Quality Assurance Chemist Laboratory Technician

Posting ID : A1068540161
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Science Biotech

Our company located in Sacramento has an immediate need for an entry level chemist.

The entry level chemist with a BS or BA degree in chemistry will be responsible for several areas.
This person will be supervised for the first 6 months and then be expected to be self- starting. The first 6 months will be a trial period. Temp to permanent position.

The typical hours for this position are 8AM to 5PM with 1 hour for lunch. There might be occasions where the person will need to work to 5:30 - 6PM.

JOB DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES:

Perform chemical and physical properties testing of lubricants, fuel, and coolant samples in accordance with ASTM and other documented test procedures.

Follow basic laboratory procedures and safety precautions pertaining to chemicals, solvents, handling of glassware; dispensing and mixing of solutions; precise measuring and weighing of liquids and solids

Maintains and improves quality results by developing and completing quality assurance tests; following and enforcing standards; studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.

Follow basic laboratory procedures and safety precautions pertaining to chemicals, solvents, handling of glassware; dispensing and mixing of solutions; precise measuring and weighing of liquids and solids

Observe and maintain company policy on health, safety and environmental rules and regulations.

Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. Calibrates laboratory instruments.

Other related duties as assigned.

Ensures operation of analytical equipment by calibrating equipment; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Keeps chemical supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Help in Sample Administration; logging in samples, preparing sample kits, and bottle preservation.

Please email your resume, cover letter and statement of purpose to the job posting.


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