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Lab Associate

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH, 45249
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!
Position: Lab Associate
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio 45249
Term: 6 Months Contract
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform analytical testing using a variety of techniques related to polymer characterization safely according to established methods and procedures using analytical techniques such as GPC, HPLC, GC, NMR, FTIR/Raman, ICP, XRD, DSC, TGA, DMA, SEM, Optical Microscopy and Rheology for characterization of polymers.
  • Responsible for receiving, preparing, testing, interpreting data, reporting statistics, entering and/or uploading to the LIMS.
  • Maintain all instruments in good working condition, including required routine calibration.
  • Interface effectively with R&D managers, supervisors, researchers, other technicians, engineers, site HSE and other support staff for the planning and execution of efficient experimental programs with the highest attention to detail and data integrity.
  • Focus on contributing a positive attitude, promoting positive work environment and high degree of teamwork.
  • Contribute new innovative ideas to improve efficiencies and processes.
  • Exhibit excellent safety leadership in the workplace, consistent with company and site HSE goals.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Associates degree in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Sustainability, Physics or a related technical field preferably with 3 or more years of experience in an R&D, manufacturing or industrial laboratory or bachelor’s degree or higher in chemistry, engineering or any other related scientific discipline is preferred with 1-5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in broad range of analytical techniques is desirable.
  • Solid background in computer-based instrument control systems, statistics and Microsoft Office.
  • Highly self-motivated individual, focused on providing high quality laboratory data in an efficient manner, while exhibiting excellent workplace skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to make competent, independent, decisions in a timely manner to ensure excellent progress on projects and assigned tasks.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple and or changing priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to interact effectively and professionally with internal customers, external customers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and other employees.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required.
If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!