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  • Location: Albany County , Warren County , Rensselaer County , Schenectady County , Saratoga County
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
    Have experience in a lab testing, analyzing and documenting samples? Looking for steady day shift work with weekly pay? Manpower has an immediate opening for a Quality Control/Lab Tech on 3rd shift. What’s in it for you? • Full time hours • Night shift • Wages starting based on experience What is the job? • Receive, label and analyze samples • Execute laboratory testing according to standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility • Maintain/calibrate equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies • Other duties as assigned What do you bring to the job? • Ability to use technology, good at working with hands, physically able to stand for long periods of time, detail-oriented • Self-starter, aggressive work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision • High school degree or equivalent plus 2 years technical degree/or experience • Must be flexible to work any shift and/or to adjust shift when necessary • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, instructions, signs, signals, and safety training Manpower specializes in hiring here in the Capital Region area. We fill jobs that are temporary, temporary to hire, direct hire and short term assignments. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Apply today https://jobboard.tempworks.com/ManpowerAlbanyNY/Jobs/Details/8767?Distance=Fifty&SortBy=Name&RowNum=23 or call us at 518-459-2800. Follow us on Facebook to keep updated with career tips and current hiring trends. https://www.facebook.com/ManpowerAlbanyNY
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
    Scientific Associate
    A well-known, highly innovative company is now hiring a Scientific Associate in its Westbrook facility. This is a great opportunity to put your specialized skills to use in a state-of-the-art lab!

    What's in it for you?
    $15-18/hour depending on experience
    Full time position planned to run for at least 6 months
    Great 1st shift weekday schedule
    Experience gained at an industry-leading company
    On-site cafeteria and bistro
    Discounted on-site gym access

    What will you be doing?
    Supporting product development by performing lab bench work
    Analyzing data and determining the appropriate course of action
    Documenting activities according to guidelines
    Ordering lab supplies
    Communicating with other departments as needed

    What will you bring to the job?
    Good general laboratory skills
    Associate's degree in a scientific discipline preferred
    Great written and verbal communication skills
    Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    Ability to effectively communicate scientific data, and maintain clear and accurate documentation

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-774-8258, or texting 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!

    You'll love working with Manpower - but don't take our word for it! Here's what one of our associates had to say about their experience:
    "After going to the office and talking with Manpower, I was on assignment in less than two weeks. And it's not just an assignment - Manpower found me a career." - A.R., Auburn
  • Location: Shelton
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018
    Popular Consumer Products Company in Trumbull looking for Temporary Laboratory Technicians. These are 6 month, full time assignments @ $18.50 per hour.
    As a lab technician, you will be responsible for assisting in the formulation development of new global innovations for cleansing products. Day to day responsibilities will include:
    - Following process instructions to formulate various cleansing formulations.
    - Maintaining a laboratory notebook which captures formulation details, processing steps, and time/temperature notes for the duration of each formulation batch.
    - Managing the laboratory inventory of raw materials (surfactants, acids, bases, etc) ensuring the lab area is appropriately stocked.
    - Filling, labeling and shipping prototype samples for consumer testing.
    - Maintaining a clean and safe laboratory work area while adhering to Unilever safety protocols.
    - Analyzing product attributes including pH, viscosity, rheology, density, appearance, and color.
    Requirements for this position include:
    - Manager prefers a 4 year degree but she will consider those without a degree that have laboratory experience equal to or greater than 4 years
    - Proficiency with laboratory skills including:
    o Acid base titrations
    o Making solutions
    o pH measurements
    o Basic laboratory equipment; hot plates, heating mantles, mixing units, etc
    o Viscosity and rheology measurements
    - Intermediate computer skills
    o Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint proficiency required
    - Employee must be able to occasionally lift up to 35lbs
    - Employee must be able to be on their feet for a significant portion of the day
    - Must be proficient in English
  • Location: Buckhannon
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018
    Immediate need for a Lab Technician in the Buckhannon, WV area.

    *This position will assist engineering in the monitoring of process shrinkages, cutting samples, testing materials properties, and performing process testing.
    *A successful candidate must be self-motivated and good with a tape measure.
    *All candidates must be intermediate (or better) users of MS Excel.
    *Must be able to work in a physically demanding environment.
    *Must have basic computer skills.
    *The job is temporary lasting in a range of 6 months.

    Education/Experience
    *Ideally, the candidate will have a Technical Degree or experience working in a lab or in a technician position (i.e. lab tech, process tech, engineering tech, or drafting tech etc.)

    Manpower is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
    Lab Project
    Our client, a globally-established company in Westbrook, is now hiring Lab Technicians for a great 1 month project! Assist a skilled team in a state-of-the-art facility while gaining valuable experience at a leading company!

    What's in it for you?
    Great full time project planned to run for approximately 4 weeks
    $14/hour, and weekly pay
    Experience gained at one of the area's leading manufacturers
    Excellent weekday schedule working 7am-3:30pm or 7:30am-4pm

    What will you be doing?
    Basic lab duties, such as pipetting
    Following established procedures
    Documenting activities and results

    What will you bring to the job?
    Knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures
    Good documentation skills

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-774-8258, or texting 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!

