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Chemical Technician - Analytical Instruments

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:14:38 AM
  • 2831109
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Boulder


About Us:
GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business.  The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success.  Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees.  This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful.  GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
In this role, the Chemical Technician - Analytical Instruments will provide laboratory and test support to the Biochemical engineering team, focused on the development of biodetection/measurement platforms for the pharmaceutical and water processing industries.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Chemical Technician - Analytical Instruments, you will:

  • Conduct experiments as defined by or in conjunction with other team members
  • Write technical test reports, documentation of experimental protocols, and communication of test results
  • Order of project supplies as needed by chemical engineering team.
  • Embrace lab safety and environmental policies
  • Accurately follows established environmental, health, and safety procedures
  • Perform biochemical lab housekeeping and maintenance
  • Ensures lab areas are clean and organized and maintains inventory of lab supplies
  • Be responsible for the inspection and testing of lab safety equipment
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of analytical instrumentation and water systems to ensure continuous operation
  • Maintain chemical, equipment, and computer inventories for the chemical labs


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree ( OR High School Diploma / GED with minimum of 4 years of Laboratory related experience OR an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of laboratory related experience)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a laboratory with bio / biochem / chemistry equipment and testing


Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to work in a team environment on multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to prioritize and organize activities
  • Possess mechanical/electrical aptitude to experiment with a wide range of analytical instrumentation and setup sensitive measuring devices and equipment
  • Experience with bacterial endotoxin testing of water, in process samples, raw materials and final product
  • Experience with endotoxin and LAL purification, formulation, and optimization
  • Bachelor's Degree in a life science field of study such as chemistry, biology or biochemistry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting analytical instrumentation
  • Knowledge of water chemistry and experience with standard methods for measuring contaminants in a water matrix
  • Ability to utilize statistical tools and methods in conducting work

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Locations: United States ; Colorado; Boulder

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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