The lab technician is responsible for carrying out sampling, measuring, and recording of results as part of a scientific team. The technician is responsible to provide all the required technical support to enable the laboratory to function effectively, while adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
- Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out measurements
- Constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment, i.e., centrifuges, microscope, ph meters, rheometers
- Performing routine tests on products such as measuring pH, specific gravity, viscosity, as well as sensory testing of color, odor, appearance and texture.
- Keeping track of comprehensive and accurate test results and presenting to senior colleagues
- Assisting in routine activities related to product development, i.e., filling and labeling samples
- Working upon multiple development topics and projects as required
- Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
- Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks
Job Experience and Requirements:
- Associate degree in science required
- The ability to learn specific, practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems.
- The ability to use technical equipment with accuracy
- The ability to maintain and calibrate technical equipment
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Time management and organizational skills in order to work on several different projects at the same time
- Flexibility in order to work with and provide support for number of people
- Attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills in order to work effectively with colleagues inside the Metier
- Candidate should be self-motivated, team player and demonstrate ethical values.
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