R&D Technician (Immediate Need) in Seattle, WA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an R&D Technician for one of the top Beverage companies in Seattle, WA! (Immediate Need!) If interested please send your updated resume to Lauren Pritts at lpritts@apexlifesciences.com. 


  • Works closely with R&D engineers and technicians to perform advanced troubleshooting and failure analysis of prototype hardware, test fixtures, and precision mechanical or electro mechanical sub-components 
  • Supports engineering by performing complex tasks that involve modifying, fabricating, assembling, testing, evaluating, and programming mechanical or electromechanical devices, and determining improvements 
  • Works from sketches and verbal instructions where processes, materials, layout, types of components, piece parts and dimensions may not always be completely specified 
  • Evaluates and suggests changes to designs, materials, and methods 
  • Sets up and executes complex laboratory testing, develops and reviews protocols and methods, analyzes, verifies, and records data, writes test summary reports and discusses results 
  • Operates computers to perform data analysis, interprets test data and may modify test plans and setups based on intermediate results 
  • May document and maintain complex engineering drawings 
  • Often works independently with minimal guidance 
  • Maintains a detailed engineering notebook 
  • Lab Management: Maintains general cleanliness and orderliness of labs and mock up areas, orders, tracks, and stocks parts, materials, supplies, plans lab and equipment operation, maintains calendars for resource utilization 
  • Administrative Support: monitors instrumentation and equipment calibration and maintenance programs, maintains lab files and reports, ships, receives, and inventories experimental equipment and products 


  • Hardware troubleshooting and repair: 5 years 
  • Equipment or product development: 5 years 
  • Bench top and laboratory experimental design and execution: 5 years 
  • Laboratory and equipment operation, calibration and maintenance: 5 years 
  • Ability to organize information, work independently, and contribute as part of a team 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel Word, PowerPoint, and Project 
  • Laboratory experimentation skills including measurement, reporting, data acquisition systems, data analysis and processing 
  • Ability to use of laboratory instrumentation and analytical equipment 
  • Knowledge of scientific principles, food microbiology, engineering 
  • Familiarity with CAD packages and 3D solid modeling

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.