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Actalent R&d Lab Technician in Billerica, Massachusetts


Lab Technician to operate under the direction of our Lab Director and Product Development Chemists The successful candidate will provide sample preparation and testing support to the R&D functions. Primary job activities consist of: sample mixing and preparation, physical and performance testing of adhesive and coating samples, testing of raw materials and finished goods, recording and retention of test data in proper locations and other duties as assigned by supervisor.· Support new product development through preparation and testing of liquid and cured samples, under instructions of Development Chemists or Technical Director. · Operates instruments including: Mixers, Viscometers, FTIR Spectrometer, Shore Hardness Gages, Hegman Gage, DSC, TGA, Instron Tensile Tester and other equipment as required. · Maintain proper records of all samples prepared and tested. · Conducting required tests on scale up batches of new products manufactured in the plant. · Assist in investigation and resolution of customer complaints when requested. · Record formula information and test results in laboratory notebook.


polymers, adhesives, FTIR, chemistry, chemist, raw materials, sample prep, raw materials testing, sample mixing, finished goods, coatings, iso 9001

Top Skills Details:

polymers,adhesives,FTIR,chemistry,chemist,raw materials,sample prep

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Degree or relevant coursework in Science/Chemistry perferred but will consider candidates with relevant laboratory experience. · Previous experience in the coatings or adhesives industry highly favored. · Ability to read and follow procedures, technical work instructions etc. within an ISO 9001 environment. · Experience with computer programs used in laboratory (Microsoft Word, Excel etc.)

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.