LAB Research Chemist/Physicist/Engineer II in Maplewood, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description


Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Research Chemist/Physicist/Engineer II in Maplewood, MN!    About the company: This company is one of the world's largest and most successful consumer goods and manufacturing companies in the world! In 2017 Forbes named this company one of the best places to work! This company is team orientated and will provide great experience for anyone in the engineering or manufacturing field.   Perks: Apex Life Sciences pays our contractors weekly and we offer a full benefits package!   

Description:
The primary responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Conducting gas and vapor testing and characterization of cartridges and filters used in respiratory safety products.



• Developing service life determinations (cyclohexane, SO2, Cl2, HCHO, NH3, H2S)

• Running testing to improve the quality, performance or cost of existing products.

• Managing testing requests and work with lab personnel to prioritize and execute testing needs.

• Maintaining and calibrating gas and vapor and analytical test equipment.

• Preparing cartridge and filter samples.

• Conducting equipment preventive maintenance practices.

• Creating data packages to summarize testing results.

• Creating or modifying test methods in support of testing or project activities.

• Assisting in the installation of new testing equipment

• Submitting properly labeled chemical waste for removal.

• Other duties as assigned.
 

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university

• Minimum of one (1) year laboratory testing experience
 

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree in Chemistry from an accredited university
Three (3) years laboratory testing experience using analytical testing techniques

• Expertise with Microsoft office software and data analysis packages

• Calibration and preventative maintenance background

• Experience with carbon or sorbent chemistry or gas/vapor chemical testing

• Demonstrated use of design of experiments and other statistical methods or tools

• Proven ability to plan, prioritize and follow through on multiple programs in a timely manner

• Strong communicator with the ability to contribute and work with a cross-functional team
 

The person shall possess the following skills:
Able to perform detailed laboratory work. Attention to detail and able to perform meticulous tasks related to testing and calibrations. Good record keeping. Ability to work under time constrains and deadlines. Ability to cope with shifting priorities in a daily basis. Good mechanical skills. Being comfortable in working with potentially dangerous chemicals, including liquids and gases. Flexibility to adjust work schedule to accommodate testing needs.

For immediate consideration email your resume to Hope Hak at hhak!apexlifesciences.com and reference job ID 885237! 
 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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