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Laboratory Technician

Company: Cyclopure, Inc.
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Cyclopure is Making Water Safe, for Everyone, Everywhere.
Cyclopure is a material science and engineering company that is commercializing a series of novel cyclodextrin-based adsorbents, known by the tradename DEXSORB -, for the monitoring and removal of PFAS and other micropollutants from water.

Job Description
Cyclopure is seeking to fill a full-time lab technician role to participate in lab-scale adsorbent manufacturing activities at its Skokie, IL facility. The candidate will perform various polymer processing activities involved with the preparation of powder and granular adsorbents. We are looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized individual to assist with the preparation of material requests in a continuous series of activities. Material orders support both the company's product lines as well as outside products and projects with commercial partners.

The candidate will work with the company's Materials Group to support the preparation of finished adsorbent media, including (A) routine processing tasks of sieving, grinding, washing, and packaging of adsorbent media, and (B) monitor product quality following established QA/QC protocols. The candidate is also expected to help maintain a clean production environment.

Responsibilities for Position:
- - - - - - -Support the materials production team for the preparation of finished adsorbent media.
- - - - - - -Independently perform polymer/adsorbent processing steps of (1) milling and sieving polymer to specified size ranges, (2) washing finished polymer in vessels to ensure final product purity, and (3) packaging and shipping of finished products.
- - - - - - -Operate and maintain processing equipment according to standard protocols/requirements.
- - - - - - -Maintain good records of unprocessed/processed batches and corresponding quality data.
- - - - - - -Timely communicate manufacturing or product issues to Production Manager.
- - - - - - -Coordinate tasks with Production Manager in order to meet production goals.
- - - - - - -Maintain an organized and clean workspace, including labeling and documenting all samples, washing glassware, and properly disposing of waste.
- - - - - - -Additional duties as may be assigned by the Production Manager.

Qualifications:
- - - - - - -BS degree desired. Experienced, talented individuals without one will also be considered.
- - - - - - -Work well in collaborative environment, with interest in water quality issues.
- - - - - - -Knowledge and experience with standard laboratory methods and equipment.
- - - - - - -Familiarity with basic chemical concepts.
- - - - - - -At least one year experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment is preferred.
- - - - - - -Capable of working with chemicals. Ability to identify and report unsafe equipment, conditions, and practices.
- - - - - - -Good written and verbal communication skills.
- - - - - - -Ability to stand, stretch, or bend for prolonged periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds.
- - - - - - -Must be able to wear a full-face respirator for long durations.
- - - - - - -References and proof of right to work in United States required.

If you are interested and qualified for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to - careers@cyclopure.com

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. Cyclopure provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: Cyclopure, Inc., Skokie , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Skokie, Illinois

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