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Laboratory Technician in Chicago, IL at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/13/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a food and beverage company looking to hire a Laboratory Technician

Salary/Hourly Rate: DOE (depends on experience)

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Senior Lab Technician, the Lab Technician performs advanced, as well as routine analytical testing. They apply and develop advanced analytical techniques, instrumentation calibration and maintenance programs to achieve department and plant goals involving, quality, production and safety. The Lab Technician develops and facilitates a lab Quality Assurance program, including instrumentation maintenance schedules, calibration and documentation of each component. 

Responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician: 

  • Responsible for all functions of a QC Laboratory Technician, including analytical techniques, data communication, and understanding of testing program 
  • Perform advanced chemical and analytical procedures according to documented and approved analytical procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply scientific method to analytical projects, as well as computerized and statistical data evaluation
  • Compile written analytical reports, graphs and demonstrates excellent verbal communications, which facilitate technical information transfer

Qualifications for the Laboratory Technician:

  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Lab Technician 
  • Knowledge of quality systems, procedures, and policies 
  • Experience in the use of statistical concepts in the control of manufacturing operations 
  • Ability to analyze data, with proven record demonstrating ability to effectively problem solve 
  • Strong “continuous improvement” mindset 
  • Excellent computer (MS Office) and communication skills (oral and written) 

Preferred Qualifications for the Laboratory Technician:

  • Three or more years with previous laboratory with microbiology and chemistry experience required (can be entry level if possesses strong analytical skills)
  • At least 1 year in a food production environment 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science field

BenefitsEligible for Atrium Care Package

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