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Lab Technician

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Company :
Advent Global Solutions

Location :
Chanhassen, Minnesota

Expiry Date :
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: – Plan and execute analytical tests on developmental and commercial products. Provide timely feedback to customers on project and testing status. Analyze results and deliver detailed worksheets and scientifically sound reports with data driven conclusions. – Plana and execute applications development utilizing processing equipment such as dispenser, printer and sprayer. – Schedule laboratory tests, prioritize and meet customer timelines and expectations. – Responsibility for equipment: set up, operation, calibration, routine maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation. – Understand/Assess project needs for various situations, develop technical solutions with an analytical thought process, and design/build set-ups. – Conduct analytical and process development studies supporting Product and Applications Development, Product Management and Production Departments which include in-process, finished-product and quality testing. – Familiar with statistical methods: Identify data deviation on measurement instrumentation, measure variation, take corrective actions and provide repeatability/reproducibility analysis to customers. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit or walk, to use fingers to handle or feel, to reach with hands and arms, to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires safe work and wearing appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as safety glasses, goggles, face shields, gloves, lab coats, ear plugs, respirators and closed toe shoes. Quals– Minimum Qualifications: – Associate’s degree in Chemistry, or related science field, and 2 years of lab experience or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or related field (lab experience is a plus). – Robotic background is a plus – Rheology background (Torque viscometer, Parallel plate, Capillary) – Thermal analysis experience (TGA, DMA, TMA, DSC) – Electrical testing experience (Voltage Breakdown, capacitance with LCR meter, resistance with megohmeter) – Mechanical testing (tensile, compression, adhesion) – Microscopy experience (optical, SEM) – Familiarity with long-term aging and shelf-life studies – Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and statistical methods (Minitab)