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Job Title: Laboratory Technician

The following job has been posted for Students and Alumni:

Expires: 01/30/2017
Job ID: 4811992
School Job ID: ivcc

Company: Renewable Energy Group
Job Type: Full Time
Degrees Wanted: Associates, Bachelors, Certificate
Majors Wanted: Any Major
Job Target: Biological and Environmental Sciences; Manufacturing/Production Line Work; Technician - Scientific Laboratory

Location: Seneca, IL 61360
Salary: $19 - $21/hr

Job Description: * All QA/QC activities related to the sampling and testing of incoming raw materials, in-process, final, and non-production related samples following the ASTM D6751 standard practices and procedures. * Sample Analysis utilizing various lab instrumentation including GC, Karl Fischer titrators, Rancimat, Antek Sulfur analyzer, FTIR and hand titrators. * Instrument calibration and verification per manufacturing recommendations, ASTM D6751 test methods and internal work instructions. * Instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. * Administrative tasks related to instrument calibration/maintenance. * Laboratory calibration standard and reagent preparation. * Testing data recording in a timely manner. * All activities related to the continuous improvement of laboratory operations - testing accuracy and precision improvement as well as test method improvement in compliance with BQ9000 standard. * Communicate results efficiently and accurately with supervisors, operators and other involved parties on all aspects of the laboratory operation that affect their products and samples. * Ability to keep the work place and facility neat and clean. * Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned. Technical/ Behavioral Requirements and Skills: * Strong aptitude to absorb technical concepts and theory and apply daily. * Analytical ability to identify the root cause of measurement error, comprehension of instrument technical specifications and calibration procedures. * Ability to read and follow instructions. * Hands-on experience with HPLC or GC is preferred. * Strong attention to details. * Reliable, dependable and proactive. * Independent, flexible and adaptable to change. * Quality minded and committed to produce high quality results. * A proven solid work ethic and ability to work both with others and independently.
Experience - 2-3 years of Laboratory experience in a chemical processing plant preferred.
Education - Associates degree with two years of college chemistry preferred.

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