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  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 24 April 2017
    Environmental Permitting Advisor

    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking an Environmental Permitting Advisor, to fulfill a contract position in Fort St. John, BC.

    In this role as an Environmental Permitting Advisor you will:
    * Research, analyze and compile data for permit applications and reports to various regulatory agencies
    * Develop and maintain procedures through the management of change process in conjunction with the Permitting Compliance Advisor (CA)
    * Develop and maintain training materials in conjunction with the Permitting CA
    * Complete Ad Hoc tasks such as updating training materials, development and maintenance of permitting streamlining tasks, various tasks with Environmental Advisors, etc.
    * Develop and communicate guidelines for contractors working on projects - General file and documentation management Criteria
    * Be Responsible for overseeing the provision of Environmental Air Quality Permit and support to GTM. Also responsible for involvement in specific environmental initiatives.

    To be successful in this role, you will have:
    * Professional environmental experience
    * Oil and Gas experience
    * Bachelor's degree (emphasis on environmental science or policy background)
    * Highly organized
    * Excellent people and communication skills
    * Strong computer skills
    * Database management proficiency
    * Experience in Emergency Response including understanding of Incident Command System (ICS)
    * Self-starter - ability to prioritize tasks and manage overall workflow with little oversight
    * Problem solver - ability to isolate a problem and recommend solutions
    * Attention to detail - compliance reporting and data must be accurate and reliable - 7+ years of experience

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email us at professional.ab@manpower.com.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Holland
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 21 April 2017
    Are you a student pursuing a life degree and looking for opportunity in the lab setting to help develop and grow your scientific skills? Look no further, Manpower is partnering with a reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan, for their Holland MI location. We are seeking a long term temporary Lab Tech Assistant to work the weekends. The individual selected for this position will be working Friday- Sunday 7am-7pm. this individual will be working with the lab employees/management staff supporting products/RM testing needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: lab ware cleaning (manual hand washing and using a validated dishwasher), data entry into the lab information management system (LIMS), inventory/ordering of supplies, interoffice mail courier role and housekeeping duties. Must be able to lift ~50lbs.
    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!
  • Location: Mountain View
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 21 April 2017
    Must have:
    * Basic knowledge of QuickBooks, AP/AR
    * Ability to provide excellent customer service
    * Excellent written and oral communication skills
    * Good computer and internet research skills
    * Ability to multi-task and work well with others
    * Self-motivated, goal-oriented and able to work effectively with minimal supervision

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Sales/Shipping/General
    - Promptly respond to telephone and email inquiries.
    - Research pricing and prepare Quotes for customers.
    - Assist with calculation of freight charges and crating charges, and preparation of shipping documents for shipper.
    - Fill in as needed in all departments within the Company.
    - Assist as needed to keep the office supplied and running smoothly.

    * Logistics Coordinator
    - Assist with intake document preparation, and shipment of instruments, working closely with shipping/receiving and Company lab technicians and staff.

    * Bookkeeping
    - Responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and preparation of invoices.
    - Organizing and filing documents.
  • Location: West Palm Beach , Boca Raton , Delray Beach , Palm Beach Gardens , Riviera Beach
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 14 April 2017
    We are currently seeking a Media Team Assistant to help run production testing in our office in Boca Raton. The Media Assistant would use a Roll Sheeter, Challenge Cutter, and other tools to ensure that product is meeting quality standards.
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    Jnr / Int. Petrochemical Technologist

    With over 55 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leader in the petrochemical industry, Manpower is seeking Petrochemical Technologists to fulfill one year contracts in Calgary.

    In this role you will join the Petrochemicals Team and be involved in research programs that support ethylene business and in delivering innovative solutions focused on improving our ethylene manufacturing units.
    Your responsibilities will include:
    * Operating and maintaining multiple laboratory experiments and test facilities in the areas of hydrocarbon and inorganic fouling, chemical additive assessment, and other aspects related to separation technology within an ethylene facility
    * Contributing to the interpretation of results and communicate findings in a timely manner
    * Contributing to the development of innovative test methods, and demonstrate a willingness to design, build and operate these new techniques
    * Performing experimental modifications in accordance with the Management of Change (MOC) procedure
    * Maintaining complete and accurate records of experimental work; provide clear and concise progress updates to project members in a timely manner and contributing to technical reports and presentations
    * Interpreting and following ASTM standard test methods and internal Standard Operating Procedures
    * Coordinating and submitting samples into LIMS system
    * Complying with Responsible Care standard

    To be successful in this role, you will have:
    * Diploma in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology or related university degree
    * 2 - 5 years' work experience in a related role

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email us at calgary.ab@manpower.com citing "Petrochemical Tech" in the subject line or contact us at 403.269.6936 and ask for our Office Team.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn about all of the job opportunities Manpower can offer you, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    Jnr / Int. Petrochemical Technologist (FBRU Operator)

    With over 55 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leader in the petrochemical industry, Manpower is seeking Petrochemical Technologists to fulfill one year contracts in Calgary.

