Laboratory Evaluations Technician
Job DescriptionWe're hiring a Laboratory Evaluations Technician to work at our Columbia, MD headquarters location. This position will report to the Senior R&D Lab Supervisor.This role offers training and will be part of a team that works in a lab-scale polyolefin polymerization evaluations group performing routine and specialized tests and the following activities:Supports new product development in the Specialty Catalyst businessPerforms laboratory experiments in polymerization testing, in compliance with laboratory safety policies and practicesPerforms chemical and/or physical analyses or scientific testing using both routine and specialized techniquesCollects, analyzes and processes laboratory samplesRecords results of tests, organizes data, performs basic computations, and prepares reports and analyses using standard procedures and guidelinesInstalls, operates, maintains and repairs laboratory test equipment, apparatus, systems and suppliesAssists engineers and scientists with a variety of laboratory tasksRequired ExperienceHigh school diploma with industrial or lab experience OR BS or AS Degree in Chemistry or related technical field preferredPreferred QualificationsExperience with industrial safety practicesStrong attention to detailAbility to utilize computer systems, collect and analyze dataKnowledge of chemistry/engineering principles and demonstration of mechanical abilities with lab equipment and instrumentationMechanical and mathematical aptitudesDemonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environmentEffective verbal and written communication skills#WRGRACEGrace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.