DuPont Lab Technician Cellulosic Ethanol in Nevada, Iowa
Lab Technician Cellulosic Ethanol (Job Number: 015045W-01)
Lab Technician - Cellulosic Ethanol
DuPont Nevada is looking for talented individuals to join our Nevada, Iowa manufacturing team in the position of a Cellulosic Ethanol Lab Technician. In the Lab Technician role, you will have the opportunity to work within a highly driven team where you can apply your microbiology and analytical skills in our QA/QC Lab. This team provides ongoing support to our large-scale fermentation process.
Prepare reagents and supplies for tests
Assist with special projects
Reporting of test results
Analytical testing for process
Contamination control - pursue possible sources
Maintenance of lab equipment/troubleshooting basic labequipment
Data entry of test results
Support internal customers
Operation of lab equipment including HPLC, GC and NIR
Participate in lab problem solving and troubleshooting
Practice lab hygiene and follow safety procedures
Active participant in training process
Perform basic aseptic techniques
Implement and adhere to ISO standards
The qualified candidate is an effective, results-driven, self-directed and motivated team player who communicates in an open, honest manner. You are able to work12-hour rotating shifts. You must be flexible to participate in training andpotential shift changes and overtime. In addition, qualified candidates should possess the following:
B.S. in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry ora related field highly regarded
Minimum of 1-3 years experience in an industrial labenvironment. This is in addition to any college experience.
Good record-keeping skills and exceptional attention todetail
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbalcommunication skills
Self-starter with systematic decision making, problemsolving and troubleshooting skills
Strong team player with an ability to work closely withall functional teams within the plant
Demonstrated leadership skills highly regarded
Must be able to pass a Respirator Fit test
Must be willing to be an Emergency Response team member
Prior experience with dry-grind ethanol or Ag Bio ishighly regarded
Our benefit package becomes effective on the first day of employment. This includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, holiday and a bonus plan.
Pre-employmentdrug screen and physical required.
Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Nevada
Organization: Industrial Biosciences
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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