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Lab Technician

American Zinc Products

Duties:

  • Prepare and analyze industrial waste raw materials for specific metals and organic/carbon content.
  • Prepare and analyze finished product samples for metals and carbon content.
  • Analyze high purity metal powders for impurity content.
  • Maintain Laboratory Standards and Quality Control Check standards.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or other related science with at least 12 course hours of Chemistry (inorganic/organic).  Some coursework in analytical chemistry a plus.
  • Hands on experience with analytical balances, manual pipettors, and volumetric glassware.  Ability to accurately measure weights and volumes with minimal errors.
  • Experience working safely with strong acids and hazardous chemicals in a controlled environment.
  • Ability to apply basis laboratory math and calculate simple dilutions. Understand both solid and liquid unit conversions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods in the work environment.  Ability to lift/carry 30 pounds.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Skills:

  • Work or college lab experience with ICP-optical emissions spectroscopy(ICP-OES), Flame Atomic Absorption(FAA), or ICP-Mass Spectroscopy.  Prefer applicants with some basic maintenance, or daily upkeep experience.  Perkin-Elmer or Agilent systems preferred.
  • Experience with Mettler-Toledo automated titration systems, or similar auto-titration systems.  Experience in operation and maintenance/upkeep preferred.
  • Experience with one or more of the following TGA, Carbon analysis by Thermal IR, and Chloride/Fluoride titration.
  • Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking to issues in the laboratory.
  • Experience in receiving samples, managing a sample list, and/or data entry a definite bonus.  LIMS familiarity also a major plus.

Experience:

  • 0.5-3 years of work experience in a production/process laboratory environment.

To apply for this job please visit forms.zohopublic.com.