Laboratory Technician I in Southfield, MI at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Lab Tech

1/07/2019 – 12/20/2019 w/ benefits

Southfield, MI

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (day shift)

Pay Rate: $20 - $22 depending on experience

Product Development Technician

Functional Packaging Coatings for Printing & Packaging Southfield, MI

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology or a related technical field
  • 1 year of chemical laboratory experience
  • 1 year of experience in Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel) Preferred


  • Experience with development and testing of polymers for coatings, or related products

As a Product Development Technician, you will:

  • Work with Product Development and Research Scientists to test new materials in the field of coatings for printing and packaging
  • Carry out laboratory work independently for application testing of research samples for printing & packaging applications
  • Carry out instrumental test methods for functional packaging applications.
  • Develop the necessary knowledge of the equipment and procedures to provide expertise to internal and external customers
  • Generate and collect application data and results from laboratory evaluations.
  • Compile and interpret data and issue reports as required
  • Maintain and constantly improve the testing procedures for improved consistency
  • Generate ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team
  • Proactively establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment and comply with company policies and procedures
  • Perform maintenance and calibration activities required to maintain ISO compliance
  • Assist other technicians in the completion of development projects as necessary
  • Work together in project teams with colleagues from research, marketing and technical service

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.