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Laboratory (Lab) Technician (Coatings / Chemicals) (201366)CharlotteNorth Carolina.

Laboratory (Lab) Technician (Coatings / Chemicals) (201366)

Charlotte | North Carolina | United States | 28273

Job Title:
Laboratory (Lab) Technician (Coatings / Chemicals)

Type of Position:
Contract – 12 months (possible for extension / going direct)

Candidate Requirements:
This position is ONLY open to candidates who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders).  Client will NOT accept candidates who are on CPT, OPT, H1B, and TN visas.  This position is NOT open to corp2corp, corp2hire, or w2 referral.

Job Location:
Charlotte, NC

$19.00/hr to $20.00/hr (depending on experience) (overtime paid over 40 hours)

•    Available (health care, 401k, vision, dental, various plans available)
•    Paid holidays / vacation not available on contract (would be available if going direct)

Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a global chemical company to place a Laboratory (Lab) Technician (Coatings / Chemicals). This position has the primary responsibility of supporting the development of solutions for the Coatings Industry. The position is working in a chemistry lab (supporting the Formulation Additives Group). Duties include, but are not limited to, mixing chemicals, testing samples, and documentation. We are seeking candidates who:
•    Must have a strong sense of work ethic and self-motivation.
•    Must operate with a high sense of urgency.
•    Must be able to work comfortably in a team environment and also effectively on individual efforts.
•    Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word and MS Excel.
•    Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Must be flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.
•    Must possess good oral and written communication skills.

Skills Required:
•    Experience in laboratory activity - performance experiments and familiarity with basic chemical mixing is required.
•    Experience with coatings applications
•    Experience in vendor management - ordering materials, cataloging materials is a plus
•    Experience in technical documentation desired
•    Basic knowledge of chemical instrumentation required
•    Basic knowledge of chemical compatibility required
•    Basic knowledge of chemical handling and chemical storage required
•    College level (Junior level) understanding of chemistry, physics and engineering required
•    Detailed oriented and with high sensitivity to timeline is a must
•    Proactive in task management and ability to address/take care of basic laboratory facilitation

Education Required:
A high School diploma is required with 6 years practical laboratory experience, an Associate's degree with 2 years practical laboratory experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field. Company recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Work Environment:
•    1st (day) shift position
•    Due to the nature of this position, medical clearances will be required.

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.




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