Lab Technician- Off Shift

We have one Lab Technician opening for a battery recycler here in Indianapolis! This client is looking to hire ASAP – and provides great hands on chemistry experience working with a variety of instrumentation!

This candidate will be responsible for performing laboratory tests to determine the chemical and/or physical characteristics of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for purposes of process, quality, and environmental control by performing the duties listed below:

• Sets-up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as: Arc-Spark emission Spectrometer, Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometer (ICP-OES), Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Analyzer, Induction Furnace, pH meter, analytical balance and other equipment.

• Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas, using proper techniques in measuring volumes of liquids and weights of solids and liquids.

• Prepares and makes samples for testing.

• Tests materials qualitatively and quantitatively such as in-process material, slag, dross, raw materials, liquid effluents, and off-gases using spectrographic or chromatographic equipment for elements or substances, and records the test results.

• Tests production samples of in-process and finished product to verify conformity to specifications/targets and records the results of testing.

• Records results of finished product testing into corporate SAP computer system.

• Issues instructions for in-process treatments to adjust chemical compositions.

• Tests environmental samples to aid in the determination of the disposition of wastes/effluents.

• Complies with all environmental, health, safety, quality systems and housekeeping programs.

• Conducts himself or herself in a professional manner.

• Performs other duties, as assigned, or authorized by laboratory management.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Haves:

1) Life Science degree OR 3+ years of working in a industry/school lab

2) Any instrumentation experience, ICP would be most valuable

3) Basic algebra skills and ability to think critically through troubleshooting scenarios

4) Strong communication skills

Apply ASAP- we are actively recruiting and hiring for this position- email! – 3rd shift available

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