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Randstad Lab Tech in Muscatine, Iowa

Lab Tech

job details:

  • location:Muscatine, IA

  • salary:$18 - $22 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting

  • reference:S_875021

  • questions:kenny.hart@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

job description

Lab Tech

Randstad, in partnership with Bayer Crop Science has an immediate position open for a Lab Tech. Bayer is one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources Lab Technicians in the Muscatine Central Lab support lab personnel in day to day routine lab operations. In this role, you will be performing quality control testing on raw materials, in-process material, and finished products using a variety of testing methods and lab instrumentation.

The Muscatine Central Lab is staffed continuously 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Successful candidates will be assigned to one of three shifts: Days (6:30am to 2:30pm), Evenings (2:30pm to 10:30pm), or nights (10:30pm to 6:30am). Some weekends and overtime will also be required in this role.

Responsibilities:

Perform analysis of raw materials, packaging materials, bulk, intermediate, and finished products using wet chemistry, chromatography, and other testing methods and lab instrumentation

Perform troubleshooting, calibration, and assigned maintenance of lab instrumentation

Effectively communicate with lab personnel and other plant employees. Collaborate with internal lab teams to identify and solve testing issues

Perform lab support duties such as housekeeping, participate in shift meetings, and other duties in accordance with good lab practices

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

Familiarization with wet chemistry techniques to include weighing, pipetting, and dilutions

Ability to read, interpret, and follow written procedures, analytical testing methods and data, and other job related instructions

Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Strong skills in oral and written communication, time and task management, and priority setting

Attention to detail, high degree of accuracy in testing

Completing paperwork and legible handwriting

Ability to work in a team environment

Understanding of Liquid and Gas Chromatography and other lab processes and instrumentation including chromatography data systems a plus

Education:

Associate

Experience:

Experienced

Qualifications:

Associates degree with courses in math OR chemistry

Please send resumes to kenny.hart@randstadusa.com or apply online

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