Pace Analytical Services, Inc. Lab Technician - Testing in Eagan, Minnesota
OVERVIEW This position is part of the team supporting multiple divisions. The job includes chemical and application testing such as cleaning evaluation, damage analysis and materials compatibility testing. Samples are delivered from customers sites and coordinated by field sales associates. Data accuracy, quality and speed of lab report turn around are key objectives for the department. Note: This position is expected to last 1 year. RESPONSIBILITIES Providing routine lab analysis and technical support to the Sales and Service organization Cross-training to develop the capability to support all the types of analysis required by the lab Utilize the LIMS system for lab sample tracking and reporting Provide clear and accurate data summaries and analysis Completion of special project assignments to improve our knowledge base or upgrade the lab infrastructure Updating and developing documentation for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) QUALIFICATIONS An Associate degree or partial completion of a BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or a related scientific field 1+ year work experience in a technical laboratory Basic understanding of chemistry, chemical safety and handling, and fundamental laboratory techniques Proficient understanding of Microsoft Suite software including (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Preferred: A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry Self-Motivated, able to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment Experience with LIMS software or other laboratory sample and results management software Other software familiarity is a plus; such as (adobe, Hunter Labs, Imaging software) Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills Demonstrates attention to detail and problem-solving skills Demonstrates knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, and advance knowledge of equipment design, function and installation procedures About SPS at Pace Analytical Our Scientific Professional Services division partners with companies that have scientific needs both inside and outside of the laboratory. We hire quality candidates for our lab and regulatory teams so that our customers have an elite workforce supporting their company. Our Scientific Recruiters are passionate about finding a position that is the right fit for you. We're proud to offer careers that are both challenging and meaningful- as well as a comprehensive benefits package to all of our regular, full-time employees. If you work with us, you'll be part of a dynamic team focused on delivering science better. About ISG at Pace Analytical OFCCP Statement and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Pace Analytical is an equal opportunity employer.