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  • Job Title
  • Chemistry Lab Tech (night shift)
  • Location
  • Long Beach
  • Job Number
  • 116719
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Scientific
Job Description
Growing manufacturing company in Long Beach now hiring a  Chemistry Lab Tech for their night shift! 
This is a direct hire/permanent position, with benefits (not a contract).

HOURS:       8:00 pm-8:00 am three to four days per week
                  Training will take place on the day shift before moving to night shift.

PAY RATE:      $20.50 /hr. to $22.50 /hr.  plus OT

OVERVIEW:
 
This position is responsible for the daily activity that involves analysis of a variety of elements associated with alloy manufacturing using: 
 
- OES (Optical Emission Spectrometer) 
- XRF (X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer) 
- Carbon/Sulfur and Oxygen/Nitrogen Analyzers 
- Various laboratory preparatory instrumentation/techniques 
 
DUTIES:
 
 Prepare sample for XRF, OES, C/S and O/N analysis (polishing, grinding and cutting). 
 Maintain inventory of standards & other consumable materials (check of quantity and expiration dates). 
 Perform cleaning, routine and preventative maintenance of the laboratory 
preparatory and analytical instruments (as assigned by supervision). 
  •   Operate the XRF, OES, C/S and O/N analyzer for analysis of raw materials (as applicable), preliminary, and final certification samples.  
  •  Calculate alloy corrective additions.  
  •  Store & file samples in accordance w/internal & customer record retention requirements.  
  •  Observe all safety rules and regulations. 
  •  Participate in and complete training as needed 
  •  Work independently with minimal supervision.   
  •  Work required with hazardous chemicals like acid solutions. 
  •  Help to clean and maintain an organized work environment, including proper disposal and/or storage of hazardous waste materials. 

  
REQUIREMENTS:
 
  •  Associate degree (A.S.) in Chemistry or equivalent. (Equivalence is a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a laboratory setting operating equipment such as XRF, OES, LECO instruments or equivalent, and completion of a least one college level chemistry class). 
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  •  Proficient with computers (word, excel, power point, lotus notes)
  •  Ability to perform basic arithmetic in various units of measure, using Metric & English whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute ratio, percentage and parts per million (ppm).  
To apply send resume as MS Word doc to swallbaum@kimco.com for immediate consideration




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