Lab Technician

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Location
Auburndale, Florida
Industry
Science & Research
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 15.50 - US$ 16.00 per hour, $15.50 - 16.00 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_16683
Contact
Melissa Tomachesky, Spherion
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Job Description

* Process incoming or outgoing samples (e.g., receiving, logging, labeling, shipping) using LIMS or other tools to ensure that samples are traceable and properly distributed for analysis. * Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation (e.g., troubleshooting, conducting preventative maintenance, calibrating and repairing). * Develop or validate laboratory test methods or equipment (sampling, monitoring, analytical procedures) in order to ensure reliability and accuracy of analytical results. This may include performing capability studies. * Record data from analyses or experiments in a computer, log book or laboratory notebook. * Identify, classify, maintain, and protect files, documentation and sensitive information consistent with record handling and retention requirements. Instrumental Analysis: Ability to analyze ingredients, syrups, beverages, concentrates or other substances using laboratory instruments. This includes preparation of analytical standards and standard curves.* Laboratory Practices: Knowledge and application of Good Laboratory Practices (e.g., handling of chemicals and glassware, preparation of standards and reagents, proper measuring techniques, data management, housekeeping).* Laboratory Safety and Environmental Protection: The ability and willingness to apply HAZMAT policies, HAZWOPER policies, environmental policies, OSHA policies and the chemical hygiene plan. This includes the safe handling of chemicals and glassware, the use of personal protective equipment and Company safety rules.* Performing In Harsh Environments: Ability and willingness to work under loud, dusty, confined, hot, cold or otherwise unpleasant conditions in the work area.

Working hours: 7:00 am - 7:30 pm or 7:00 pm - 7:30 am

Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Biology
Must be able to work weekends and 3rd shift

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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