Lab Technician - Chemist - Winnetka, IL
Branch ID: 3247
Pay Rate/Salary: $20.00 - $24.00
This position will support the rigid foam insulation Product Development team. This team is responsible for developing new polyester polyols and foam formulations to improve rigid foam insulation performance. This position will be directly involved with the production of rigid foam samples in the lab and testing of samples made in the lab or by customers. Work will include physical testing of rigid foam (compressive testing, dimensional stability, insulation value, etc) and supporting processing work on high pressure foam equipment by blending formulations, monitoring processing data and studying the influence of formulation changes on the foam performance. The position will require the use of a bandsaw and, preferably, the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Training on all testing and equipment will be provided, but some mechanical aptitude is beneficial. A bachelor's degree is required with a focus on the field of science or engineering. An ideal candidate will have good data analysis & organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple project timelines. Through this position, the team member will learn about the PIR lamination and spray foam insulation markets and help to develop new insulation technologies to improve energy efficiency and fire safety in the building environment.
Bachelors Degree in Chemistry Chemical Handling Experience Able to work an 18 Month Contract
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Lab Technician - Chemist
City, State or Zip Code: Winnetka, IL
Position Type: Temp to Hire Position
Date Posted: 7/10/2019