Aerotek Lab Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota
The technician in this role is supporting the general industrial powder group. This means that they are working with powder vs liquid coatings. This group focuses on longer term projects. They work with marketing to develop what may work and then get it fully developed and see if it makes sense to go into commercialization where workflow would then go to a different group that made sense with the project (likely either heavy machinery or transportation).
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs basic mixing and matching of paints based on formulas, samples, and customer requests. Responsibilities may include supporting chemists with spraying panels, formulating batches for product development, testing physical properties of samples, preparing color technologies and methods, and cleaning and maintaining the lab.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Utilizes provided tools and techniques to mix and prepare paint and match basic or standard customer specifications, samples, and requests; following Scientist's direction.
Reviews and compares preliminary mixtures with desired product color, texture, and finish; assists with determining appropriate adjustments in cooperation with other technicians or supervisors.
Completes appropriate forms and documentation regarding the batch preparation and physical property testing process, tasks, results, and conclusions; receives direction from other technicians or chemists on specialized or complex issues.
Performs basic calculations to prepare, perform, and conclude tests and analyses.
Enters a variety of data to maintain records, update information, and track results.
Responds to basic or standard customer questions regarding formulas and the mixture process.
Cleans, maintains and calibrates standard equipment and maintains a clean and safe working environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
laboratory, Chemistry, lab, R&D, sample prep*, powder, coating, formulation, mix, measure, resin, experiment, research, synthesis, quality control, batch, technician, liquids, coatings, paint
Top Skills Details:
Research, Lab technician,
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Associate degree or less - no 4 year degree Lab Experience preferred Proven good organization and documentation (verified with references) Proven ability to take direction (verified with references) Experience using Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
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