Lab Technician

Location Newark
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Technical
Salary: $43,500 - 45,700/year
Job ref: 144
Published: 16 days ago

Thompson First Group is seeking Chemical Technicians for permanent hire opportunities for a local client in Newark, DE.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team! We are looking for candidates who can grow, think, dream, and execute with us. Our culture is results oriented and we recognize that our people are our greatest asset. We invest to equip our teams with technology, healthy living options, team incentives, flex work schedules and ongoing education and training opportunities. We value collaboration and personal initiative, and we are committed to ensuring employee satisfaction and success. If you are looking for a great career opportunity, come join our team. Our growing company is looking for high energy employees to join our NEW facility in Newark, DE!

Candidates that have a background completing Chemical Testing, an educational background in Chemistry and Laboratory experience are encouraged to apply.

Job Description


  • Requires 2 years college chemistry or equivalent laboratory experience.

  • Experience with chemical hygiene and safety practices.

  • Familiarity with standard laboratory equipment, e.g. analytical balance, pH meter, spectrophotometer, adjustable volume pipettor, and volumetric glassware.

  • Must be able to prepare standard solutions by serial dilution.

  • Must be able to abide by detailed reagent preparation procedures.

  • Must be able to use compressed gas cylinders and vacuum lines safely. · Requires computer proficiency for data entry into spread sheets.

  • Must maintain accurate laboratory batch records.

  • Must have good communications skills and be able to work with other staff members, be organized and work independently.

  • Must be able work efficiently for timely task completion.

  • Requires good color perception and ability to pass a color test.


  • Prepares reagents according to specified procedures in a safe manner.

  • Works closely with Spin Disk production to ensure availability of reagents.

  • Maintains inventory of raw materials and reagents.

  • Works with QC as needed.

  • Assists in data generation, computer input, and analysis for troubleshooting projects.

  • Completes routine performance testing of instruments and spin reagents.

  • Maintains accurate notes in laboratory notebook and production records.

  • Perform interference and stability tests on new and existing products

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Works indoors in a temperature-controlled environment.

  • Handles various chemicals, some of which are hazardous.

  • Requires good judgement, problem solving, and communication proficiencies. Must have good color perception.

  • Requires walking, standing, sitting, transporting up to 30 pounds, and good manual dexterity.

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical ormental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.