Analytical Lab Technician
Company : Actalent
Country: United States
Location : Visalia, California
Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 05:18:18 GMT
Expires: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT
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HIRING AN ANALYTICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN FOR A GREAT COMPANY IN VISALIA, CA! DESCRIPTION:The Analytical Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing chemical analyses using written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The Analytical Laboratory Technician will prepare samples for analysis, prepare reagents used for analysis, operate and maintain laboratory instruments, maintain written and electronic documentation, perform calculations including use of spreadsheets, and actively participate in a Quality Assurance Program. The Analytical Laboratory Technician reports to the Analytical Chemistry Lab Supervisor. -Conducts chemical analyses of corn ethanol process and similar biomass samples using SOPs.-Prepares samples for analysis using a variety of wet chemical and biochemical methods using SOPs.-Prepares reagents to be used in analysis as per written SOP.-Operates, calibrates and maintains HPLC instruments.-Collects and analyzes data using spreadsheet calculations and basic statistics. Maintains laboratory notebooks in accordance to company policy.-Actively participates in, and performs activities in accordance with, Laboratory Quality Assurance Program.-Makes and maintains stock solutions as required.-Works in a safe manner and adheres to all company safety policies.-Other duties as assigned by the Analytical Chemistry Lab Supervisor.TOP SKILLS DETAILS:HPLC, lab, GC, fermentation, analytical chemistry, technicianEDUCATION: -B.A./B.S. in ScienceEXPERIENCE:-Experience in research and development lab work.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:-Knowledge of aqueous solution chemistry, preferably involving starches, cellulose or other carbohydrates.-Experience using strong acids and bases.-Experience with the application of enzymes.-Familiar with use and maintenance of HPLC instrumentation including instrument calibration is a plus.-Ability to operate and maintain common laboratory equipment such as analytical balances, pipets, ovens and autoclaves.-Ability to function as part of a multi-discipline project team.-Ability to communicate effectively through speaking, writing, and organization.-Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.-Familiarity with LabSolutions, LCSolutions, and Chemstation software is a plus.-Ability to rigorously follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for chemical analyses and equipment set-up with minimal supervision.-Ability to effectively analyze data and to perform mathematical calculations using spreadsheets and basic statistics.-Working knowledge of safe chemical handling procedures and ability to read and follow MSDS / SDS requirements.-Ability to work flexible shifts including nights and weekend.-Ability to work weekends and evening without supervision.EXPERIENCE LEVEL:Entry Level ABOUT ACTALENT: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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