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Laboratory Technician

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• A 2 year degree from a college or technical school with at least three  years of experience in the synthesis of polymers or organic compounds in an industrial laboratory environment, or a 4 year degree in a physical or life science

• Good interpersonal and communication skills to be able to work well in both self-managed and team environment

• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meeting established deadlines • Comfortable working with hazardous materials

• Strong interest in hands-on work to ensure a good understanding of the products • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

• Effective problem solver

• Possess strong computer and analytical skills

• Strong problem solving and decision making skills

• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 

• Assist in the design of experiments, conduct those experiments independently and collect, summarize and present the resulting data

• Troubleshoot problems as they arise in the laboratory, collaborate with research investigators when erroneous or unexpected results occur

• Identify and suggest improvements in methods

• Producing research experimental results, or information/data management results, or assembling and configuring of small/pilot scale equipment and control systems utilizing a variety of techniques

• Documenting findings and communicating results

• Makes suggestions on path forward and contributes to formulating work plans and managing daily workflow • Inspects and performs routine maintenance on equipment used to conduct experiments at the designated work location

• Maintain appropriate inventory of chemicals and/or supplies necessary for the completion of experiments at work location

• Maintain a safe working environment

• Preparation and evaluation of coating formulations including electro-coat, primer, topcoat and clear coat using mixing equipment and various spray equipment

• Accurately running and recording test results for all coatings formulations

• Interpretation and communication of test results using computer based systems.

• Documentation of experimental test results using computer programs such as Word, Excel

• Safely handle, categorize and dispose of chemicals on a routine basis

• Handling multiple tasks under strict time constraints 

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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