Laboratory Technician, Fine Chemical Products

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Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Gainesville, FL, US, 32609

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Lab Technician, Fine Chemical Products

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

This hourly position is part of the Fine Chemicals Business. The role provides chemical laboratory support for the development of new products and applications as well as the support of currently manufactured products. The position is located at our Research and Development laboratory in Gainesville FL. Hours of work are typically Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, but flex time is permitted as well.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chemical synthesis of new target molecules
  • Work with Chemists and/or Engineers and assist in the design and assembly of laboratory and pilot systems
  • Detailed record keeping
  • Organization of samples and the overall laboratory
  • Maintain clean and safe work environments
  • Work effectively with members of a team to achieve project targets and deadlines
  • Organize and effectively communicate results (reports, tables, charts)
  • Promote safety as a general behavior and participate faithfully in all safety initiatives.

 

QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related technical field or 5 years of relevant work experience. Preferred 3 years of experience in development lab.
  • Strong work ethic and good organizational skills
  • Helpful to have experience working in a chemical laboratory setting; including safely handling and mixing chemicals, documenting experiments, and operating analytical equipment
  • Proficient in use of scientific method, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • Ability to follow instructions as well as to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

 

The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Engaged in the R&D process. Actively seeks deeper understanding of the materials and processes of daily work.
  • Able to do assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Supportive, encouraging, and helpful when working within a team environment
  • Demonstrates Initiative in all areas of work. Recognizes and looks for solutions to opportunities. Seeks out new ideas and takes ownership

 

Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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