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  • Location:
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 23 October 2017
    Are you looking for a second shift shift opportunity in the lab setting to help develop and grow your scientific skills? Do you currently hold an associate's degree in a scientific field or are in progress of one? Manpower is partnering with a reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan. We are seeking a long term temporary Lab Tech Assistant for their Holland, Michigan facility. The individual selected for this position will be working with the lab employees/management staff supporting products/RM testing needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing assistance and support of Quality Control activities as they pertain to sample receipt, laboratory supply maintenance, cleaning of laboratory glassware, C of A data transfer, occasional sampling and various administrative duties. In order to be considered for this position an individual must have the ability to wear a respirator and handle hazardous chemicals on a daily basis including pouring into a 55 gallon drum, Ability to lift 50 pounds, and be Comfortable with climbing step ladders up to 10 feet

    Required Skills
    * AS in a Scientific Field or in progress
    * Works well with others and independently
    * Experience with data entry into computer programs
    * Learns quickly and good attendance record.
    * Has the ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
    * Must be able to work independently and with a team.
    * Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
    * Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
    If you meet the above requirements and are eager to utilize your scientific mindset, apply today!

    * Ability to wear respirator and handle hazardous chemicals on a daily basis including pouring into a 55 gallon drum
    * Ability to lift 50 pounds
    * Comfort with climbing step ladders up to 10 feet
  • Location: Ames , Fort Dodge
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Saturday, 21 October 2017
    This day position performs laboratory tests of production samples for a dry mill ethanol plant to ensure the quality of the final product. Primary function is to ensure the quality of the final product is in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations and Company Standards. Primary Function: •Performs daily laboratory tests of production samples to ensure the quality of the final product, and enters data into electronic data system. Certifies final products and ensures that all products meet trade standards before release. •Follows quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of test results. •Assists the Quality Manager with the inventory and ordering supplies to ensure efficient laboratory operations. •Supports the Safety and Environmental Compliance Manager/Operations/Commodities teams as directed by supervisor. Additional Responsibilities: •Ensures work area is kept clean and free from safety hazards which requires regular bending and occasional lifting. •Completes tasks as assigned by the Quality Manager and Plant Manager. •Participates in company Feed Safety Program/SHE programs and has the ability to lead in these areas. •Accepts/carries out/completes other duties as assigned.
  • Location: Allegan
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 16 October 2017
    Calling all second shift applicants with a life science degree or in progress. Perrigo, a large pharmaceutical company in Allegan MI is seeking someone like you who will be responsible for performing routine testing on raw materials and finished products in the Quality Control laboratory. Manpower is seeking a qualified, long term temporary Quality control Lab technician to work at Perrigo. Job duties include but are not limited to: preparing sample/solutions per written procedures, identification and other physicals testing, maintaining accurate laboratory documentation according to pharmaceutical cGMP, use of laboratory equipment for analysis such as analytical balances, pH meter, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, HPLC, GC etc. Must be detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task and work well with other lab technicians to complete daily assignments. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Individual must be flexible to work different shifts to complete training and meet the needs of the company/department.

    Stop your job search and apply today, bring your life science degree, applicable lab experience and ability to pass a drug test and background check. We love referrals so please share this opportunity with friends and family.
  • Location: Portland
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 13 October 2017
    Associate Scientist
    Our client, a global leader in research and development, is now hiring an Associate Scientist! This is an excellent opportunity to put your skills to use while gaining valuable experience at an innovative company.

    What's in it for you?
    8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday schedule
    Weekly pay
    Short term commitment of 8-12 weeks

    What will you be doing?
    Manufacturing diagnostic products and ensuring consistent quality
    Raw material qualification
    Reagent optimization
    What will you bring to the job?
    A scientific lab background
    Manufacturing background is a plus!
    Excellent attention to detail
    Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-774-8258, or texting 207-560-0928.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!
  • Location: Salem
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
    Do you enjoy working with a team and being a creative problem solver? Would you like to work with microbiological applications to grow more with less? Are you looking for steady hours and weekly paychecks? Manpower has an immediate opening for a biology lab assistant in Salem, VA.

    What's in it for you?
    Full time hours
    Day Shift: 8:00AM to 5:00 PM
    Competitive wages: $15-$20 per hour
    Temporary to hire, based on performance
    Option to take free college courses and skills training

    What is the Job?
    Conduct complex scientific experiments and collaboratively problem solve with you scientific mentor
    Utilize microbiology, molecular biology and analytical chemistry skills to understand the interaction of microbes and plants.

    What you bring to the job?
    A BS in Microbiology, Plant Physiology,, Biology or Molecular Biology with 1-2 years of lab experience.
    Familiarity with basic laboratory equipment-sterilization hood and aseptic techniques, pH meter, Incubator, centrifuge, PCR, and other instrumentation.
    Understanding of formulation characteristics and optimization for performance preferred.
    Excellent written and oral communication.
    Ability to work independently and/or in teams to meet project goals and time lines
    Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
    Strong organizational skills
    Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship currently or in the future.

    Stop your job search and apply today. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Also check out Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath.
  • Location: Grand Rapids
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
    Manpower is now hiring Lab Technicians for multiple open positions!

    Current positions in Sampling, QA and Microbiology are on 1st shift, 6:30am-3pm

    Candidates with a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Biology or a related Scientific discipline are encouraged to apply with their resume for immediate consideration

    Pay rates between $14-$15.50 an hour!
  • Location: Kohler
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
    Full time Quality Control Analyst
    Are you looking for consistent hours and weekly pay checks? Manpower has immediate an opening for a Quality Control Analyst.

