Job Details

  • Title: Lab Tech
  • Code: RCI-8519
  • Location: North Chicago Illinois (IL) 60064
  • Posted Date: 05/22/2020
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Data analysis and documentation work can take place at home. The majority of the work though needs to be done on site. (~90%)

Important Updates from the manager

Top skills

  • Master’s degree with less years of experience will work
  • Analyse and present data in front of project leader
  • Bachelors or Masters degree with 3-5 yrs of exp will be overqualified
  • lab experience
  • Must have 1-3 yrs of experience in research or academic or industry experience
  • some exposure to analytical chemistry like academic or research
  • fast learner able to work independently
  • Associates degree with more industry experience will work
  • Analyze own data and present to project leader
  • Experience in bench working lab
  • Familiar with hplc and titration and wet chemistry skills
  • Training will be provided on instrunments
  • Experience in pharma industry is nice to have
  • Would be supporting research initiatives and other projects
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills to present data to management
Lab Tech
  • Conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests and makes qualitative analysis of materials, liquids, and gases.
  • May also set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for the tests, research or process control.
  • Must possess diploma or degree at the Associate or Bachelor level and 1+ years experience.


1) What hours and days will this person be working? M-F, 8:00-4:30 or similar, time is a little flexible, 40hr/wk
2) What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?
a. Required Skill 1: Ability to learn new lab instrumentation and processes quickly
b. Required Skill 2: Ability to analyze experimental data
c. Required Skill 3: Communication and presentation
d. Required Skill 4: Ability to work independently
e. Required Skill 5: Time management, ability to support multiple projects
3) What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required? Associates/BS/MS in chemistry, engineering, or other science related fields
4) What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification? Some experience outside of school would be nice, but not required
5) What is the environment that this person will be working in (i.e. group setting vs individual role)? A combination supporting different scientific projects
6) Is any testing required for this role? Not sure what you mean by testing, a test to assess for the position? No. Experiments/testing in the lab? Yes
7) Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role? If remote opportunity exists, what are the options (i.e. 1 day remote, 4 days on-site)? Data analysis and documentation work can take place at home. The majority of the work though needs to be done on site. (~90%)
8) Other notable details about the environment from the hiring manager about this role. Most of the time will be spent in a lab conducting experiments
9) What positions/background experience do you feel are successful in this role. Analytical chemistry or general chemistry