R&D Tech

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #37325

R&D Technician
$17-18/hour – Monday to Friday 7a-3p
Astrix Technology is seeking an R&D Technician to join our client’s team in Lake Forest area! The R&D Technician is primarily responsible for supporting the work efforts of the R&D Chemists and the R&D department in general. The ideal candidate will have laboratory experience and be skilled in data entry and close attention to detail.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Testing using laboratory equipment such as pH meters, viscometer, homogenizer, and mixers
  • Performing raw material handling and formula processing instruction
  • Prepares laboratory scale formulations
  • Issues non-complex batch adjustments
  • Responsible for laboratory raw material supply
  • Ability to record, maintain, and transfer technical information
  • Computer work including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Follow safety protocols
  • Complete other tasks or project as assigned by the manager
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Able to work long periods of time in front of a computer screen

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED (required)
  • Associate or Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biology, etc. (preferred)
  • 1+ year(s) experience in a laboratory setting (preferred)


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