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Laboratory Technician II

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JOB TITLE:

Laboratory Technician II

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JOB LOCATION:

Monroeville Pennsylvania / United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Main Activities/Duties/Responsibilities:This position will support Optical Monomers Research and Development activities through trials of developmental and commercial lens material chemistries in pilot scale lens-manufacturing lab.The technician will be responsible for:•Operating an automatic mold-assembling machine to prepare lens-forming mold cavities.•Performing examination of ophthalmic lenses by conducting cosmetic inspections and various dimension measurements.•Managing mold inventory and maintaining a system of mold traceability.•Performing mold washing process and maintaining the washing line in optimal conditions.•Dispensing chemicals from up to 55-Gallon drums into smaller containers.•Filling up forms, labeling containers and preparing chemicals for shipping.•Handling organic peroxides.•Preparing mixtures of monomers following standard operating procedures.•Pre-treating polymer samples and submitting them for physical properties testing.•Chemical cleaning of a 10-L reactor and mold filling rig.•Conducting spectral and color measurements of liquid monomers and optical polymers.•Reporting results in electronic lab notebook with accurate data and detailed description of observations.Education and Experience:Minimum qualifications include:• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related, PLUS at least 6 months of experience working as a technician or similar in a Chemical laboratory or Chemical Plant or similar.OR• Certified Technologist in Chemistry or holding a Chemical Laboratory Technician degree plus 1 year experience working in a chemical laboratory environment, as a technician in a chemical plant or in supporting R&D as a technician.OR• High school education plus a minimal of 3 years’ experience working in a chemical laboratory environment or as a technician in a chemical plant or in supporting R&D as a technician.Preferred experience:•Maintaining a laboratory notebook.•Working with 5s system.•Documenting procedures and work instructions.Required Functional and Technical Skills:•Handling chemicals, operating chemical processing equipment in lab or industrial scale.•Basic-level proficiency in MS Excel.•Multi-tasking.•Fundamental understanding of the scientific method.•Basic knowledge of chemistry and physics principles.•Strong time management and organization skills.•Extreme attention to detail.•Excellent written and oral communication skills.•Ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team.•Ability to work hands on in the lab and outside of the lab.•Demonstrated flexibility and versatility in managing work responsibilities.PPE:Any required PPE will be supplied by the client.Schedule:Monday-Friday typically 7:00am-3:30pm. Occasional OT during the week as needed.Opportunity to be converted for the right fit.

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Jun 25, 2022

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INDUSTRY:

Health Care

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S165089880896430

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania / United States

CITY:

Monroeville

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Main Activities/Duties/Responsibilities:This position will support Optical Monomers Research and Development activities through trials of developmental and commercial lens material chemistries in pilot scale lens-manufacturing lab.The technician will be responsible for:•Operating an automatic mold-assembling machine to prepare lens-forming mold cavities.•Performing examination of ophthalmic lenses by conducting cosmetic inspections and various dimension measurements.•Managing mold inventory and maintaining a system of mold traceability.•Performing mold washing process and maintaining the washing line in optimal conditions.•Dispensing chemicals from up to 55-Gallon drums into smaller containers.•Filling up forms, labeling containers and preparing chemicals for shipping.•Handling organic peroxides.•Preparing mixtures of monomers following standard operating procedures.•Pre-treating polymer samples and submitting them for physical properties testing.•Chemical cleaning of a 10-L reactor and mold filling rig.•Conducting spectral and color measurements of liquid monomers and optical polymers.•Reporting results in electronic lab notebook with accurate data and detailed description of observations.Education and Experience:Minimum qualifications include:• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related, PLUS at least 6 months of experience working as a technician or similar in a Chemical laboratory or Chemical Plant or similar.OR• Certified Technologist in Chemistry or holding a Chemical Laboratory Technician degree plus 1 year experience working in a chemical laboratory environment, as a technician in a chemical plant or in supporting R&D as a technician.OR• High school education plus a minimal of 3 years’ experience working in a chemical laboratory environment or as a technician in a chemical plant or in supporting R&D as a technician.Preferred experience:•Maintaining a laboratory notebook.•Working with 5s system.•Documenting procedures and work instructions.Required Functional and Technical Skills:•Handling chemicals, operating chemical processing equipment in lab or industrial scale.•Basic-level proficiency in MS Excel.•Multi-tasking.•Fundamental understanding of the scientific method.•Basic knowledge of chemistry and physics principles.•Strong time management and organization skills.•Extreme attention to detail.•Excellent written and oral communication skills.•Ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team.•Ability to work hands on in the lab and outside of the lab.•Demonstrated flexibility and versatility in managing work responsibilities.PPE:Any required PPE will be supplied by the client.Schedule:Monday-Friday typically 7:00am-3:30pm. Occasional OT during the week as needed.Opportunity to be converted for the right fit.


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