Lab Assistant in Mount Holly, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Apex Life Sciences is seeking recent chemistry grads to join a client of ours in the Greater Charlotte area! Please send resumes to Andy Reed at awreed@apexlifesciences.com or call 704-332-5443 for more information.

SUMMARY OF POSITION 
Under the direct supervision of the technical manager and/or chemists, the laboratory assistant will be responsible for performing general laboratory activities focused on maintaining organization in the lab. Occasionally laboratory activities such as personal care & home care formulations, sample preparation, and data entry of results may be required. This position is related to applications in the areas of Personal Care and Industrial & Home Care. 

II. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES) 
MAJOR ACTIVITIES 
-Performs stability testing on all formulations generated by chemists. Records results and maintains stability database. Communicates results to chemists. 
-Maintains laboratory equipment and instrumentation, including regular calibration 
-Maintains chemical inventory, including MSDS organization 
-Prepare and ship samples of raw materials and formulations to customers and distributors 
-Maintains a safe laboratory environment by exhibiting safe work practices and good housekeeping to assure the safe operation of the laboratory 
-May perform general laboratory experimentation following pre-established guidelines 
-Assists other Chemists with general work that may be deemed necessary 
-Performs clerical work as needed 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS 
-Knowledge of: Chemical safety awareness 
-Associate’s or BS Degree in Chemistry or similar field 
-Laboratory experience (school course-work or job related) 
-Proficient in MS Office 

Typical working hours may be 8am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch. Occasional over time may be necessary. 

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