    What's in it for you?
    * Full time hours
    * Day shift: 8 am to 5:00 pm
    * Competitive wages from $21.00+ per hour
    * Long Term Contract
    * Great team work environment

    What is the job?
    * Review corrective and preventative action from suppliers and ensure actions are implemented
    * Manage gag ordering process for internal and external suppliers
    * Interpret engineering drawings and create inspections plans
    * Set up experiments and perform destructive and non- destructive tests on materials and parts for products to measure performance.

    What you bring to the job?
    * Print reading, Advanced GD&T knowledge, product validation procedures
    * Ability to read and understand Bill of Materials, engineering blueprints
    * Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment and on the floor
    * Associate of Science Degree in a technical field
    * Minimum 3 years experience
    * Ability to pass a Background Check and Drug Screen

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact our recruiters at 920-226-8934. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Also, check out Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath
  • Location: Frederick
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 06 October 2017
    Research Associate I -Frederick

    Great long-term contract opportunity in Frederick for a Research Associate I. In this position, you'll assist in the development and validation of biomarker assays to assess targeted cancer agent activity in pre-clinical studies.

    You bring at least one year of biomedical lab methods experience, along with a related Bachelors of Science degree and:

    * Immunoassay, protein assay, cell culture, and/or antibody characterization experience
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs
    * Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance

    Are you interested? Apply today and learn more about our Research Associate I position:

    * Local opportunity with no commute
    * Pays $25-$30/hr.
    * Rewarding work close to home

    You can see it. More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. A shorter commute. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Manpower Professional.
  • Location: Frederick
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 06 October 2017
    Research Associate II -Frederick
    Great long-term contract opportunity in Frederick for a Research Associate II. In this position, you'll be responsible for:

    * Accessioning paraffin blocks from inventory, overseeing their sectioning by histology lab services
    * Staining the sections
    * Delivering the stained sections to the for analysis
    * Retrieving the imaging files from the lab
    * Supervised image analysis and presentation of these R&D findings to scientific staff

    You bring at least 3 years of experience in immunohistology or histology in a lab environment, or as applied to R&D projects in a research lab, along with a related Bachelors of Science degree and:

    * Experience in the following areas:
    o preparation, immunohistochemical staining, and microscopy of paraffin-embedded specimens
    o handling and evaluating antibody preparations
    o development of immunohistochemical assays
    * Experience complying with assay SOPs and other controlled laboratory processes
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs
    * Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance

    Interested? Apply today and learn more about our Research Associate II position:
    * Local opportunity with no commute
    * Pays $30-$35/hr.
    * Rewarding work close to home

    You can see it. More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. A short commute. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Manpower Professional.
  • Location: Freehold
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 October 2017
    Senior Chemist job in Holmdel, NJ is now available. This is a permanent job opportunity. Salary is negotiable.

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    The Senior Chemist is responsible for supporting the Research and Development l Laboratory activities for projects as directed for the purpose of achieving corporate goals.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
    Primary responsibilities are:
    * Develop and prepare personal care and/or color products
    * Understand the needs and restrictions from the customer and develop formulas accordingly
    * Ability to color match all formula types
    * Prepare Specifications for all products developed
    * Maintain laboratory notebook, including critical processing details and observations
    * Multi-task to handle 10-20 projects a week, while providing technical support to other chemists
    * Monitor batch shelf life stability
    * Understand customer restriction and regulations
    * Calibrate and validate all lab equipment
    * Perform other duties as needed or assigned

    DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for his/her position.
    * Education: Bachelor Degree in Science, Chemistry preferred
    * Certifications: None
    * Experience:
    * 6 years lab/formulation experience
    * Knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, CTFA and AS400
    * Attention to detail, organization and multi-tasking skills
    * Technical knowledge of chemicals and their functionality to develop and prepare personal care and color products
    * Knowledge and use of Brookfield viscometers, pH meter, pychnometers, mixers, hotplates
    * Ability to understand processing procedures, fill weights, formula cost implications, ingredient lists, and OTC products in order to be well rounded in the capacity of formulation skills
    * Knowledge of OTC guidelines/monographs
    * Global formulation skills
    * Ability to color match all formula types

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
    Ability to utilize a computer, telephone, fax and copy machine as well as other general office equipment. Strong computer skills are required.

    Ability to utilize Brookfield viscometers, pH meters, pychnometers, mixers and hotplates

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

    While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, type and move throughout the facility. Must be capable of using a keyboard for computer purposes.

    For consideration for the Senior Chemist job in Holmdel, NJ please submit your resume today.
  • Location: Cambridge
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
    Manpower is looking for an experienced Research Associate

    The job is located in Cambridge, MA Monday - Friday 8-5pm PAYING $15 - $30 AN HOUR

    This assignment is for 8 months

    Job Description

    Seeking a Contract Research Associate to become part of the Biotechnology organization. The future of biotechnology traits will depend on the ability to optimize protein function through designed engineering and evolution. The selected candidate will work as part of the High Throughput Protein Optimization team in Cambridge, MA, to deliver protein improvement solutions to next generation biotechnology products. On this team, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with talented lab scientists and bioinformaticians to evaluate protein function in biochemical, cellular and other in vitro assays. The Research Associate will perform research and/or development in collaboration with others, make detailed observations, analyze data, interpret results, and communicate with stakeholders. This role presents an opportunity to directly support the global Biotechnology pipeline by designing and processing experiments associated with the progression and fulfillment of product requirements.

    Responsibilities include:
    * Evaluate and improve protein function using high throughput gene engineering, protein expression and purification, and biochemical and cell based assays and imaging
    * Deliver high quality data in a timely manner
    * Track samples and results across multiple testing platforms
    * Maintain detailed research records in electronic systems
    * Collaborate with members of the team and across functions to deliver results