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  • Location: Holland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019
    Are you looking for a a second shift opportunity in the lab setting to help develop and grow your scientific skills? Do you currently hold an associate's degree in a scientific field or are in progress of one? Manpower is partnering with a reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan. We are seeking a long term temporary Lab Tech Assistant for their Holland, Michigan facility. 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: providing assistance and support of Quality Control activities as they pertain to sample receipt, laboratory supply maintenance, cleaning of laboratory glassware, C of A data transfer, occasional sampling and various administrative duties. In order to be considered for this position an individual must have the ability to wear a respirator and handle hazardous chemicals on a daily basis including pouring into a 55 gallon drum, Ability to lift 50 pounds, and be Comfortable with climbing step ladders up to 10 feet

    Pay rate- 12/hr
    Shift- 3pm-11pm (may train on first shift)

    Required Skills

    AS in a Scientific Field or in progress

    Works well with others and independently

    Experience with data entry into computer programs

    Learns quickly and good attendance record.

    Has 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.

    If you meet the above requirements and are eager to utilize your scientific mindset, apply today!
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019
    Laboratory Technician
    A leading manufacturer in Westbrook is now seeking a Laboratory Technician! Carry out testing in a laboratory environment while helping a great company ensure its well-known products continue to meet established quality standards.

    What's in it for you?
    Stable full time, long term job
    Monday-Friday schedule working 7:30am-4pm
    $16.50/hour, paid weekly

    What will you be doing?
    Preparing and processing samples
    Safely handling and analyzing chemicals
    Operating a variety of lab equipment, including spectrometers, microscopes, and solvent extractors
    Carefully following analysis procedures
    Entering data and reporting on results with accuracy and precision

    What will you bring to the job?
    Bachelor's degree in a scientific field, or Associate's degree with equivalent experience
    A background in analytical techniques in a laboratory setting
    Knowledge of chemistry (organic and inorganic) and algebra
    Strong organizational, multitasking, and written and verbal communication skills
    Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, and the ability to easily learn new software programs
    Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

    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 "Laboratory Technician" 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 fantastic job. They are very friendly, and have helped me more than they know. I am very grateful for this company - thank you!" - O.A., Bangor
  • Location: Westbrook
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2019
    Laboratory Test Technician
    A leading manufacturer in Westbrook is now seeking a Laboratory Technician! Carry out testing in a laboratory environment while helping a great company ensure its well-known products continue to meet established quality standards.

    What's in it for you?
    Stable full time, long term job
    Monday-Friday schedule working 7:30am-4pm
    $16.50/hour, paid weekly

    What will you be doing?
    Operating laboratory testing and pilot equipment
    Carefully following directions with limited supervision
    Clearly communicating results, both verbally and in writing
    Other tasks as needed

    What will you bring to the job?
    Previous laboratory/testing experience
    Knowledge of basic chemistry and basic math, including algebra
    Computer proficiency
    Ability to perform basic mechanical tasks
    Associate's degree or equivalent education and experience 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 "Laboratory Test Technician" 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 fantastic job. They are very friendly, and have helped me more than they know. I am very grateful for this company - thank you!" - O.A., Bangor
  • Location: Portland
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2019
    Part Time Production Lab Technician
    A growing biotech company in the Portland area is now hiring a Part Time Production Lab Technician. If you have some prior lab experience, or are studying biology, chemistry, or a similar scientific discipline, this is the perfect opportunity to put your knowledge to use while building your skills in a production lab environment. Join an innovative team while supporting the manufacturing of trusted, high-quality products used in the animal health industry - apply today!

    What's in it for you?
    Part time, long term employment
    Competitive pay of $16/hour, paid weekly
    Monday-Friday schedule working 3-4 hours per day (15-20 hours per week)
    Clean and safe work environment
    Growth potential for the right candidate

    What will you be doing?
    Large-scale sterile liquid filtration and processing
    Preparing media
    Cleaning and sanitizing work station, including equipment and glassware
    Disposing of waste

    What will you bring to the job?
    Knowledge of general laboratory practices, including familiarity with aseptic technique
    Ability to frequently stand, walk, climb stairs, and lift and lower up to 50lbs
    Basic computer 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 "PT Production 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 fantastic job. They are very friendly, and have helped me more than they know. I am very grateful for this company - thank you!" - O.A., Bangor
  • Location: Lafayette
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 14 January 2019
    Qualifications:

    Associates degree in chemistry or a minimum of three years work experience in laboratory testing as defined below:
    Proper utilization of laboratory equipment for the purpose of consistent testing through all manufacturing stages, thus requiring experience with the following:

