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R&D Analytical Technician

  • Location: Bradenton, Manatee, Florida, 34208
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

Long Term Contract Opportunity!
Position: R&D Analytical Technician
Location: Bradenton, FL 34208-2656
Term: 6 Months (09/20/2021 to 02/04/2022)
Schedule: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays 9AM-5PM 20 hours per week
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Conduct chemical and physical lab analyses to determine the composition and properties of foods and beverages, raw materials or ingredients, and packaging materials for research or quality assurance programs.
  • Assist in the processing of samples to a condition ready for analysis.
  • Record and report data in LIMS system.
  • Conduct laboratory chemical and physical analyses and/or instrumental test procedures and calculate and report the assay results.
  • Must be thorough with methods, techniques and produce accurate and timely results.
  • Prepare and maintain chemical solutions, sample dilutions, and equipment.
  • Perform analyses on submitted samples using standard and other detailed methods.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation and assure the reliability of measurement systems by using appropriate Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Organize and purge all samples on a routine basis.
  • Document data in LIMS and communicate results in an accurate and timely manner.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • AA/BS degree in Science (Chemistry or related discipline) with 2 to 5 years of experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Experienced in operating a computer and knowledgeable about common software. Familiarity with LIMS is required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds.
  • Knowledgeable in multiple analytical techniques including HPLC and wet chemistry.
  • Work in a group and closely with the chemist for the assigned analytical techniques.
  • A quick learner, flexible and able to multi-task dependent on the types of work that the department supports.
  • Must be very familiar with and understand, follow, and execute all Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and lab safety practices.
  • Understand and follow safe handling of hazardous chemicals and have an appreciation of the normal hazards associated with laboratory work.
  • Must keep neat, orderly, and complete records. Able to perform basic mathematical calculations, and be able to prepare simple graphs and tables using appropriate computer software.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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