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Lab Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Actalent is hiring a Laboratory Technician for a chemical manufacturing company in the Hoffman Estates, IL area. Description:SUMMARY:

  • Perform laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES:
    • Operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as FTIRs, ICPS, balance/scales, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, colorimeter, and other equipment.
    • Tests in-service lubricants for maintenance and reliability purposes for characteristics such as wear, contamination, viscosity, density, cleanliness, and degradation by-products.
    • Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used.
    • Cleans and maintains laboratory equipment. Calibrates laboratory instruments.
    • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
    • Adds chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or products batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications.Additional Skills & Qualifications:
      • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
        • Internships and laboratory experience huge plus
        • Ability to do some basic algebra, calculus, and trigonometry.
        • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
        • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use of hands and/or finger to feel objects, work tools, or controls; talk or hear and smell. For certain analytical tests the ability to see color is required, a color blindness test will be taken to determine the ability to be able to perform some of those tests. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Hoffman Estates , Lab Technician, Professions , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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