    You'll love working with Manpower - but don't take our word for it! Here's what one of our associates had to say about their experience:
    "I had a very positive experience with Manpower! They do a great job, and I'd like to thank them for being so thorough, pleasant, and professional." -K.J., Biddeford
  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 10 April 2018
    We are recruiting for an Chemical Analysis Lab Tech to work in a food based industry for infants.

    Position details & desired skills
    Analytical Responsibilities (needs experience with)…
    Instrumentation
    - LECO TruMac
    - HPLC, UHPLC
    - HPIC-PAD
    - GC
    - Milk Analyzer
    - Bomb Calorimeter
    - Ultra-centrifuge, Centrifuge
    - Glassware Washers
    - Autoclaves

    Other Responsivities (needs experience with)…
    Laboratory
    - Pipette Calibrations
    - Chemical Inventory
    - Instrument Data Backup/Archiving
    - Instrument Maintenance
    - Freezer Storage Monitoring
    - Gas Cylinder Stock Monitoring
    Administrative
    - Ordering/Receiving
    - Stockroom Organization and Monitoring
    - Cost of Analysis Estimates
    - Maintenance Requests
    - Fire Marshall Experience

    Collect, prepare and analyze samples to support the organization as requested. Perform chemical analyses of various samples assays including but not limited to full amino acids profiles, molecular weight profiles, headspace analysis, protein, saccharide analysis, SDS-PAGE analysis, energy analysis, and other following established methods and utilizing accepted laboratory techniques. Compose highly detailed analytical reports in a timely manner for each sample analyzed in compliance with established R&D analysis procedures and guidelines.

    Operate, calibrate and maintain laboratory instruments. Perform duties required in the routine maintenance of a safe and appropriate laboratory environment which is compliant with company and regulatory standards. Maintain current, complete, legible notebooks and laboratory records in compliance with good scientific and regulatory practices. Keep management and Ad Hoc process administrator informed as appropriate of sample issues through timely verbal and written communication. Perform complex calculations and troubleshooting of analytical problems. Work in a laboratory environment using teamwork and interpersonal skills to accomplish goals.

    If you have a BS or BA in a scientfic discipline, please apply at www.manpower.com and call us at 812.429.7321.
  • Location: Jonesboro
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 10 April 2018
    Test, analyse, and interpret results for microbiology, in-process and finished product samples submitted from all parts of the organization. Operate Celsis luminometer, rapid testing for microbiology. Provide timely and detailed investigation summaries during root cause analysis relating to microbiology and sanitation.

    Key Responsibilities:
    (Please describe the responsibilities and end results that would be expected.)
    Ensure daily that appropriate materials and products are microbiologically sampled, tested and released from the warehouse management system, (WMS), LENS, and SAP. Perform random micro-testing as required or where required for contract manufacturing business.
    Maintain all logs in the laboratory. Clean and maintain laboratory equipment as required per the maintenance and calibration schedule.
    Assist in validation of sanitization protocols for operations and compounding. Assist in selection and ongoing performance evaluation of sanitizers to support "micro clean" operations.
    Provide direction/technical support to Unilever Jonesboro personnel relative to sanitization and preservation.
    Order supplies and maintain lab inventories.
    Follow all safety, quality, GLPs and cGMP policies and requirements.

    ESSENTIAL:
    Bachelors Degree in a Science or Technical related field

    PREFERRED:
    Microbiology, Biology

    Experience Required:
    ESSENTIAL:
    1 year of Manufacturing

    PREFERRED / DESIRABLE:
    FDA experience and/or awareness of FDA cosmetic and drug regulations
    QA exposure in plant environment
    Strong Analytical & technical thought process
    Excellent oral, written communication and effective interpersonal skills; and be able to communicate test results and deliver presentations to peer-to-peer, Supervisors, and Leadership/Management teams.
    Travel:
    Occasional and typically domestic destinations, less than 5%, as needed for training
    Contacts:
    Factory - Site Leaders, Manufacturing Managers, Site / Maintenance Engineers, Shop floor supervisors and Operators
    R&D - Technicians
    Quality Professionals - Factory team and Factory Manager
    External Regulatory Inspectors
    Lab Suppliers
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 09 April 2018
    Senior Project Manager
    An innovative company in Westbrook is now hiring a Senior Project Manager! Utilize your expertise in a fast-paced professional environment while ensuring the success of vital projects.

    What's in it for you?
    Full time project planned to run for at least six months
    $29-32/hour DOE
    Weekly pay
    8am-5pm Monday-Friday schedule
    Work with of the area's leading companies

    What will you be doing?
    Managing projects to ensure ongoing success and customer satisfaction
    Helping to modify projects as needed to ensure desired outcomes are achieved
    Administering and managing internal programs, including planning workflow process improvements, preparing cost analyses, and budget management
    Ensuring that documentation meets regulatory requirements

    What will you bring to the job?
    Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or related scientific field, OR equivalent combination of education and experience required
    Ability to Interpret business issues and recommending solutions and best practices
    Ability to utilize a broad perspective to provide innovative solutions to complex problems
    Ability to work independently

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-774-8258, or texting 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!

