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RD Associate Scientist 22-0033

Streck La Vista, NE
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Streck is a Nebraska based manufacturing company that makes a global impact by developing and distributing to labs worldwide. Our products provide confidence for accurate health care testing!  Our passions and priorities are focused on taking care of our customers, employees and giving back to our community. Streck has jobs for every stage of your career. If you are a dependable, hard-working, and team-oriented individual who values meaningful work, Streck is looking for you to join our community of passionate people on a mission!

Streck is seeking candidates for a R&D Associate Scientist 1 to work with our scientific professionals on product enhancements and new product development. This position will primarily work within the scope of bioanalytical chemistry.

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to Analytical Chemistry group on various research projects within Streck.
  • Prepare solutions and samples according to instructions provided by scientists.
  • Conduct physical testing including but not limited to viscosity, surface tension, pH, osmolality, acid-base titration, and moisture analysis measurements.
  • Conduct instrumental analytical testing on products according to the provided guidelines and protocols.
  • Maintain the inventory of lab chemicals and lab environments through maintaining a sterile environment, organizing log books, labeling, ordering, storing, and managing samples and chemicals.
  • Perform and schedule maintenance of basic lab equipment such centrifuges, balances, pH meters, Osmometers, ovens, etc.
  • Implement schedules for routine maintenance of analytical instruments such as Sartorius water purifying system, GC, HPLC, FT-IR, TGA, Karl Fisher etc., and ensure schedules are followed.
  • Document maintenance records of equipment.
  • Assist RD manager in keeping up an accurate equipment list and updating assets where applicable.
  • Present data and write reports on projects as requested.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all relevant federal and local guidelines for lab safety and productivity including, OSHA, ADA and other required regulations.

Technical Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline, Chemistry major preferred, with a suggested ≥ 0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in an academic or industry setting. Laboratory work experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with peers and colleagues of differing backgrounds.
  • Ability to apply established principles, theories, and concepts in area of responsibility, together with a working knowledge of related disciplines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capability to deliver on project timelines individually or in a team setting
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

Streck provides:

  • Challenging, Safe and Rewarding Work Environment
  • No nights, no weekends
  • Work life Balance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive and Inclusive Benefits
  • Great Team Environment
  • On and off campus training opportunities

 

Visit www.streckcareers.com to learn more about Streck and apply for this opportunity.

Streck develops and delivers quality control and diagnostic products that help stabilize and validate the samples and tests for researchers, laboratories, hospitals and clinicians all over the world. 

Streck is located in a state-of-the art facility just minutes from Interstate 80 in the southwest Omaha/LaVista area.  We offer a collaborative environment with career advancement opportunities, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, work/life balance and corporate wellness focus.

Streck is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and forbids discrimination against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping and caregiver status), sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, disability, genetic information, citizenship, marital status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 

 


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Date Posted June 20, 2022
Date Closes July 23, 2022
Requisition RDASS001600
Located In La vista, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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