    In this role you will work with the Petrochemicals Team as main operator for the Fixed Bed Reactor Unit (FBRU); a unit where feed gas is passed over a catalytic bed to convert components into desired end products under controlled temperature and pressure conditions.
    Your responsibilities will include:
    * Completing short and long-term experimental runs; troubleshooting issues or unexpected results, interpreting and communicating findings, maintaining the unit, and leading equipment modifications
    * Maintaining complete and accurate records of experimental work
    * Provide clear and concise progress updates to project members in a timely manner
    * Learning and utilizing the Honeywell Experion control panel interface
    * Interpreting and following internal Standard Operating Procedure and Codes of Practice
    * Coordinating and submitting samples into LIMS system
    * Complying with Responsible Care standards

    To be successful in this role, you will have:
    * Diploma in Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology or related university degree
    * 2 - 5 years' work experience in a related role

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email us at calgary.ab@manpower.com citing "Petrochemical Tech (FBRU)" in the subject line or contact us at 403.269.6936 and ask for our Office Team.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn about all of the job opportunities Manpower can offer you, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    Junior Lab Technician - starting July 2017

    With over 55 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leader in the petrochemical industry, Manpower is seeking a Junior Lab Technician to fulfill a one year contract in Calgary.

    Please Note: This position has a start date of July 2017

    In this role, your responsibilities will include:
    * Performing sample preparation steps such as grinding, extractions and filtrations
    * Performing analytical tests on PE resins and materials using various instruments; XRF, FTIR, etc.
    * Contributing to continuous improvement for quality and reliability of test results
    * Contributing to the maintenance and housekeeping of the Analytical Lab and testing equipment
    * Contributing, where required, to the development of new methods by assisting Additive Scientists with project work

    To be successful in this role, you will have:
    * Technical Diploma in Chemical Technology or Analytical Chemistry
    * 2 years' work experience in a related role
    * Excellent communication skills; written and verbal
    * Excellent organizational and multi-tasking ability
    * Ability to adapt to change in a positive and productive manner
    * Ability to work well in a team setting, but must be self-motivated and able to work independently as required

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email us at calgary.ab@manpower.com citing "Lab Tech - July" in the subject line.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn about all of the job opportunities Manpower can offer you, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    LiDAR Technician

    With over 55 years of experience in the Alberta Marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leading geomatics firm specializing in aerial acquisition and processing, Manpower is seeking a LiDAR Technician to fulfill a long term contract in North East Calgary.

    In this role, as a LiDAR Technician, your responsibilities will include:
    * Assisting in data management
    * Performing GPS/INS processing
    * Monitoring quality control of incoming data
    * Creating point cloud for delivery
    * Performing quality assurance of point cloud data
    * Organizing and preparing data for delivery

    Successful candidates require:
    * Degree in Geography, GIS or other related degree
    * 2+ years' experience in a LiDAR Technician or related role
    * Experience with LiDAR, DSM, DEM
    * Experience with creation and analysis of LiDAR point clouds
    * Experience with LiDAR processing software
    * Experience with ArcMap
    * Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize as required

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email us at melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Red Deer
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
    Project Manager (Intermediate - Senior)

    With over 55 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leader in the petrochemical industry, Manpower is seeking a Project Manager, to fulfill a contract in Joffre, Alberta.

    In this role, you will work within a team environment to develop project deliverables and provide support to Sustaining Capital Projects from concept to completion.
    Your responsibilities will include:
    * Being accountable for the successful completion of building/infrastructure projects ranging in value from $5.0 M up to $20.0M+; including building projects that require modifications/additions to existing buildings up to commercial/industrial site development in greenfield and/or brownfield situations
    * Developing concepts, strategies, tactics, as well as negotiate contracts of various nature; EPC/ EPCM
    * Leading external EP firms in the completion of Problem Investigation; Feasibility Studies; Conceptual, Preliminary, and Detailed Engineering/Design stages; Construction; Commissioning; and Project Close Out activities
    * Providing Project Management leadership that encompasses the entire project lifecycle ensuring all projects achieve exceptional RC, Quality, Schedule and Cost performance
    * Establishing project plans for each project in the areas of Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Document Control, Project Controls, Close out, Maintenance and other impacted areas
    * Managing a portfolio of projects with up to 10 active projects in varying degrees of completion
    * Ensuring adherence to the Project Development and Implementation (PDI) process when executing projects
    * Implementing Value Improvement Practices throughout the project lifecycle

