Paragon Geochemical Laboratories is recruiting a dynamic team member who embraces advances in technology and is looking for an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team.
Our digestion team is responsible for producing the solutions that are analyzed in our laboratory. Using Aqua Regia, Nitric Acid, NaCN, and 4 acid digestion methods, they dissolve and prepare client samples according to industry standard procedures. Since digestion is a critical step in all of our processes, our digestion technicians also take an active role in Paragon’s quality control and continuous improvement initiatives.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
- Prepare reagents including acid mixtures and dilutions.
- Monitor equipment condition and performance and conduct routine maintenance as required.
- Perform acid digestions according to strict standard operating procedures to ensure data consistency for our clients.
- Follow all safety procedures and proactively identify hazards.
- The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Experience & Qualifications
- An equivalent combination of education and relative work experience is required.
- Bachelor’s degree in chemistry is a plus but not required.
- Experience working with acids and fume hoods.
- Experience in wet chemical digestion techniques.
- Capable and willing to work in a respectful and collaborative professional environment that is focused on delivering for our clients.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Paragon is pleased to offer competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, and a comprehensive benefits program.
Interested candidates must possess or be able to obtain authorization to work in the United States.