Randstad Laboratory Technician in Davenport, Iowa

Laboratory Technician

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job details:

  • location:Davenport, IA

  • salary:$17 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, August 18, 2017

  • experience:1 years

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:133161

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description

A Lab Technician is needed for a leading manufacturer. The Lab Technician is responsible to set-up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments. In addition, the Lab Technician will monitor experiments, makes observations, and calculate results. A BS degree is required, and candidates must have 1+ year of lab technician experience, not including a work study. Candidates with experience in a food lab are coveted. This is a long term contract opportunity slated to last 5+ months in the Davenport, IA. The shift is a 3rd shift role typically 8 PM or 10 PM - 6 AM.

Responsibilities for the Laboratory Technician

  • Set-up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments

  • Monitor experiments, makes observations, and calculate results

  • Drive laboratory equipment improvements to reduce analytical variation

  • Investigate new laboratory equipment and work with quality engineers, R&D, and Continuous Improvement to conduct trials

  • Lead calibration activities

Requirements for the Laboratory Technician

  • BS Degree required

  • 1+ year of lab technician work is preferred

  • Prior experience within a food lab is preferred

  • Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft applications

  • SAP experience is preferred

Benefits

  • Comprehensive contractor benefits

Job Number: 133161