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R&D Lab Technician

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Santa Ana, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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R&D Chemistry/Lab Technician
Shift: 1st - 8AM - 5PM or 8AM - 4:30PM
Pay: $12.50/hr
Duration: Contract, based on performance / eligibility of benefits through Aerotek
Background, Drug Test & Physical Required
**Must be able to lift 20lbs and purchase steel-toed boots.

****BS in Chemistry Required****

โˆ™ Prepare, test and compare experimental samples
โˆ™ Provide and maintain accurate data and records for raw material evaluations, new product projects and product improvement projects

1. Follow basic lab safety guidelines and regulations
2. Take direction from supervisor and complete assignments in a timely manner
3. Prepare samples using laboratory dispersion and blending equipment
4. Conduct standard tests following Standard Test Procedures including, but not limited to, viscosity, ICI, gloss, tint strength, density, pH, and scrub tests
5. Record and report test results
6. Report problems associated with test equipment or test processes
7. Clean and maintain test equipment, and work area
8. Perform basic laboratory maintenance including, but not limited to, pourback, stocking lab supply, adhesion panel preparation, clean-up
9. Alert supervisors to low levels of raw materials or supplies for projects
10. Maintain regular communication with supervisor

* BS in Chemistry Required
* Knowledge of basic lab skills
* Knowledge of lab safety guidelines and regulations
* Ability to understand and follow defined testing methods and accurately complete test records
* Communication, filing and some computer skills are required

About Aerotek:

Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. Aerotek operates a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit

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