Research Technician - ACRO - NY, Wyandotte, MI
Independently and safely operate laboratory processing and testing equipment in support of requests staff, including but not limited to injection molders, extruders and physical testing equipment.
Laboratory skills desirable in setting up lab experiments, work-up and analysis.
Experience in laboratory syntheses, preparation of hand-mixtures and samples.
Organization skills (time planning, record-keeping in R&D notebook).
Communication skills (be able to effectively communicate both oral and written)
Learn new techniques as needed
Maintain clear and concise records of the laboratory work. Keep an accurate, up to date, and witnessed laboratory notebook. Capable of highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail
Contact person for polymer testing that is performed in other client labs and external third party labs
Solid background in safe work practices.
2 years of college with 8 years of experience or 15 years of experience in relevant laboratory environment. Plastics processing and testing experience is required.
Client recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Effective oral and written communications skills with strong work ethic and self-motivation
Must operate with a high sense of urgency
Possess basic science and technology skills, good math and analytical skills
Support site EH&S and continuous improvement initiatives through individual and team contribution
Ability to build solid working relationships quickly and effectively function as a team member and on cross-functional teams and also effectively on individual efforts
Demonstrate high degree of personal initiative and a willingness to learn
Working knowledge of Lotus Notes/Microsoft Word/Microsoft Excel software this position is part of a job family with multiple levels and will be filled at a level that is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and offers any job opportunity to any qualified candidate without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, physical appearance, sexual orientation, etc.