Lab Technician in Fayetteville, AR at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    900284

Job Description


APEX Life Sciences is seeking a professional, reliable, and knowledgeable individual to work in a laboratory environment; analytical instrument experience and general laboratory research experience a plus.

The role of technician is a vital position within the laboratory as the support staff for all laboratory activities.  The successful candidate will be able to perform a variety of laboratory tasks involving data collection, general laboratory upkeep and maintenance, data entry, solution preparation, routine reactor maintenance, instrumentation monitoring, and reactor and instrument troubleshooting. The ability to learn new concepts and new laboratory techniques required.

Working hours for this position are 40 hours per week, shift work during the non-standard graveyard and weekend shifts consisting of five 8 hour shifts for 40 hours per week.  The candidate could be asked to work some overtime upon supervisor’s approval

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, biology, chemistry, engineering, or other similar field with a minimum of 6 months of successful work in a laboratory environment preferred.  A H.S. diploma with a minimum 5 years of successful work experience in a laboratory environment will also be considered.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and procedures pertaining to the task at hand.
  • Must be familiar with Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet research skills. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate typical laboratory equipment, specifically GC, HPLC, ICP, IC, spectrophotometer and other laboratory equipment a plus.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
  • Capable of working solo is a must.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions based on training a must.
  • Excellent oral and written skills required. 
  • Ability to disseminate information by using the telephone, mail services, Web sites, and e-mail is a must.
  • Ability to work as a team player in a diverse work group including management, staff, and off-site personnel as well as be able to work independently while alone on shift is required.
  • Demonstrates proactive attitude towards site safety by exhibiting exemplary behavior accomplished through excellent safety practices.
  • Participates in hazard identification, near miss reporting and facilitates corrective actions.  Must be willing to promote safety principles among peers 
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to communicate in English both orally and in writing.

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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