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Sr Lab Technician in Pittsburgh, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences currently has an opening for a Senior Research Technician to work with one of our long-standing clients in the Material Science industry. The main focus of this role is to assist with R&D in an industrial lab setting. This position is in the Material Science industry (ceramics, glass, refractories, or metals). Senior Research Technician will need experience with R&D processes, tests and product development. 

Company Details: A global leader in molten metal flow engineering offering a full range of services to customers in the steel and foundry industries. 

Culture/Team: Very collaborative, team-focused, safety conscious, social culture! 

Additional Aspects/Perks: Strong career growth potential, as this organization provides a lot of hands-on experience to their research technicians, and a percentage of our Contractors end up becoming permanent employees! This organization allows a variety experience, where you’d get to work with multiple different techniques and engineers in multiple departments! 

The Senior Research Technician’s purpose will perform R&D tests to measure test validity and be involved in the development and building of new test methods and equipment. The role will be expected to have the ability to perform analysis of results and make conclusions and recommendations for next steps. 

Successful Traits: 

  • Detail oriented 
  • Independent 
  • Ability to prioritize 
  • Ability to work with others in a shared lab or crowded environment. 
  • Good communications skills 


  • Bachelor’s Science in Science or Engineering 
  • Prefered 1-2 years of experience 
  • Hands on mechanical aptitude 
  • Microscopy and phase analysis 
  • Chemistry test methods 
  • Mechanical test methods 

If interested, apply now! Also, please send updated resume and contact information to

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