Lab Technician in Moundsville, WV at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a lab technician candidate for a permanent position in the Moundsville, WV area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform chemical, physical, or scientific analysis utilizing both routine and special techniques in compliance with all safety and quality control standards.
  • Work with Operations, Safety, Engineering, Environmental, and Administrative departments to achieve facility and operational metrics.
  • Maintain quality control standards within the laboratory.
  • Collect, analyze, and process laboratory samples to ensure compliance and quality.
  • Perform maintenance, repair, and calibration on laboratory equipment.
  • Generate and record appropriate data, perform analytical calculations, and complete necessary documentation of analyses performed.

Minimum Qualifications               

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to wear protective equipment, gloves, uniforms, and other articles of safety clothing.
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), with the ability to learn other company specific software programs and systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting, testing, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both in a team setting and individually with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience within the Petrochemical, Manufacturing, or related industry.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with plant operations, lab testing, and lab testing equipment
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Physical Requirements and Environmental Working Conditions

  • Medium Work:  Exerting up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or up to twenty (20) pounds of force frequently, and/or up to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
  • Standing:  Requires standing for a period in excess of one hour without rest.


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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