    Successful candidates require:
    * Engineering degree or technical diploma
    * 15 to 20+ years' practical experience related to building infrastructure projects
    * Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be considered a strong asset
    * Excellent Communication skills
    * Previous experience with EP, EPCM, and EPC contracts in project execution
    * Knowledge of, and experience with, industry standards and regulations; National and Provincial Building Codes
    * Demonstrated commitment to Responsible Care; Safety, Health, Environment and Risk
    * Demonstrated decision making, problem solving, conflict management, interpersonal, and communication skills
    * Working knowledge and application of project management principles and concepts
    * Proficiencies in MS Office Suite (Excel, Project and Outlook) and SAP
    * Industrial Plant engineering experience would be considered an asset
    * Familiarity with Chemicals Loss Prevention Standards (LPS) and Engineering Standards would be considered an asset

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Santa Rosa
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2017
    Are you a Lab Technician looking for a new opportunity? Visualize this: every day, you play a role in creating products that are the best they can be. Every week, you receive a paycheck that reflects your commitment to doing quality work. Mon-FRI full time temp to hire position in Santa Rosa, CA.
    Lab Technician-You'll have the opportunity to:

    * Prepare inspection procedures and determine appropriate inspection points.
    * Inspect, measure, and test diverse parts for in-process testing: Uses calipers, comparator, gages, manual pipettes. Enters results into database MS EXCEL
    * Maintains files, records and other documents that apply to laboratory records.
    * Completes and maintains appropriate documentation to support testing procedures.
    * Identify non-conformance during daily testing and reports them
    * Work in combination with the quality Control to maintain quality day to day.
    * Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established specifications, standard test methods or protocols.
    * Performs receiving inspection of machined parts, plated parts and miscellaneous purchased parts.
    * Calibrate, validate, and maintain equipment
    * Excellent Math skills, and winery lab or chemistry background is a huge plus!
    * Qualified candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, as well as the ability to work well autonomously or as a part of a team. You are a problem solver. Driven.
    Apply with Manpower, log on to www.manpower.com and call our office at 707-576-7855.
  • Location: Lincoln - Lancaster County
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 07 April 2017
    Your Scientific career and its success are dependent upon many factors. Are you in a position to make a strategic contribution? Is your growth supported? Do you get the recognition you deserve? With Manpower, we can get you what you want and we know where to get it.

    You offer your unique skills and experiences. And Manpower offers something unique for you. We're the place for talented individuals who want to do things differently, get ahead and establish a lifelong career.

    In this position, you'll have the opportunity to:
    * Conduct testing on raw materials
    * Utilize Computer data acquisition systems (CDAS) and Laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
    * Ensure compliance with SOP's, CGMP's, and FDA/EU Guidelines
    * Perform general scientific laboratory duties
    Are you interested? The ideal candidate will possess:
    * Two year degree in science related field or BS in Chemistry/Bio Chemistry
    * Analytical chemistry testing experience
    * Working familiarity with word and excel
    * Experience with HPLC, AA and UV/V is preferred
    You can see it. More challenging work. A more interesting work environment. The opportunity to use your finely honed skills to make a real difference. And to collect pay that reflects your talent and expertise. If this is what you see for yourself, you need to talk to Manpower.

    Besides gaining valuable experience with some of the most reputable organizations in the market, you'll gain access to Manpower comprehensive benefits package.

    This position offers:
    * Full time
    * Advancement Opportunities
    * Continuing skill growth

    We've got the right opportunity. Tell us why you're the right person! Apply today.
  • Location: Lincoln - Lancaster County
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 07 April 2017
    Multiple opportunities for Lab Technicians! What shift would you like? We need people on various shifts both weekday & weekend hours. 4-10 hrs/day or 5-8 hours/day.

    * Conduct lab testing
    * Trouble shooting & problem solving for routine tests
    * Adhere to testing schedule to accomplish a high volume of critical work
    * Must have either a 2 year or 4 year degree, preferably in Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology
    * Lab experience a must - educational lab setting is acceptable.

    Long term temp or temp-to-hire opportunities! $13-18/hr depending on your education/experience.

