A Chemical Technician role in Naperville, IL is now available through Adecco Medical and Science. The main function of a chemical technician is to conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials. A typical chemical technician is either a research technician that works in an experimental lab or a process control technician who works in a manufacturing setting. The research technician works on research and development and collects samples or produces compounds. The process control technician focuses on quality assurance and production processes. This is a minimum 1-year contract assignment starting in May 2019.

The responsibilities of the Chemical Technician include:

This is a chemical synthesis lab and safe operations is our highest priority for our employees.
The contingent worker will support our synthesis efforts with quantitative analytical tests that that are unique to our processes and in which we will train them.
Reliability, accuracy, diligent work habits are needed. Our lead synthetic researchers will rely on the test results to design and plan their next exploratory synthetic work.
Multiple analytical tests are occasionally run in parallel and can be managed.
Weekly work plans are generally set-up on Friday afternoons in our scheduling meetings and the technician may work during the week with multiple principal researches (up to 3) on multiple projects (up to 5).
Technicians who have an aptitude for synthesis may also support our research work by running established synthetic procedures under the guidance of a principal researcher.
This role is anticipated to work 50/50 in analytical work and synthetic support.
Though this may vary based on the needs of the lab.
Monitor product quality to ensure compliance to standards and specifications.
Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests, and analyses using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, physical and chemical separation techniques, and microscopy.
Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials.
Compile and interpret results of tests and analyses.
Provide technical support and assistance to chemists and engineers.
Prepare chemical solutions for products and processes following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.
Maintain, clean, and sterilize laboratory instruments and equipment.
Write technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document experimental results.
Order and inventory materials to maintain supplies.


Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related discipline.

Minimum 1-2 years' experience required.
MS Excel skills are required
Strong attention to detail and care for work is required, as tests and tests results determine next steps for research.
Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability.
Basic knowledge of the chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.
Basic knowledge of the aspects of chemicals manufacturing and how the process affects the environment, and safety of workers and consumers.

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