocols in one or more of the following disciplines:

o Mass Spectrometry


o XRF Spectroscopy

o Wet Chemistry

o Sample preparation and analysis

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