Research Technician Sr Health
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Wilmington, DE 19806
Research Technician Sr Health (Job Number: 204860W-01)
Nutrition & Biosciences is a market-leading global business
serving customers across the food & beverage, health & bioscience and
pharma markets with innovative, healthy and sustainable solutions, spanning a
broader portfolio than any of its peers. We have an opportunity
for a Laboratory Technician in our Pharmaceutical Applications Laboratory
located in Wilmington, DE.
THE ROLE &RESPONSIBILITIES
Laboratory Technician will provide a variety of complex technical support to
Lead AD&I Scientists and Laboratory Manager in the preparation and execution
of experimental activities: formulations preparation, characterization, and
testing under a range of process conditions. The incumbent will also act as
primary focal point for technical support of multiple processes, products, or
applications within the work group and internal/external customers. Technical
support may be for one or more of: product development, application
development, technical service, and product or process research. The person
filling this position will develop and implement technical solutions through
hands-on experimentation and problem-solving for research problems that are
Prepares formulation samples with minimum supervision
using standard processing equipment such as high shear mixers, blenders,
compression machines etc.
Provides technical solutions in one or more of:
product development, application development, technical service, and process
Independently evaluates formulation samples for
physical / mechanical properties and is proficient in the use of laboratory
Coordinates equipment logbooks updating, maintenance
and calibration, equipment troubleshooting and computer system validation.
Responsible for maintaining lab supplies and storage
of test substances.
Responsible for lab housekeeping, consumables stock,
and waste disposal.
Reports, discusses and provides solutions for any
issues related to the lab equipment.
Maintains laboratory notebook and accurately documents
all experiments and results in a timely manner. Organizes
and prepares data tables and charts to present data collected in studies
supported. Often prepares summaries of work and results to be included in
internal or customer’s reports.
Understands the group objectives and the business or
group’s value creating strategy and is an important contributor to the
technical solutions that result in project and team success.
Understands the value of high quality data and
utilizes Good Laboratory Practices (or equivalent) to generate such data.
Defines and implements new testing methods for
development purposes. This may require creating unique configurations of
existing equipment or development/fabrication of new equipment and systems.
participate in work group team meetings to address safety, process improvement,
problem solving, and other work group, department, and functional topics. May
also participate in functional and/or business/customer teams relevant to
Uses knowledge of the relevant technology consisting
of product, test method, and testing equipment to quickly screen alternative
approaches. Recommends and implements variations in approaches with little or
Proactively identifies improvement opportunities in
area of Environmental, health and safety (EH&S) and implements improved
EH&S practices and procedures.
Your qualification profile:
The following qualifications are required:
· High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
· Minimum 2-years of general laboratory experience
The following qualifications are preferred:
· Associate’s degree or higher in Chemistry or similar technology related degree, preferred
· Relevant work experience in a Chemistry Laboratory, preferred
· Basic computer skills
At DuPont, we have an unbridled commitment to deliver essential innovations that enrich people’s lives, enable sustainable development and foster human potential for generations to come.
Innovations developed from highly engineered products and naturally sourced ingredients to shape industries and everyday life. From smarter homes to more efficient cars, from better ways of digitally connecting to new tools that enable active and healthy lifestyles…in all these areas and many more, we’re working with customers to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive.
Coupled with core values and excellent compensation & benefits… Together, we’re turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper!
Come realize how you can make an impact, act like an owner and partner with customers in our journey.
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This position is located in Wilmington, Delaware at the Experimental Station. The Experimental Station is DuPont’s largest research and development facility. Located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek in Wilmington, Delaware, it is home to some of the most important discoveries of the modern chemical industry.
Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington
Organization: Nutrition & Biosciences
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Entry Level
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