Volt Workforce Solutions R&D Laboratory Technician in Hillsboro, Oregon

R&D Laboratory Technician in Hillsboro, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Hillsboro, OR

  • Job Type: Scientific/Biotech

  • Duration: 12 weeks

  • Date Posted: 5/18/2018

  • Job ID: 109252

  • Pay Rate $18.0 - $20.0/Hour

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 253-733-3060

Job Description

Job Title: R&D Laboratory Technician

Schedule: Day Shift: 8am-5pm Mon-Fri


Assist HRD Manager with day to day operations that include purchasing raw materials, coordinate shipping requirements for products, coordinate label creation and perform analytical measurements on a SEM. Responsibilities will include reviewing and updating the lab quality control processes, reviewing and analyzing the results of tests to improve quality level, working with internal and external customers and vendors to resolve problems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Place purchase orders, track incoming shipments to ensure timely receipts for supporting the facility.

  • Experience with GC/MS, GC, HPLC, IC, SEM and TEM preferred, but not necessary.

  • Identify and anticipate environmental, health, safety concerns / hazards and implement solutions.

  • Ensures compliance with department/company policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Ability to respond quickly and prioritize activities to meet a changing production schedule.

  • Maintain, clean, and prep laboratory instruments or equipment.

  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment by participating in safety programs, committees, or teams and by conducting laboratory or plant safety audits.

  • Conduct chemical laboratory tests on various pieces of analytical instrumentation.

  • Prep various containers and reagents to support chemist and engineers.

  • Order and inventory materials to maintain supplies.

  • Prepare chemical solutions for proper labeling and shipping for all regulations.

  • Provide support or assistance to HRD Manager.

  • Compile results of tests and analyses.

  • Develop or conduct programs to maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates, or products.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Proficient on Microsoft Office Products.

  • Good understanding of Environmental, Health and Safety guideline

  • Associates degree in Chemistry or related science or equivalent.

  • Three (3+) plus years of experience working in a laboratory within the chemical manufacturing industry.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.