Laboratory Technician

Posted 01 Feb 2019

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 187078


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

This position is for 2nd shift (3:30pm – 12:00am M-F). Initial training of up to 3 months will be during 1st shift (8:00am-4:30pm M-F).

Laboratory Technicians are a key contributor to the overall quality and development of products and processes at our Branchburg, NJ site. Our products are sold globally and include advanced chemical formulations sold to the semiconductor and display industries. These products include photoresists, solvent mixtures, and coatings that require critical control during weighing, mixing, filtration, and packaging. 

You will prepare chemical formulations ranging from a few grams to several gallons. You will sample raw materials from manufacturing to fulfill lab needs, support laboratory activities by keeping accurate records, maintain detailed inventories, order supplies, and maintain good lab housekeeping. You will also occasionally run analytical tests to assure product quality.

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a Science or Engineering field –OR- High School Diploma/GED and 3+ years of work experience as a Laboratory Technician or Chemical Operator
  • 1+ years of Experience with Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in a chemical laboratory or chemical manufacturing setting
  • Experience with viscosity, GC, water content, or other analytical techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with SAP

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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