    - Gas Chromatograph Testing
    - ISO9001 Instrument Calibrations
    - Laboratory Data Entry into Access Database, Quality Database and SAP
    - Analysis of Quality Trends Through Application of Sound Statistical Techniques
    - Standard Wet Testing
    - Back Up Role of First Shift Lab Technician

    Competencies required for this position are:

    - Concern For Impact
    - Results Orientation
    - Business / Customer Focused
    - Problem Solving

    Summary of Primary Duties:

    The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for daily testing of finished and unfinished emulsions per ISO9001 requirements and standard operating procedures. The Laboratory Technician will need to be willing to work weekends, thus best supporting the plants needs for analytical and wet analysis testing during the off shift to aid product flow through the plant.
    Starting pay is around 17/hr

    Give Manpower a call and apply today!
    765-447-0874
  • Location: Warrendale
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 14 January 2019
    Are you looking for a position that makes use of your R&D skills? We are looking for hardworking professionals interested in establishing themselves at an industry leader in quality machining and fabrication. Located in the Warrendale are, this position is offering a competitive rate with a great company!

    Duties Include:
    * Reviewing technical information in product and raw material specifications;
    * Supporting R&D projects, new product development, testing, advanced weathering as well as other 3rd party testing and certification;
    * Defining and analyzing key process input/output variables, and recommend action plans based on quality, analytical or lab scale data;
    * Working hands on to develop prototypes and engage in scaling up processes for production;
    * Promoting continuous improvement through Six Sigma and other applicable tools and methodologies
    * Other Duties as assigned.

    Preferred Candidates Will Have:
    * 1-3 years of experience in the R&D field;
    * Ability to work collaboratively with others;
    * Excellent computer skills & communication skills;
    * Experience using specification systems is a plus;
    * Good problem solving skills, self-starter with a passion to learn;
    * Food Science or Food Packaging knowledge is preferred but not required;
    * Experience using specification systems is a plus.

    Are you interested in learning more about this great opportunity? Apply today!
  • Location: Ann Arbor
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 11 January 2019
    Manpower is currently seeking a Clinical Lab Technician for our client in Ann Arbor. This is a long-term, dayshift opportunity paying $16.00 per hour. Job responsibility will include clinical physiology bench testing such as collecting breath samples, removing ph catheter from patients, obtaining clinical patient history prior to procedures and assisting with venipuncture and IV insertion. Strong customer service and communication skills are required.

    Call Manpower today for more information and immediate consideration: 734-665-3757 ext: 4. Get a head start by creating an account at manpower.com and then give us a call!

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  • Location: Ames , Grand Junction
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019
    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 or permanent position. •Convenience of daytime hours. •Work/life balance. •Option for overtime.
  • Location: Zeeland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 09 January 2019
    Manpower is recruiting for a Lab Technician to work at Mead Johnson Nutrition, located in Zeeland Mi.

    All shifts available. 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: Allegan
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 09 January 2019
    Are you looking for a second shift position in the lab setting to help develop and grow your scientific skills? Do you currently have a high school diploma and are interested in working in a lab? Manpower is partnering with a reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan, Perrigo. We are seeking a long-term temporary 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.



    Hours- Could train on first shift,
    perm shift- M-F 3PM-11PM

    Pay rate- 12/hr



    Required Skills

    AS in a Scientific Field or in progress is preferred

    Works well with others and independently

    Experience with data entry into computer programs

    Learns quickly and good attendance record.

    Has 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.

    A drug screen and background check will be conducted

    If you meet the above requirements and are eager to utilize your scientific mindset, Apply today!
  • Location: Des Moines , Ames , Grand Junction
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 09 January 2019
    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 or permanent position. •Convenience of daytime hours. •Work/life balance. •Option for overtime.
  • Location: Des Moines , Ames , Grand Junction
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 09 January 2019
    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 or permanent position. •Convenience of daytime hours. •Work/life balance. •Option for overtime.
  • Location: Santa Clara
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 07 January 2019
    We are currently seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to perform and manage facilities-related duties. Reporting to the VP, Finance & Administration, this position will be heavily involved in day-to-day facilities operations and programs. You will be a key team member in a rapidly growing startup-like environment and be responsible for providing and maintaining working space and services that allow Blue River employees to do their best work.
    ● Management of building services for both Sunnyvale and Gilroy locations, including: janitorial, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, interior plant maintenance, and fire and life safety programs
    ● Management of vendor contracts and partners including adherence to contract terms and performance standards
    ● Coordination of preventive maintenance program for building systems with landlord
    ● Responsible for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Fire Department Site Inspections and maintenance of associated records.
    ● Overseeing security program and coordinates with Deere Security Operations group
    ● Management of comprehensive EH&S program
    ● Furniture program management
    ● Refuge and recycling program management, including e-waste
    ● Tenant improvement and building repairs project management
    ● Space planning and move coordination
    ● Fleet vehicle program for company-owned vehicles
    ● Company-owned bicycle program
    ● Be a resource to teammates and managers on company policies, practices, and regulations
    ● Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    ● Minimum of 7 years' experience managing facilities operations for >100 employees with multiple locations in California
    ● In-depth understanding of local, state and federal standards and regulations pertaining to the operations of a facility and relevant environmental, health and safety practices and policies.
    ● Sound judgement and problem-solving skills
    ● Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
    ● Excellent communication skills
    ● Service-oriented approach to facilities work
  • Location: Collingwood
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 07 January 2019
    Medicinal Cannabis is one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical industries in Canada. Are you ready for a career upgrade? Move your horticulture career north of Toronto, to the sunny Wasaga Beach area, and partner your skills with an industry leader in Cannabis production in this Permanent role.

