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  • Location: Frederick
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018
    Janitor/Maintenance Specialist needed to perform a variety of general duties in laboratory and office settings. Job includes removing trash, dusting, dust and wet mopping floors, spray buffing, stripping and refinishing floors, cleaning carpets, cleaning bathrooms, washing windows, and vacuuming. The position pays $14-15/hour. APPLY TODAY at www.manpower.com
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
    GIS Production Technician

    In tandem with our client, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, Manpower is seeking a GIS Production Technician, to fulfill an ongoing long term contract in Calgary, AB. for a pay rate of $20/hr.

    Location: Northeast Calgary

    In this role as a GIS Production Technician you will be responsible for:
    * Quality control of incoming data
    * Preparation of data for AT
    * Preparation and quality control of DEM
    * Performing aerial triangulation
    * Creation and quality assurance of stereo imagery
    * Creation and quality assurance of ortho-rectified imagery
    * Quality Assurance of ortho-rectified imagery
    * Assisting in product deliverables to clients

    Basic/Minimum Qualifications:
    * Candidates with Bachelor's degree in Geography would be considered an asset OR relevant work experience
    * Experience with LiDAR or ORTHO considered an asset
    * Must have reliable vehicle and valid license to get to client location

    In becoming a Manpower associate, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in industry leading companies. You will also gain access to Manpower's comprehensive benefits package including:
    *Competitive pay
    *Medical and dental benefits
    *Life insurance
    *Weekly pay by direct deposit
    *Access to Manpower online university

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email your resume to michelle.melnyk@manpower.com or call 403-269-6936.
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  • Location: Edmonton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
    Junior Engineer

    Manpower is currently hiring a Junior Engineer to fulfill a long term, ongoing contract position for our client, a Major Petrochemical Company in Joffre (just minutes from Red Deer).

    The working hour are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Preference will be given to candidates whom reside in the Red Deer Area, and they must have their own reliable transportation.

    In this role as a Junior Engineer, your responsibilities will include:
    * Validating technical information on engineered documents and in the document management database
    * Possible field validation for status of mechanical and instrumentation equipment
    * Analysis of gaps in drawings and datasheets
    * Creation of field verified red lines under direction
    * Create links (relationships) in the document management system between records.
    * Conduct data integrity checks, validate and search for information in variety of sources (databases, equipment files, etc.)
    * Elevate data integrity issues when required
    * Update progress tracking sheet in MS Excel

    Educational Requirements:
    * Post-secondary education in Engineering or Technology Degree
    * Intermediate computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint and Outlook)

    Please apply online at www.manpowerab.com. Alternatively, you can email us directly at melissa.hughes@manpower.com.

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  • Location: Lynchburg
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
    R&D Lab Support Technician needed full-time in Lynchburg, VA paying $15 per hour to provide technical assistance to the R&D Container and Tooling Group for a local manufacturing company.

    What's in it for YOU?
    - Full-time hours working Monday to Friday
    - 1st shift working 8 AM to 5 PM
    - Competitive pay rate of $15 per hour
    - Weekly pay
    - Opportunity to take free college courses and skills training through Manpower

    What is the job?
    - Test rig setups and forming containers for the beverage and aerosol industry.
    - Work with proof-of-concept tooling design and setup of metal-forming processes.
    - Conduct physical trial and tests including Internal Base Reforming.

    What is needed to be successful in this job?
    - High school diploma or equivalent.
    - Knowledge and experience with using a wide variety of precision measuring equipment.
    - Ability to work independently while working together toward team's goals.
    - Mechanical skills.
    - Detail oriented and work well under demanding timelines and pressure situations to meet customer requirements.
    - Computer skills in processing equipment, Word, and Excel.
    - Good verbal and written communication skills.
    - Demonstrated good laboratory practices and record keeping.
    - Experience using 3D Modeling using Autodesk Inventor, preferred.

    Manpower has a great opportunity, if you are interested, please apply today.
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  • Location: Holland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 12 November 2018
    Calling all second shift applicants with a life science degree or in progress. A large pharmaceutical company in Allegan MI is seeking someone like you who will be responsible for performing routine testing on raw materials and finished products in the Quality Control laboratory at their Holland, MI location. Job duties for the selected individual include but are not limited to: preparing sample/solutions per written procedures, identification and other physicals testing, maintaining accurate laboratory documentation according to pharmaceutical cGMP, use of laboratory equipment for analysis such as analytical balances, pH meter, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, HPLC, GC etc. Must be detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task and work well with other lab technicians to complete daily assignments. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Individual must be flexible to work different shifts to complete training and meet the needs of the company/department.

