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Polymer Laboratory Technician

HirePower Personnel, Inc Charlotte, NC
  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description:

This position will have the primary responsibility for supporting the Polymer Laboratory.
• Executing all facets of development and applications testing including:
o Operation of laboratory-scale solvent and water phase polymerization reactors
o Preparation of chemical solutions and reaction preparations
o Screening application requests and communicating with requestors to clarify needs.
o Timely entering, updating and closing projects in a database.
o Generating consistent, reliable data and interpreting it.
o Communicating interim and final results in appropriate detail via written reports, emails, phone calls.
o Preparing project materials for shipment to colleagues and customers.
o Maintaining an archive of project materials.
• Maintaining and operating testing equipment & instruments.
• Measuring the physical properties of specimens using viscometers, particle size analyzers, rheometers, and other instruments.
• Generating ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and/or the overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team.
• Authoring and/or updating procedures.
• Maintaining neat and organized lab common spaces including project files.
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
• A Bachelors's or Associates's degree in science (preferably Chemistry) or 5+ years of relevant experience is required. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
• Must be capable of working in a structured environment where activities are governed by written procedures.
• Must have a strong sense of work ethic and self-motivation. Must operate with a high sense of urgency.
• Must be able to work comfortably in a team environment and also effectively on an individual basis.
• Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. Control hardware and software experience is a plus.
• Experience with polymer processing and testing equipment is desirable.
• Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail.
• Must be highly organized, flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.
• Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
• Good mechanical aptitude is desirable.
• The qualified individual will be capable of full shifts of light physical activity, full days of desk work and combinations of both.

Additional Details:

The work schedule is expected to be 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM Monday through Friday
Job is focused on maintaining and operating testing equipment & instruments
Measuring the physical properties of specimens using viscometers, particle size analyzers, rheometers, and other instruments.

HirePower Personnel, Inc

HirePower Personnel, Inc. (HPP) is a woman owned and operated Staffing and IT Professional Services business incorporated in 2002. HPP continually assesses the business climate and develops staffing applications to meet our client’s needs. Exceptional customer service and a results oriented approach to employment enable us to create the right fit for both the client and employee. HPP holds Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certifications. We have provided support to clients in the following segments: Information Technology, Refining & Marketing, Exploration & Production, Healthcare, Manufacturing Retail Distribution, Logistics, Payroll & Resource Planning Optimization, Geology & Geophysical, Finance, Administration, Customer Service, and Automotive. HPP has a proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects and revenue streams over $4M annually per project. Our thorough vetting system includes extensive background checks, drug screening, a proprietary resume database of qualified personnel and account specific recruiters to ensure comprehensive service and true partnership. We also have a Global Resourcing Center based in Romania that allows us to work around the clock sourcing candidates to fulfill your staffing needs.


11501 Steele Creek Road
Charlotte, NC
28273 USA