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Apex Systems Chemist 1 (1144143) in Peoria, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Chemist 1Peoria, ILSummary:This position is responsible for processing submitted customer samples to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction.Job Duties/ResponsibilitiesTechnician is responsible for analyzing approximately 800-900 samples following quality control procedures provided.Will be responsible for keeping multiple instruments loaded, operating instruments, reviewing data, reporting data and performing maintenance on instruments as well as logging sample information into LIMS.This position is in the lab and requires being able to work on feet for 8 hours and lift 25 pounds periodically through the day.This position requires being respirator ready; candidate must be able to pass necessary physical screening and be clean shaven.Training and respirator will be provided.Responsibilities include:Requirements:Education Requirement:Degree in chemistry, biology, other science field OR five + years related experience required - this needs to be professional lab experience (internships do not count).Will also accept candidates straight out of CollegeTechnical Skills Required:Understanding of good laboratory practices, inductively coupled plasma, FTIR, viscosity, HPLC and IC.Successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, be well organized and possess strong computer skills.Soft Skills:Works well in team environment, strong communication skills - both oral and written.Strong multi-tasking skills and is comfortable in fast paced environment.EEO 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 evaluate 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.