    You'll love working with Manpower - but don't take our word for it! Here's what one of our associates had to say about their experience:
    "Manpower is the best - very professional and friendly!" - A.R., Auburn
  • Location: Tamaqua
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 06 April 2018
    Local Tamaqua, Pa company, has immediate opening for an operator

    Operations and Maintenance Technician

    Responsibilities include: operate and maintain a chemical processing plant, load and unload liquid tanker trucks, sample and analyze material, make adjustments to system based on analytical results through computer operating system, fill and empty recessed filter press, maintain pumps, valves, piping, compressors, filter press, motors, mixers, and all other equipment, as well as, care for and maintain building and grounds. Must be able to lift 75 lbs., climb ladders, work in both hot and cold conditions wearing personal protective equipment. Job requires working 12 hour rotating shifts,weekends, holidays and overtime.

    Must have strong mechanical and troubleshooting abilities, basic computer skills and the ability to work safely and independently. Knowledge of basic chemistry is preferred.

    Interested candidates must create a profile on www.manpowerjobs.com and call the Pottsville office at 570-622-9704.
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 05 April 2018
    Chemistry Lab Technician, $16/hour!
    Now seeking a mechanically inclined Chemistry Lab Technician! If you're looking to put your scientific knowledge to use in a stable, long term position at a well-established company, then this may be the opportunity for you!

    What's in it for you?
    Full time, long term position
    8am-5pm Monday-Friday schedule
    $16/hour and a weekly paycheck
    $0.50 raise after 6 months, $1 after a year, plus a bonus during the year!

    What will you be doing?
    Preparing and testing lab coatings
    Operating complex and valuable bench size testing, lab, and pilot equipment
    Running the pilot line
    Performing basic mechanical change-over and maintenance tasks
    Performing safety checks

    What will you bring to the job?
    Prior chemistry lab experience
    A strong mechanical and mathematical aptitude
    Excellent attention to detail
    A degree in chemistry or a related scientific/mathematic discipline (preferred)

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-774-8258, or texting 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!

    You'll love working with Manpower - but don't take our word for it! Here's what one of our associates had to say about their experience:
    "I love the job I have, and Manpower helped me get there!" - T.B., Biddeford
  • Location: Lincoln - Lancaster County
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 05 April 2018
    Laboratory Technician, Full Time, Various Shifts

    Do you enjoy working in a lab type environment with a company that recognizes your values and contributions? Are you looking for a career opportunity in your field?

    Manpower has immediate openings for Lab Techs on 1st and 2nd shifts.

    What's in it for you?
    * Full time hours, paid training
    * Competitive wages, start at $13.50/hr
    * Option to take free college courses and skills training
    * Referral bonus

    What is the job?
    * Perform laboratory testing and services to support customer data generation including the sequenom, microsatellite, veterinary diagnostics and sequencing
    * Conduct entire spectrum of sequencing data generation from sample management and processing
    * RNA/DNA Extraction
    * Sample preparation for analysis and sequencing
    * Operate highly throughput instrumentation
    * Generate and analyze data from a variety of laboratory techniques and analytical instrumentation
    * Maintain laboratory notebooks, archives, and sample specimen repository, as applicable

    What do you bring to the job?
    * Proficiency in providing input to the best ways to maximize laboratory efficiency
    * 1 - 2 years related experience or education (chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, animal science) preferred
    * Great attitude and ability to work in a team
    * Ability to pass a background check and drug screen

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact our recruiters at 402-484-5511.

    We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Also, check out Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath
  • Location: Clark
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 03 April 2018
    Lab Job in Clark, NJ.

    We are looking for someone who has had lab experience, preferably for a cosmetic company, but not mandatory. We need someone who is proactive and can handle basic duties such as batching cleansers and emulsions, keeping track of stability, working with support groups to submit samples for testing and filling, binding/labeling samples for clinical studies.

    This is a 9 month project. The hours are business hours Mondays- thru Fridays.

    Salary is negotiable but the range is $25-$30/HR depending on experience level.

    For consideration for the lab job, please submit your resume today.
  • Location: Ames , Fort Dodge , Grand Junction
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Sunday, 18 March 2018
    This day position performs laboratory tests of production samples for a dry mill ethanol plant to ensure the quality of the final product. Primary function is to ensure the quality of the final product is in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations and Company Standards. Primary Function: •Performs daily laboratory tests of production samples to ensure the quality of the final product, and enters data into electronic data system. Certifies final products and ensures that all products meet trade standards before release. •Follows quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of test results. •Assists the Quality Manager with the inventory and ordering supplies to ensure efficient laboratory operations. •Supports the Safety and Environmental Compliance Manager/Operations/Commodities teams as directed by supervisor. Additional Responsibilities: •Ensures work area is kept clean and free from safety hazards which requires regular bending and occasional lifting. •Completes tasks as assigned by the Quality Manager and Plant Manager. •Participates in company Feed Safety Program/SHE programs and has the ability to lead in these areas. •Accepts/carries out/completes other duties as assigned.