Laboratory Technologist

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Laboratory Technologist
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Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. The company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 47 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,000 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2021 US Best Managed Company.

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The selected applicant will be capable of performing, in a semi-independent to independent manner, a range of laboratory functions. This can encompass from operating standardized test equipment as per standardized procedures to assisting in the development of experimental procedures for prototype laboratory equipment. The selected applicant should be able to work as part of a team as well as be able to work individually. The person should have good observational skills and the ability to logically evaluate experimental results.

Operate, troubleshoot, perform basic maintenance, identify needed repairs of laboratory equipment
Conduct experiments using laboratory equipment.
Prepare chemical formulations - mixtures
Maintain laboratory chemical inventories and ensure safe use, storage, and disposal of all chemicals.
Ensure all laboratory operations are in accordance with Solenis safety rules.
Use Microsoft Excel to record and display, in both tabular and graphical form, test plans, formulation data, experimental data and results of calculations.
Use Excel to develop macros to perform repeated calculations.
Use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to record procedures and test methods and to document experimental results and conclusions.




Minimum of a 2 year degree in scientific/technical area. BA or BS in scientific/technical area preferred.
Academic or work experience involving testing, experimental investigations, and/or data analysis
Academic or work experience with operating laboratory instrumentation and machinery
Academic or work experience with basic chemistry- mixtures, percentage of components
Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint
Proficient math skills including algebra and arithmetic
Proficient verbal and written skills
At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

For the protection of our employees, customers, and community, as a condition of employment, all new hires must be fully vaccinated or in the process of obtaining full vaccination against COVID-19 and must provide proof of vaccination prior to starting employment with the company unless a valid exemption applies.


Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.

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Job Posting: 1013089

Posted On: Aug 02, 2022

Updated On: Aug 18, 2022