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Aerotek Chemistry Lab Technician: PAYS $18/hR, IMMEDIATE HIRE in BRIDGETON, Missouri

This Chemistry Formulation Technician will perform hands-on responsibilities in an R&D laboratory and intermediate scale-up environment. This position is an entry level Formulation Chemist position looking for individuals with an interest in pharmaceuticals. We are willing to accept candidates starting their careers, new to the industry, or with some experience in the pharmaceutical field.

Required Qualifications:

  • (Completed) BS Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

  • Other science degree could be considered but not preferred.

  • Internship or some industry exposure is a plus but not required

  • Mechanical aptitude to work with machinery and equipment

  • Basic science experience (from education or industry setting) to understand safety sheets and following procedures

  • Basic CPU skills with emails, MS Office, etc.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Job Details:

  • Pay: $18/hr

  • Location: Bridgeton, MO (details upon application)

  • Shift: 1st Shift, 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

  • Contract: 6 Month Contract

  • This osition is indented to be ongoing contract. This is a great entry level position to earn industry experience and a great chance at a career in the pharmaceutical formulation industry.

Duties:

  • Weigh, mix, and blend ingredients and pharmaceutical raw materials to assist in formulation studies for existing and new veterinary health products in an R&D formulation laboratory.

  • Perform physical property tests in addition to in-process chemical tests.

  • Work at the laboratory scale (kilo sized batches) and scale-up to intermediate scale (25 kilo)

  • Use laboratory equipment and instruments as well as some slightly larger equipment to scale-up batches

  • Perform all setup and cleaning duties as assigned

  • Document and interpret results and assist in writing up protocols and experimental reports.

Skills:

Chemistry, laboratory, Chemical engineering, formulation, GMP environment, formulation chemistry, immediate hire, hires fast, lab environment, lab job, entry lab job

Top Skills Details:

  • Mechanical aptitude and problem solving abilities.

  • Lifting up to 30 pounds.

Experience Level:

  • Entry Level, Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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