    Stop your job search and apply today, bring your life science degree, applicable lab experience and ability to pass a drug test and background check. We love referrals so please share this opportunity with friends and family.
  • Location: Shelton
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
    Major Consumer Products company in Trumbull, CT is in need of an Associate Scientist to help with a 3 month project (possible extension)

    In this role the person will perform bench laboratory work in support of analytical measurements primarily in chromatography experiments, while adhering to all pertinent safety guidelines.

    Minimum duties include the following:
    * Reagent preparation for gas/liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry methodologies (includes basic reagents/buffers, calibration standards, & quality control samples)
    * Perform sample clean-up/preparation for samples in clinical studies
    * Handling of sample extracts for trace level analysis
    * Document and record all laboratory preparations
    * Read and adhere to relevant Company SOPs for safety
    * Assist with other activities within the analytical laboratory as needed

    Candidate's must have a minimum Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred) in Chemistry or related physical/biological sciences.

    1-2 years of practical laboratory experience in an industry setting

    Proficiency with basic software, including MS Office is required.

    Experience with chromatography data system software is a plus.

    The right candidate will be someone with experience running chromatographic instruments and performing quantitative analysis.
  • Location: Shelton
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
    Description: Responsibility: As part of the Science & Technology - Human Biology Group within Company's Beauty and Personal Care Division, the successful candidate will provide overall HPLC and LC-MS support for future technologies and claim support.

    * Qualitative and quantitative analysis of structurally diverse (new and existing) compounds by HPLC and LC-MS.
    * Analysis of specific and diverse skin lipids and fatty acids from skin sample extracts using HPLC and LC-MS.
    * HPLC and LC-MS method development of structurally diverse compounds.
    * Practical experience with Waters (Acquity UPLC), Shimadzu and Agilent HLPC systems, Zspray, Micromass ZQ and Quattro Ultima instrumentation (or equivalent) and MassLynx software is necessary.
    * Data interpretation, analysis and preparation of update/report summaries.
    * Minimum of BA/BS degree in Chemistry or related field.
    * Practical knowledge and expertise in HPLC and LC-MS methodology.
    * Fast and reliable HPLC and LC-MS method development.
    * Diverse HPLC and LC-MS instrumentation expertise, including troubleshooting.
    * Ability to change directions quickly in response to business/project needs.
    * Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    * Pro-active with a sense of urgency to ensure delivery of tasks on time in full.
    * Knowledge of skin lipid analysis by HPLC and LC-MS and ability to differentiate native vs deuterated species a plus.

    Must be proficient with Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Must be proficient with MassLynx Software
  • Location: Zeeland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 06 November 2018
    Manpower is recruiting for a Lab Technician to work at Mead Johnson Nutrition, located in Zeeland Mi.

    There are 3 positions available, 2 on days and 1 on nights. 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: Edmonton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 05 November 2018
    Manpower is currently hiring an Electrical Designer to fulfill a long term, ongoing contract position for our client, a Major Petrochemical Company, in Joffre (just minutes from Red Deer).

    This position involves developing packages for small maintenance projects. It is a Monday to Thursday 10 hours per day shift.

    Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
    * Development of engineering scopes
    * Drawing changes using MicroStation software
    * Providing support to Electrical Engineer as required
    * Must be technically strong

    Qualifications and Requirements:
    * Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Technologist diploma

    In becoming a Manpower associate, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in industry leading companies. You will also gain access to Manpower's comprehensive benefits package including:
    * Competitive pay
    * Medical and dental benefits
    * Life insurance
    * Weekly pay by direct deposit
    * Access to Manpower online university

    Apply online at www.manpowerab.com or alternatively email Melissa.hughes@manpower.com.

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  • Location: Chesterfield
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 02 November 2018
    Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of microbial formulation. Perform physical stability and microbial viability testing on microbial formulations including (but not limited to) particle size, viscosity etc.
    Work with cross-functional teams to collect microbial viability and seed safety data.

