Laboratory Technician in Chattanooga, TN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Lab Tech

Chattanooga, TN

Pay: $18/hr

M-F, 7:30-4:30PM

Must have a strong sense of work ethic and self-motivation.

- Must operate with a high sense of urgency.

- Must be able to work comfortably in a team environment and also effectively on individual efforts.

- Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word and MS Excel.

- Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail.

- Must be flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.

- Must possess good oral and written communication skills.

*****Position is working in a prototype lab.

Duties include, but are not limited to, mixing chemicals, developing suspensions, testing samples, process documentation.


- 3 years of laboratory focused experience

- performance experiments, familiarity with pH measurement, basic chemical mixing, basic chemical conversion and mass balance calculation is required

- Experience in vendor management - ordering materials, cataloging materials is a plus

- Experience in technical documentation desired

- Basic knowledge of chemical instrumentation required

- Basic knowledge of chemical compatibility required

- Basic knowledge of chemical handling and chemical storage required

- College level (Junior level) understanding of chemistry, physics and engineering required

- Detailed oriented and with high sensitivity to timeline is a must

- Proactive in task management and ability to address/take care of basic laboratory facilitation

- Experience in laboratory hygienes and chemical preparation and mixing hygienes


- 4 year degree in Chemistry or Chemical engineering or Materials engineering with at least 3 years of experience OR

- 2 year degree (AS) in Chemistry, or Engineering with at least 5 years of experience OR

- High School diploma is required with 6 years practical laboratory experience, an Associate's degree with 4 years practical laboratory experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field.


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