    As Junior Horticulturist, you'll work closely with R&D and Manufacturing, assisting with genetic development, pest management, quality control and plant care strategies.

    JOB SCOPE
    * Produce and/or maintains a diverse and unique genetic palette of plants
    * Prepare fertilizers needed to properly grow plants
    * Confirms temperatures, light level controls, plant health, electronic conductivity and air circulation devises to regulate plant growth
    * Prepare data for evaluation from the Director or R&D and Horticulturalist, and keeps date on plants and program records
    * Assists in research tasks as assigned
    * Aids in the development and execution of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to control of pest
    * Other duties as required to support the organization

    YOU OFFER:
    * BSc or equivalent in a relevant biological science emphasizing horticulture or floriculture greenhouse production
    * Experience with cannabis desired but not essential
    * Strong working knowledge and interest in propagation, and potted plant production
    * Demonstrated ability to conduct specific research to answer questions and solve problems
    * Solid verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively
    * Scientific curiosity, personal drive and networking abilities
    * Able to work in varying temperatures

    To APPLY:
    jen.burton@manpower.com
    www.manpower.ca

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  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 03 January 2019
    We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Lab Technician in the Evansville area.

    Position will be a inorganic laboratory role that is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

    * Collect, analyze, and report results for test samples of packaging components
    * Work towards learning all primary analytical methods and processes, and understand basic operation procedures utilized in the lab.
    * Organize daily work to ensure that routine testing is performed in a timely manner, and that all deadlines are met.
    * Maintain current (time of analysis), complete, and legible laboratory records per GMP regulations.
    * Communicate issues encountered with work assignments to team and Management as soon as possible.
    * Contribute to a collaborative working relationship within lab group, with production, and with other internal customers.
    * Maintain lab in a clean, organized, and safe state before leaving shift.
    * Communicate clearly and ensure paperwork is complete between shifts.
    * Work safely with hazardous materials.
    * Flexibility to work in other QC labs as needed.

    Bachelor's degree in a science related field, preferably Chemistry or Biology. The ability to organize and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously is a must. Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team, and communicate in both written and verbal format is a necessity. Be available for any shift.

    If you have these qualifications, apply at www.manpower.com and call us at 812.429.7321
  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 03 January 2019
    We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Lab Technician in the Evansville area.

    Position will be a inorganic laboratory role that is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

    * Collect, analyze, and report results for test samples of packaging components
    * Work towards learning all primary analytical methods and processes, and understand basic operation procedures utilized in the lab.
    * Organize daily work to ensure that routine testing is performed in a timely manner, and that all deadlines are met.
    * Maintain current (time of analysis), complete, and legible laboratory records per GMP regulations.
    * Communicate issues encountered with work assignments to team and Management as soon as possible.
    * Contribute to a collaborative working relationship within lab group, with production, and with other internal customers.
    * Maintain lab in a clean, organized, and safe state before leaving shift.
    * Communicate clearly and ensure paperwork is complete between shifts.
    * Work safely with hazardous materials.
    * Flexibility to work in other QC labs as needed.

    Bachelor's degree in a science related field, preferably Chemistry or Biology. The ability to organize and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously is a must. Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team, and communicate in both written and verbal format is a necessity. Be available for any shift.

    If you have these qualifications, apply at www.manpower.com and call us at 812.429.7321
  • Location: Berkeley Springs
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 02 January 2019
    Now Seeking an Experienced Lab Technician

    The Lab Technician will support product and process developers to create new products and business opportunities. This position will perform sample testing, support development of mimic testing, maintain a laboratory notebook, schedule maintenance of test equipment, and perform other duties to assist in developing new products and business opportunities. The Lab Technician will report into the Industrial and Specialty Products Technology Director.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    * Perform various testing of standardized ISO and ASTM test methods
    * Work with product and process developers to develop new test methods or application mimic equipment and procedures.
    * Maintain a laboratory notebook to properly document data to support creation of patents, trade secrets and/or other intellectual property that provides a business advantage
    * Interface with various personal to accomplish new product development: production, supply chain, customers, suppliers, and science and technology
    * Schedule and supervise maintenance of test equipment
    * As needed manage small capital project for new methods and equipment
    As necessary, provide technical support to production
    * Additional duties as assigned

    Must have a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience with preference given to people that have worked in a research and development environment.