    Required Skills/Experience:

    *BS or MS in Microbiology, Chemistry, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, or related field of study with 2+ years of lab experience or 1+ year of lab experience respectively
    *Experience with microbiology stability evaluation assays or Experience with physical properties testing of formulations including particle size, various rheological properties, flow and stability characteristics, etc.
    *Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    *Ability to work on cross-functional to deliver data in a timely manner.
    *Quick learner, multitasking, team player, good lab note-keeping skills.

    Desired Skills/Experience:

    * Experience with formulation development

    Apply or email your resume to jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: St. Louis
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 02 November 2018
    Schedules and conducts a variety of microbiological assays.
    Prepares reagents and standards as required.
    Calculates final results, evaluates for accuracy, and enters results into laboratory information management system.
    Performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment.
    Maintains required documentation on worksheets and quality control logs.

    This person should have a degree in a science-field (microbiology preferred but not required). They need to be available to work weekends as part of their regular schedule.

    Apply OR email your resume to jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: Chesterfield
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 01 November 2018
    Evaluates the physical properties of various living organisms in order to investigate their applications to medicine and other industries. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

    Job Description:
    Client is seeking to fill a contract position in the Biochemistry and Biophysics team in Protein Sciences. Our team supports the Biotech product development pipeline and product stewardship by providing biophysical and functional characterization of proteins, development of new protein functional assays, biochemical characterization of insects and insect resistance mechanisms, and mode of action studies of insecticidal and other lead pipeline proteins. The team is also responsible for insect proteomics as well as discovery and verification of protein identity through mass spectrometry. This position will be assay development-centric and we are looking for a highly motivated candidate who has a strong academic background in the biological sciences.
    Required Education and Skills:

    * Minimum of a M.S. in biochemistry, chemistry, or a related discipline with academic or industry experience; Ph.D. level scientists are also encouraged to apply
    * Experience in protein biochemistry, biophysical characterization of proteins and mass spectrometry
    * Excellent experimental design, communication, organizational skills and great work ethic
    * Capable of learning new concepts and techniques at a rapid rate
    * A strong academic background in either biology or biochemistry with basic laboratory skills

    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
    * Conduct routine LC-MS/MS experiments based on established protocols
    * Involved in general instrument maintenance
    * Involved in protein expression, purification, modification via chemical conjugation, QC and biophysical and functional characterization of proteins
    * Develop new protein functional assays, biochemical characterization of insects and insect resistance mechanisms, and mode of action studies of insecticidal proteins
    * Review literature for technical support and consult with colleagues for advice on issues
    * Recognize unexpected problems and readily communicate with supervisor to address issue

    Apply online OR email your resume to Jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: Chesterfield
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 01 November 2018
    Residue Analytical Chemist (Contractor)
    Regulatory Sciences Environmental Safety Team in St. Louis is seeking Residue
    Analytical Chemist Contractor to support new and existing product registrations and product
    stewardship for client's global agricultural chemical portfolio. A technical background in
    laboratory sample preparation and mass spectral analysis of small molecules is required. This
    role will focus on processing samples from various matrices (air samplers, soil, water, and plant)
    for analysis, operating liquid handler instruments, and developing analytical methods.
     Prepare samples from various matrices (e.g., air samplers [PUF], water, soil, and plant) for
    analysis via LC- or GC-MS/MS
     Support the development of analytical methods for trace analysis in various matrices
     Design and program liquid handlers to aid in preparing samples for mass spectral analysis
     Ensure liquid handler instruments are functioning properly, and troubleshoot instrumentation
    Required Education and Skills/Experience:
     Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related field of study
     Experience with wet chemistry sample preparation (e.g., extraction, LLE, SPE, concentration,
    etc.) for instrumental analysis
     Hands-on experience in analytical method development with emphasis on liquid
    chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) based techniques.
     Candidate must be self-motivated and detail orientated
     Excellent oral/ written communication and interpersonal skills
     Agility to work on multiple projects/tasks
    Desired Education and Skills/Experience:
     M.S. in chemistry or scientific field, or B.S. in chemistry or scientific field with 1 - 3 years of
    industry experience
     Experience with utilizing and programing liquid handlers for high throughput sample
     Strong chromatographic and separation science skill sets
     Demonstrated effectiveness with continuous/process improvement