    Connecting you with the world of work! As a world leader in employment services for more than 60 years, we know what it's like to look for a job. That's why - whether you're just entering the workforce or have decided on a career change - our goal is to make the experience better and easier for you.
    Connect with the Lincoln branch today!
  • Location: Lancaster
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 04 April 2017
    Colonial Metals Co., a world class leader in the sale and manufacturing of brass and bronze ingots, has partnered with Manpower to fill a temp to hire position in their laboratory on 3rd shift (11pm-7am). The main responsibility of the 3rd shift Lab Technician will be providing analytical services on samples submitted to the lab.

    Other duties and responsibilities include:
    * Performing chemical analysis of samples via Spark-OES, ICP-OES, XRF, and wet chemistry methods
    * Prepare liquid solutions and quality control standards in wet lab
    * Archive analytical data properly
    * Upkeep and maintenance of lab instruments
    * Prepare chemical stock solutions as needed
    * Follow established procedures for analytical testing
    Must haves for this opening include:
    * Minimum of Associates degree in Chemistry or 2 years of lab experience
    * Strong communication skills
    * Proficient with Microsoft Office suites, PC, and other computer programs
    * Demonstrate an analytical aptitude
    * Self-motivated and detail oriented personality
    * Advanced algebraic math courses are a plus
    * Ability to work in a fast paced production environment

    What this position offers you:
    * 3rd shift hours (11p-7a)
    * Competitive pay rate, which does increase once hired (completion of 520 hours)
    * Excellent benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, vacation time, life insurance and 401K plan

    Qualified candidates can register with www.manpowerjobs.com. Resumes can be sent to Sarah.Lowery@manpower.com .
  • Location: Hackensack
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 04 April 2017
    Laboratory Technician for Product Development

    The Technician will be responsible to support a team of developers with the following tasks:

    1. Lab Activities
    a. Ordering/replenishing of ingredients and supplies
    b. Regular inventory checks of ingredients and supplies
    c. Support developers in preparation of samples
    d. Analytical maintenance
    e. Set up for team cuttings/product showings when needed
    f. Keep cutting materials stocked and purchase when suppliers need replenishment
    g. Support Shelf Life studies

    2. Shipping/Ordering
    a. Use of Ariba for ordering
    b. Prepare and ship materials and products

    3. Pilot Plant
    a. Ingredient Ordering
    b. Support Trials as needed

    Requirements:

    Basic Microsoft Office skills(Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook)
    Bachelor's degree in Food Science preferred(but other Sciences will be considered)

    Looking for an detail-oriented organized candidate who can work well within a team as well as independently on tasks.

    Work hours will be Monday to Friday 8a-4p(there could be some flexibility, ie 7a-3p, 9a-5p)
  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 30 March 2017
    Do you enjoy working in a lab environment? Are you a night owl looking for steady hours and a weekly pay check? Manpower has an immediate opening for a QC Lab Technician.

    What is in it for you?
    - Full time hours - 36 hours one week and 48 hours the next
    - A 2 on - 2 off, 3 on - 2 off, 2 on - 3 off schedule
    - Overtime every other week
    - A 3-day weekend every other week
    - 12 hour shifts - 7pm to 7am
    - Competitive wages of $15.00 - $20.00/hr.
    - Option to take free college courses and skills training

    What is the job?
    - Ensuring products meet or exceed customer requirements
    - Analysis of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products
    - Efficiently perform testing as well as data entry
    - Performs routine testing of all products to ensure specifications are met

    What you bring to the job?
    - A Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, or related science
    - At least one year of Quality experience
    - Strong experience with microbiological sampling techniques and testing methods
    - Great attitude and ability to work in a team

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact our office at 812-474-7485.
  • Location: Allegan
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2017
    Calling all scientific night owls looking for a second shift position in the lab setting, Manpower is partnering with a reputable pharmaceutical company in Allegan Michigan, to fill the role of a Lab Tech Assistant at their Holland, MI facility. Do you currently hold an associate's degree in a scientific field or are in progress of one? We are seeking a long term temporary Lab Tech Assistant. 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: lab ware cleaning (manual hand washing and using a validated dishwasher), data entry into the lab information management system (LIMS), inventory/ordering of supplies, interoffice mail courier role and housekeeping duties. Must be able to lift ~50lbs.

    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!
  • Location: Carlsbad
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 07 March 2017
    Job Title: Biologist II Location: Carlsbad 92008 Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Duration: Temp, 1+year(s) Pay: $24-$26/hr.