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R&D Technologist Job

Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30322 - Posted 12/06/2018 - Research and Development - Cary. North Carolina. US

This position will report to the Lead Technologist and work under the direction of a chemist on

product development, quality, or product improvement projects.

 

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Job requires working in a safe manner including safe chemical handling and wearing required

personal protective equipment; ability to take measurements in the lab from standard laboratory

devices (e.g thermometers, graduated cylinders, balances, etc.); and ability to record the

measurements accurately in the laboratory notebooks.
 

Overview:

  • Making and latex via emulsion polymerization in glassware reactors
  • Prepare samples following recipe directions or standard operating procedures.
  • Follow written test methods to characterize latex
  • Communicating with project leaders on laboratory results
  • Daily laboratory duties including equipment checks, housekeeping/cleaning and maintaining laboratory equipment.

     

Required Education/Work Experience

  • Minimum Associates degree in a technical discipline.  Chemistry preferred.
  • 3-5 years of laboratory technician experience (preferred)
  • Familiarity with safe work practices involving industrial chemicals; good laboratory practices
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Strong communication skills required

 

 


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