    * Demonstrated mechanical skill set
    * History of building collaborative relationships
    * Strong verbal and written communication skill
    * Knowledge and experience with safe industrial laboratory procedures including chemical handling
    * Basic analytical test experience
    * Basic computer and office skills

    Science or Engineering Degree Preferred.
  • Location: Burlington
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 31 December 2018
    This position involves working in the formulation lab - will need to make up detergent formulations and measure them for properties and to be able to set up storage tests.

    Pay Rate: $23.46/hour
    Duration: 6 months

    What's in it for you?
    * Steady weekly paycheck
    * Competitive wage
    * Open office environment
    * Manpower team to support your needs
    * Option to take free college courses and skills training
    What's the job?
    * Will use measurement machinery; stirrers, pH machinery, glass beakers, storage cabinets, viscosity measurements
    * Create reports on the lab work done
    * Be able to extract information from the company's product data system, Product Vision (with training)
    * Computer skills- Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) use of Sharepoint
    What you bring to the job?
    * Minimum of Bachelor of Science (preferably Chemistry, however, could include Biology or other sciences)
    * Recent college grads will be considered but preference is 1-2 years of industry experience
    Must be familiar with working in a lab (either through studies or other work)
    * Some light lifting required
    * You will be on your feet 50% of your day as it is lab work

    Work hours Monday to Friday (8 hours a day) Work schedule TBD by line manager
    Stop your job search and apply today.

    For more information please email kimberly.remick@manpower.com
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  • Location: Bethesda
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 26 December 2018
    HUMAN SUBJECTS PROTECTION SPECIALIST ( up to 5 positions)
    Salary range - $48K to $55K depending on experience

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    This position will act as a Clinical Research Ethicist, providing expertise on the implementation of relevant Human Subjects Protection regulations in clinical research.
    *Conducting regulatory and bioethical reviews of clinical trial protocols, including domestic and international sample and site-specific informed consent documents, for compliance with applicable federal regulations and policies.
    *Conducting literature reviews of ethical codes, regulations, and guidance documents relevant to human subjects' protection in clinical research.
    *Training and supervising staff on application of federal regulations.
    *Developing, reviewing, and updating informed consent templates, SOPs and internal guidelines to promote high quality work product.

    REQUIREMENTS
    *Relevant Ph.D. or a master's degree with at least 2 years of experience in bioethics or a clinical research environment, and excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
    *Working knowledge of the Common Rule and other regulations/policies relevant to the protection of human subjects.
    *Experience in medical writing, IRB activities, infectious diseases, working with HIV patients, and/or regulatory affairs is highly desirable. (FYI - if infectious diseases are not on resume, working with HIV patients on their resume, oncology & hepatitis experience on someone's resume is excellent experience and a candidate they would definitely consider).
  • Location: Bethesda
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 26 December 2018
    Salary range - $70K (w/Ph.D. and no experience) up to $85K depending on experience

    This position requires:
    *Preparing scientific and regulatory documents (e.g. clinical protocols, investigator's brochures, informed consent forms, annual reports, investigational new drug applications, new drug applications, regulatory correspondence, and clinical summary reports)
    *Ability to prepare investigator/pharmaceutical company meeting minutes required
    *Analyze pre-clinical and clinical data, prepare reports
    *Perform literature searches and extract information to support regulatory documents
    REQUIREMENTS
    *M.S. degree or equivalent with 5 or more years of relevant work experience pharmacology, toxicology, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or a related field

    OR
    *Ph.D. with 1 or more years of relevant work experience in pharmacology, toxicology, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or a related field
    *Knowledge of US and non-US regulatory requirements
    *Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
    *High attention to detail required
    *Ability to analyze medical research data and review experimental protocols
    *Working knowledge of word processing, Adobe Acrobat, spreadsheet, and database management programs

    RS I - 0 years of work experience and meets requirements listed above
    RS II - 2 years of applicable work experience, meets requirements listed above, demonstrates independent clinical thinking skills, potential for leadership/management and may supervise staff and/or manage team (s), ability to independently manage complex tasks
    RS III - 3 years of applicable work experience, meets the requirements listed above, demonstrates superior critical thinking skills, successfully leads/managers a team and/or supervises staff, oversees and coordinates complex tasks, etc.