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Lab Technician-Electrochemistry, Beachwood Job

Date: Apr 13, 2017

Location: Beachwood, OH, US

Company: BASF

Lab Technician-Electrochemistry, Beachwood-1701350

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Operating independently with limited supervision, the successful candidate will be engaged in the following tasks:
- Recording of experimental data in databases and maintenance of same
- Operation and general maintenance of mixing, coating and other related equipment
- Precise and accurate preparation of chemical solutions, slurries, and solid mixtures according to stoichiometric requirements and mixing procedures
- Characterize slurry properties with analytical tests
- Perform coating operation, follow procedures to achieve coating specification targets
- Performing analytical evaluation of electrode samples from coater, assessing the electrode quality by running QC testing
- Troubleshooting the operation of laboratory equipment; expected to be able to operate independently all section instrumentation and/or equipment
- Resolve minor problems, adapting non-conforming samples to routine preparation and procedures
- Learn required skills and knowledge quickly with training from senior technicians/staff to become an independent contributor
- Prepare operating and safety instructions for laboratory equipment and operations
- Advises the supervisor when standard procedures are not applicable to unique sample characteristics
- Assist senior staff on projects as needed

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
- BS in Chemistry/Material Science/Chemical Engineering with no experience or Associates degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related science with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a laboratory environment or a high school education with 3 years of laboratory experience.
- Understanding of and experience with stoichiometric calculations
- Ability to operate in a laboratory environment
- Computer skills including Excel
- Detailed oriented, operating according to SOP’s and safety standards
- Background in mixing and coating operation experience a plus

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: RCC-Heterogeneous Catalysis

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Laboratory, Technician, Maintenance, Coating, Chemical Research, Science, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering