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Jr. Research Technologist

Job in Calgary - Alberta - Canada
Company: Manpower
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-10-20
Job specializations:
  • Research/Development
    Research, Scientific Research
  • Quality Control
    QA Manager, Quality Control Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Jr. Research Technologist

Manpower is currently seeking a Jr. Research Technologist to fulfill a temporary contract position in Calgary.

The successful candidate will join the Ethylene Technology R&D Team. The role will be responsible for performing bench-scale solid-state catalyst synthesis and related work-up steps to prepare catalyst samples for evaluation.


* Execute catalyst synthesis work in a laboratory environment;

* Contribute to the continuous improvement of catalyst performance and workflow processes;

* Ensure accuracy of results, identify unusual trends, troubleshoot possible causes, recommend and take agreed-upon corrective actions;

* Maintain complete and accurate records of experimental work

* Provide interpretation of results and communicate findings in a timely manner

* Contribute to technical reports, presentations, and intellectual property submissions

* Submit samples into and retrieve data from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

* Collaborate and coordinate with other project work streams to ensure project deliverables and deadlines are met

* Perform equipment modifications in accordance with the Management of Change (MOC) procedure

* Interpret and follow internal Standard Operating Procedures and Codes of Practices;

* Ensure all work is done in compliance with standards and demonstrate the ability to work safely with chemicals, dust, heat, cryogenics and pressure


* MSc of Chemistry with 1 - 3 years of related practical experience is required

* Experience with heterogeneous catalyst synthesis is preferred

* Strong ability to handle changing priorities, and excellent time management skills

* Be a critical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills

* Ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail

* Applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills

* Applicant must work well in a team setting, while also being self-driven to work independently

* Strong working knowledge of PC software such as Outlook, Word and Excel

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Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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