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Kodak

Chemistry Technician

Post Date:Oct 12, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:10/12/2018Salary:
Location:US-NY-Rochester Job Reference:US*1766_1474875
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Job Description:
Kodak is Hiring!
 
We are looking for a Chemistry Lab Technician to join our Specialty Chemicals team in Rochester, NY.  
 
Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. We’re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, Kodak is truly a place where you can make a difference.
 
As a Chemical Lab Technician, you will be tasked with conducting chemical laboratory tests in support of Kodak’s internal businesses as well as our growing custom manufacturing business.  This includes setting up chemical experiments, building and operating laboratory scale process equipment, recording data, collecting and analyzing samples. This individual will have responsibilities within a synthetic chemistry lab working closely with both manufacturing and our new business development team.  We are seeking an individual with the flexibility to work on the bench, perform uses test evaluations, and run our model reactor scale up equipment. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Set up and conduct chemical laboratory processes in support of chemical development and solvent recovery operations.
  • Practice safe chemical handling and operation of bench scale reactors, scale-up equipment and distillation columns.
  • Maintain and repair lab equipment, practice good house-keeping of the laboratory
  • Keep accurate records and data for projects
  • Participate in and complete company-required safety and training programs
  • Utilize strong mechanical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Meet demanding project timelines and productivity pressures
  • Organize work load in a manner that maximizes work efficiency without sacrificing quality
  • Work individually and on teams
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Associate’s Degree in Chemical Technology and 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • 3-5 years industrial research experience in a chemical process development laboratory setting or similar work environment
  • Proficient with regards to organizing, recording and summarizing data
  • Must have a strong level of proficiency in Microsoft office products, especially excel
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Experience with Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Knowledge of statistical process control.
  • Knowledge of design of experiments (DOE)
  • Familiarity with Mettler Toledo model Lab Max equipment is a plus but not required.




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