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Apex Life Sciences

Research Chemist

Post Date:Nov 08, 2018Type:Contractor
Start Date:11/8/2018Salary:
Location:US-MN-Maplewood Job Reference:912739

Job Description:
Apex Life Sciences is searching for a Research Chemist to join one of our top materials science companies who are on the cutting edge of adhesive, electronic, medical device and graphic technologies. Apply Now!   Scope of Position: This position will involve assisting two researchers with technology development efforts in new coatings and films.
Position Duties:
  • General chemical handling including making/formulating coating solutions.
  • Fabricating new coatings and films by dip coating, spray coating, and other methods.
  • Metrology on coating and film samples.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
  • Experience with general chemical handling, laboratory safety protocols, and documentation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with chemical / materials characterization including, for example, UV/Vis spectrophotometry, optical microscopy, SEM, profilometry, zeta potential, and contact angle measurements.
Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Organized documentation of procedures and data.
Core Hours: M-F, 9 am-5 pm

Minimal work direction needed, highly skilled and knowledgeable to the position and provides best practicing sharing within work group. Worker to assume responsibilities of performing and guiding approved self-initiated or assigned technical programs leading to innovative applications and extensions of existing and new technologies of major importance to the division/staff organization. Usually reports to a supervisor, manager or a senior technical individual. Duties and responsibilities include establishing and cultivating an extensive network of support (laboratory, manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing) to facilitate completion of assignments. Actively participating in project planning and documenting experimental data/observations in technical notebooks (or approved electronic files), preparing reports, and making oral presentations. May also be required to provide technical supervision/management of other contingent technical workers. Service may be taxable in some states. 3M holds Direct Pay Permits in the following states: AL, AR, IA, MN, NE, NC, SD, TX, WI and WV. Please do not bill sales tax in these states. 3M will be responsible for paying all sales tax due on taxable purchase orders. 3M also holds an Enterprise Zone exemption in Cordova, Illinois and Tonawanda, New York. Please do not bill tax on purchases orders for these locations. Direct Pay Permit forms can be found at or by calling the 3M Tax Department Helpline at 651/733-4316.

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

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