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Apex Systems Lab Technician (1144057) in Decatur, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Apex Systems is searching for Lab Technicians in the Decatur, IL area!Responsibilities:Prepare samples and perform testing then record results.Perform daily process monitoring tests throughout the plant as assigned.Maintain samples of tested product in order to confirm test results.Document results of testing procedures and notify operations of adjustments.Enter and report data using a Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).Understand processes in production and make recommendations to achieve quality.Performs light maintenance and calibration on all laboratory equipment.Maintains results of all testing and inputs such data into computer on a daily basis.Maintains supplies used for testing and notifies supervisor of he need to re-order.Compares readouts with samples as to insure all systems operating accurately.Maintains working area, washing equipment and placing it in proper storage.Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees.Performs duties safely and completes safety certification requirements.Adheres to all FDA, GMP, BATF, EPA, OSHA and employer standards and guidelines.Handles chemicals in the manner outlined in the Material Safety Data Sheet.Informs supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or acts.Participates actively in training.Familiarizes themselves with hazards in work area and how to protect themselves.Understands accidents are preventable and that safety is everyone's responsibility.Champion corporate-level initiatives designated for operations facilitiesReport food safety, quality, environmental, and occupational safety issues.Manager and the responsible personnel, and aid in the remediation of such issues.Preferred Qualifications:Demonstrates sufficient computer skills to utilize lab instrument operation programsFamiliarity with current commercial software applications (Excel, Word)Experience with lab documentationExperience with operating standard lab equipmentDemonstrates sufficient math skills to perform calculations associated with lab testingPrevious plant experience preferredRequired Qualifications:Ability to work on multiple tasksAbility to team buildGood organizational skillsWillingness to assume and learn new responsibilitiesExcellent communication skillsProven housekeeping and sanitation skillsDemonstrated troubleshooting skillsAccurate record keeping skillsAttendance and punctualityAbility to lift up to 40 lbs.Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of timeEEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, 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 or 844-463-6178.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evalu ate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.