Chemist in Monroeville, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences currently has an opportunity for a Formulations Lab Technician to work with one of our long-standing clients in the Coatings industry.  The main focus of these role is to assist with reliable and safe execution of experiments based on protocols or tests plans.

Company Details:  Large global coating organization that’s received numerous awards, including recognition on the following coveted lists: ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, Forbes’ America’s Best Employers list, & Fortune World's Most Admired Companies! 

Culture/Team: Very collaborative, team-focused, social culture!  Environment and management style isn’t minimal micromanagement.  They have multiple social avenues, and employees and contractors are big on socializing.  Company culture also focuses on “giving back” and supports a number of philanthropic events throughout the year!

Additional Aspects/Perks:  Strong career growth potential, as this organization provides a lot of hands-on experience to their contractors, and a percentage of our Contractors end up becoming permanent employees! This organization allows a variety experience, where you’d get to work with multiple different techniques!


  • The employee will be responsible for the reliable and safe execution of experiments based on protocols or tests plans.
  • His / Her duties will be maintain a lab notebook updated, with clear records of experiment data and relevant information.
  • The experiments will be conducted in a chemical laboratory, mainly with monomers and organic peroxide initiators, polymerizing in convection ovens or water bath.
  • The initiated monomers must be casted into mold cavities which require safe handling.
  • The casted materials are prepared by mixing in liquid phase, which involve weighing and dosage processes, degassing, and multiple transfers to different containers.
  • The formulation work must be precise and with flawless record keeping.
  • The parts produced will be tested following various physical and chemical properties tests methods; interaction with the analytical department will be needed.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

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