Lab Tech 1 (2nd Shift) in Des Moines, IA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    858184

Job Description


 

WE ARE HIRING! CALLING ALL SCIENTISTS (0-3 years exp) AND LAB TECHNICIANS IN CENTRAL IOWA!



LAB TECH 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Method Development: Journal search, apply research to our client's current needs, develop initial method, test functionality, validate, and put into use
  • Will be working in Lipids Department
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques
  • Lipid and fatty acid analyses using mainly wet chemistry and GC methodologies, following Standard Operating Procedures 
  • Ability to operate Lab Equipment such as HPLC during actual lab tests (method use, functionality, troubleshoot, repair and maintain specific equipment) 
  • Extensive use of lab instruments 
  • Perform routine testing on a variety of samples
  • Troubleshoot and resolve product issues and lab data variances

Qualifications: 

  • BS in chemistry, biology, food science, or related field 
  • Previous knowledge and experience working with Fatty Acids and Cholesterol testing is ideal
  • Must have attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Responsive problem solver and action oriented

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