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  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
    Chemistry Lab Technician
    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
    A weekly paycheck

    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 "Chemistry Lab Tech" to 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!

    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: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
    Research Lab Technician
    An innovative company in Westbrook is now hiring a Research Lab Technician! Put your scientific knowledge and skills to use in a state-of-the-art facility while gaining experience and connections at a top company!

    What's in it for you?
    Full time job planned to run through the end of 2018
    Great 1st shift Monday-Friday schedule
    $17-19/hour DOE, and weekly pay
    Experience at an industry-leading company

    What will you be doing?
    Performing lab bench work in support of existing products or new product development
    Gathering data, and documenting activities according to guidelines

    What will you bring to the job?
    Good general laboratory skills, including the ability to run standard lab equipment
    Experience with pipetting and ELISA, PCR, or western blot is helpful
    Associate's degree in a scientific discipline preferred
    Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
    Ability to maintain clear, accurate documentation
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    Good organizational, problem solving, and multitasking 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 "Research Lab Tech" to 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!

    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 does a very good job, and they take care of their employees. Thank you very much for the great job you gave me!" - S.R., Portland
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 08 August 2018
    Multiple Lab Openings
    Now seeking mechanically inclined individuals for a variety of lab openings in Westbrook! If you're looking to put your scientific knowledge to use in a stable, long term position at a well-established company, then this is definitely an opportunity to consider!

    What's in it for you?
    Full time, long term position
    8am-5pm Monday-Friday schedule
    $16-16.50/hour and a weekly paycheck

    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 "Lab Openings" to 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!

    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: Kohler
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 07 August 2018
    NOW HIRING: Chemical Lab Technician

    This Technician role involves:
    * Conducting and completing salt-spray corrosion testing, including loading & unloading parts from acetic acid tanks, documenting results (using digital photography & writing reports)
    * Perform x-ray plating thickness testing
    * Assist with lab projects through sample preparation, hardness testing, and use of microscopes

    Skills/Requirements:
    * Associate degree in Chemistry or similar scientific or technical field with lab experience
    * Successful completion of a background check and drug screen
    * Highly organized and detail-oriented skills; ability to differentiate colors
    * Computer skills with Microsoft Office experience
    * Ability to follow company safety procedures

    What's in it for You?
    * Consistent Paycheck EVERY WEEK
    * Pay: up to $22.50/hr depending on experience
    * 1st Shift, Full-Time hours (approximately a 12-month assignment)
    * Eligible for Full Benefits after 90 days through Manpower (Medical, Dental, and 401K options)
  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 03 August 2018
    Manpower has an opening for a Microbiology Lab Technician.

    Job duties and responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:
    - Performing microbiological testing using both instrumental and traditional techniques
    - Preparing microbiological media/reagents
    - Collecting/processing/evaluating routine samples
    - Working with bacterial cultures
    - Calibrating laboratory instruments
    - Cleaning/sanitizing laboratory equipment
    - Performing environmental monitoring of production facilities

    This is a full-time, 40+ hour a week position working mainly Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4pm with the occasional weekend. A Bachelor's degree in natural science and experience in a medical lab is preferred.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application at www.manpower.com and then us at 812-429-7321 to get set up with next steps.
  • Location: Zeeland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 01 August 2018
    Manpower is recruiting for a Lab Technician to work at Mead Johnson Nutrition, located in Zeeland Mi.

    There are 2 positions available, one on nights and one on 2nd shift. Each position will involve performing analytical testing in an industrial quality control lab setting, emphasizing aseptic sample handling, autoclaves, cultural and rapid/instrumental techniques, strict adherence to procedures, efficient time management, and strong attention to detail.

    A degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent work experience in a scientific or pharmaceutical field is required.
  • Location: Ames
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 27 July 2018
    Are you an experienced Lab Assistant who enjoys all that science has to offer? Do you have a general understanding of laboratory operations or quality control in an industrial or municipal facility? A Manpower client in Grand Junction has an immediate need for a contract Lab Assistant. What’s in it for you? •Contract position through October. •Convenience of daytime hours. •Work/life balance. •Option for overtime.
  • Location: Burlington
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2018
    Local Burlington, VT Company that produces Green Cleaning Products, is seeking an Associate Scientist to join their team. The Associate Scientist provides technical support to the upstream team in the formulation development of key cleaning products. Candidate in this role will have a combination of skills in the laboratory, creative problem-solving skills, an understanding of consumer drivers in our product categories, and the passion to bring truly differentiated products to market.

    Job Duties
    * Support the upstream team in their projects; Batching, formulating, running stability
    * Conduct market analyses to identify product's innovative points of differentiation for formulation, claims and/or performance
    * Support Research and Development Manager in disruptive innovation projects
    * Perform other tasks as required by Research and Development in the fulfillment of its objectives

    Requirements
    * BS in Chemistry or related discipline; Advanced degrees is an advantage
    * 1-2 year's experience in R&D, Formula Development or Technical Product Management
    * Strong organizational, verbal, and written skills
    * Able to maintain a neat lab notebook, work cleanly and independently in the lab
    * Able to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
    * Intense attention to detail

    For immediate consideration, please email your resume to burlington.cp@manpower.com or call Manpower at 802-862-5747!
  • Location: Saint Joseph
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2018
    Pet Care Specialist - St. Joseph, MO

    Description:
    This position is responsible for organizing and performing the necessary work related to the care, palatability testing, and nutritional testing of the dogs under general supervision. This is a temporary position.

    -Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual
    -Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
    -Perform feeding trials according to the protocol submitted in the request
    -Schedule and process palatability tests
    -Perform nutritional and behavior trials according to the protocol submitted in the request
    -Accurately record data as outlined by the requesting project scientist
    -Perform grooming as necessary
    -Obtain animal body weights as required
    -Provide exercise programs for dogs
    -Provide socialization programs for pets
    -Care for and monitor growth of puppies
    -Report to the veterinarian sick or unusual behavior observed in the dogs
    -Report to the Manager any broken or damaged equipment, item or physical area
    -Perform routine or minor maintenance of facility property & equipment (e.g. feeding system)
    -Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties
    -Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment
    -Organize incoming food for palatability trials
    -Some animal handling or grooming experience preferred

    FULL TIME POSITION: 40 HOURS PER WEEK
    Friday thru Mondays (10 hour days, 6:30-5pm)

    Interested? Apply today or call a representative at 816.221.0795
  • Location: Allegan
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018
    Are you looking for a second shift (Monday-Friday 3PM-11PM), opportunity in the lab setting to help develop and grow your scientific skills? Do you currently hold an associates degree in a scientific field or are in progress of one? A reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan is seeking a Lab Tech Assistant. The individual selected for this position will be

    working with the lab employees/management staff supporting products/RM testing needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: lab ware cleaning (manual hand washing and using a validated dishwasher), data entry into the lab information management system (LIMS), inventory/ordering of supplies, interoffice mail courier role and housekeeping duties. Must be able to lift ~50lbs.



    Required Skills

    AS in a Scientific Field or in progress, Works well with others and independently, some experience with data entry into computer programs, learns quickly and good attendance record. Have the ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check. Apply today!
  • Location: Louisville
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 20 July 2018
    Manpower is looking for Fire Hose Testers

    Description:

    Must be able to work in various conditions (hot, cold, dusty, noisy, etc.).
    Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs.
    Previous experience with similar work is a plus.
    Will be assisting in annual fire hose testing.
    Deploying and rolling of fire hoses as well as assisting with the re-racking of hose.