Randstad Chemical Lab Technician in Muscatine, Iowa

Chemical Lab Technician

job details:

  • location:Muscatine, IA

  • salary:$15 - $16 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, March 1, 2018

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:S_616920

  • questions:Suzanne.Hollnagel@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

job description

Randstad in partnership with a leading biotechnology company located in Muscatine, IA is now hiring for a Chemical Lab Technician. If you are the selected candidate for this role, you will work with our client in the development of technology that enables farmers to grow more crops by applying biotechnology, genomics and molecular breeding technology to herbicides and seeds.

The candidate selected for this role will perform the following duties:

  • Performs analyses of raw materials, packaging materials, bulk, intermediate, and finished products

  • Determines conformance to accepted specifications for a particular chemical or physical property

  • Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures

  • Performs troubleshooting and calibration of instruments

  • Prepare reagents, solutions, and standards. Maintain instruments, and apparatus according to established procedures to support testing activities of the unit

  • Interpret and modify chromatograms as well as integration appropriately

  • Interpret results based on trends, specification limits, and comparison data

  • Ability to conduct lab analyses and communicate with customers in a professional environment

The candidate selected for this role must be available to work rotating shifts, Monday -Sunday. This will be a 40 hour/week schedule.

Working hours: Rotating shifts/40 hours, week


Requirements for this role:

  • Associate degree (AA) in Chemistry or related scientific field. Bachelor's (BS or BA) degree preferred.

  • 1 to 3 years in a laboratory setting preferred.

  • Experience with GC, LC and Mass Spec instrumentation

  • Chromatography, LIMS and CDS experience

  • Proficient in Windows-based programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Works well in a team environment

Randstad has been in business since 1960, and is the 2nd largest staffing firm in the world with a presence in 39 countries. Our team is a part of Randstad's Corporate Services. We have worked with our client for over 30 years! During this time, we have developed a proven track record for placing top talent into roles that offer opportunities for both career growth and success. Randstad offer both competitive pay and benefits for this opportunity.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to suzanne.hollnagel@randstadusa.com. Local candidates are preferred since no relocation cost reimbursement is available.

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.