    Please apply online OR email your resume to jennifer.johnson@manpower.com
  • Location: Ames , Fort Dodge , Des Moines
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 31 October 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 or permanent position. •Convenience of daytime hours. •Work/life balance. •Option for overtime.
  • Location: San Jose
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Sunday, 28 October 2018
    Manpower is currently recruiting for a Sr. Scientist, Systems Validation. This contract position will be assigned to one of our Bioscience Companies located in San Jose, CA. Please review the below Responsibilities and Requirements for this position. If interested, please apply now: minda.visperas@manpower.com

    We are seeking a flow cytometrist who can bring experience of flow cytometry sorting to test prototype sorters. A PhD is desired but not required. No experience with validation testing needed

    Duties include:
    *Authoring test plans, protocols, reports
    *Executing testing following defined quality processes
    *Collaborating with engineers, scientists, and outside vendors to ensure adequate test coverage and address defects
    *Exercising independent judgment and apply solution thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting
    *Communicating quickly regarding system defects and working actively towards resolutions

    Skills- must have
    Really need sorting flow experience. If no one can be found with sorting will take general flow experience.
    Sorting exp.
    Troubleshooting exp.
    Analyzer exp. not so important, not just an operator, but troubleshooter as to why.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    *B.S. in Immunology, Cell Biology, or related discipline
    *3 years experience in general flow cytometry
    *1 years experience in sorting flow cytometry
    *Hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting flow cytometers
    *Experience with sample prep and experiment design for multi-parameter flow cytometry applications

    Desired Qualifications:
    *MS or PhD degree in Immunology, Cell Biology or in a related discipline
    *Experience in flow core lab facility
    *Familiar with GLP and/or medical device product development
  • Location: Menlo Park
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
    Title: Product Builder II

    Manufacturing - Product Builder II

    Job Description: Under supervisory direction, functions as a member of a production team whose goal is to assemble required components, operate equipment, inspect in-process devices and maintain the quality and integrity of the products at all times.

    * Fully support the Quality Policy by building quality into all aspects of the incumbent's work and by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements (including but not limited to being current on all training requirements for the incumbent's position and documenting that training).
    * Using fixtures and tooling, sew small components together under a microscope in a cleanroom according to manufacturing instructions, standard operating procedures and safety policies.
    * Train other assemblers in device assembly and document review.
    * Perform verifications of manufacturing operations and line clearances for other sewers and record on DHR.
    * Work closely with in-process inspectors to verify quality conformance.
    * Record information on DHR (Device History Record) and maintain accurate component inventory.
    * Maintain cleanroom standards, practices, and housekeeping according to standard operating procedures and the illness and injury prevention program.
    * Responsible for completion of all assigned training, whether hard copy or softcopy.

    Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:
    Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

    Quality System Requirements:
    In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures. For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:

    * Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the Quality Policy.
    * Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.
    Management Requirements

    High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrates and has mastered all skills associated with Product Builder 2 role for a minimum of six month or has 2-4 years prior medical device related experience. Demonstrates ability to be cross-trained and demonstrates good knowledge of component identification and documentation requirements

    Additional Job Specific Requirements:
    * Excellent dexterity and manual coordination (candidates will undergo dexterity test during interview)
    * Attention to detail
    * Ability to handle tiny components
    * Patience
    * Positive attitude
    * Good communication skills, verbal and written
    * Willing to learn and continue progressing in learning
    * Minimal Microsoft office / know how to type and email
    * Able to work in sitting position for long time

    Nice to have:
    * Cleanroom and microscope, and/or mechanical assembly experience

    If you are interested in this position, please contact Jennifer at jennifer.jara@manpower.com
  • Location: Frederick
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 22 October 2018
    Lab Technician I -Frederick

    Immediate long-term contract opportunity close to home in Frederick for a Research Associate I. In this position, you'll be responsible for experiments, documentation and analysis of human and animal blood specimens by Flow Cytometry. Well qualified candidates will bring:

    * At least two years of biomedical lab experience
    * A Bachelor's of Science degree in a related field of study
    * Extensive bench work with advanced automated instrumentation
    * Experience with image processing and statistical methodologies
    * Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance

    Are you interested? Apply today and learn more about our Research Associate I position:

    * Local opportunity with no commute
    * Pays $26-$30/hr.
    * Rewarding work close to home

    You can see it. More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Manpower.