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  • Location: Allegan
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2017
    Are you looking for a first 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, Perrigo. 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: Evansville
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 22 May 2017
    We are currently recruiting for a Scientific Lab Technician. If you have the following qualifications, please fill out our application at www.manpower.com and call us at 812.429.7321.

    Position Description
    The Technician provides direct support by organizing, preparing and conducting studies. Specific responsibilities and duties will include:

    * Performing studies in the laboratory
    * Compiling data to assist in the analysis and reporting of key findings / results
    * Utilizing prescribed protocols to conduct studies
    * Complying with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) practices, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and other such practices and policies
    * Contributing to process and SOP improvement efforts

    Expected Areas of Competence
    The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following experience, competency and professional characteristics

    * B.S. degree in a field such as Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Psychology
    * Minimum 1 year (>1 year preferred) experience in a laboratory, pilot plant, or production environment
    * Intermediate to advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications, especially MS Word and MS Excel
    * Must demonstrate attention to detail with a passion for accuracy and precision
    * Must take personal ownership of work, and demonstrate responsibility for their work
    * Experience with data collection and analysis software suites are an asset
    * Effective verbal and written communication
    * Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
    * Able to work independently and as part of a team
    * Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time and ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Location: Lansing
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 19 May 2017
    Team Lead Formulator being added to Scientific manufacturing client for temp to perm position on the first shift. Will be responsible for bulk formulation, manufacturing, sterilization and dispensing of media and product, assemble and package product used in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures to ensure accuracy and quality throughout the processes. Will schedule and supervise material handlers, may back up direct Supervisor if needed. Should work to assemble product components to meet production schedules and assist in the training of new team members.
    What you bring: Associates degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology or Food Science or related life science coursework. Should have the ability to work in the metric system for weights, liquid and volume measurements. Should have excellent communication skills and some team lead experience is preferred. A few years of experience in production packaging, light manufacturing or assembly, inventory/warehouse operations needed along with familiarity with GMPs and ISO is desirable. Basic understand of safety rules in a manufacturing environment would be great and any forklift experience is helpful.
    This would be a nice foot in the door to a Scientific manufacturing career to learn and grow!
    If qualified and interested, please email resume and professional reference list to: carrie.cervantes@manpower.com.
  • Location: Shelton
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
    Detailed job description follows but here is some highlights to consider- The person in this role will be working in the Packaging department and will be performing testing activities. This person must be highly organized to be able to handle multiple testing activities at the same time. This person must have strong communication skills as there will be heavy interacting with packaging and skin care teams. This person must be able to work in a fast paced environment and manage several components in an organized fashion. Must be able to speak to the data collected. Microsoft office is required specifically Excel and Word. Outlook is used for email so must be familiar. Training will be provided on the company's internal packaging equipment so fast learner is key.

    Packaging Lab Technician needed for Major Consumer Products Company in Trumbull. Full time - 6 month contract - $18 per hour.

    Job Description Manage Skin Care packaging lab evaluations & reporting of results
    Create test plans with engineers - reference established test protocols
    Execute packaging test against established test protocols
    Assess package performance, report results of evaluations in templates & photo's
    Schedule test timeframes to appropriately manage the incoming / outgoing projects
    Store test results / test requests / data in centralized location for easy access by team members
    Attend skin care staff meetings to become familiar with areas of focus
    Liaison with lab equipment suppliers to fix / service equipment as needed
    Attend project meetings as necessary with engineers to discuss lab evaluations performed.
    Packaging Specification Creation - via Teamcenter & Interspec - specific software application, attend training
    Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed / time permits

    High School Diploma
    Microsoft Office(Excel and Word are key requirements)
    Strong Communication(verbal and written)
    Organized individual with ability to handle multiple testing activities
    Someone who can follow instructions

    Prior Lab experience is a plus but not required

    Monday to Friday 8/9-4/5(40 hour work week)
  • Location: Burlington
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
    SNOW CAMP: Do you love farm animals? Do you love caring for farm animals? Do you enjoy keeping farm animals and their dwellings clean so they have a nice, comfortable environment? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then you are the perfect candidate for this opportunity!

    We have an opening for a laboratory assistant. This is basically animal husbandry with cage cleaning and some additional janitorial duties. It involves hosing down duck cages daily, and changing paper under quail cages twice a week. It is very repetitious and requires adherence to schedules, working efficiently, following directions, and reporting unusual observations to technical staff.

    This is a super place to work if you enjoy farm animals. You will learn a lot from this company.

    The working hours are Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 8:00am - 4:30pm. This is an opportunity for temp to hire. The rate of pay is $12.00 per hour! Where else can you have fun with farm animals, work day shift and get paid great money? You can't! So, apply today!
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 11 May 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 fulfil 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: Sanford
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 08 May 2017
    Lab Helper/Intern
    An innovative manufacturer of high-quality laboratory equipment is now seeking the assistance of a Lab Helper/Intern for an important summer project! Put your scientific education to use while gaining valuable experience with an industry-leading company based in Sanford.

    What's in it for you?
    * Interesting summer work assignment planned to run for 3-4 months
    * $14/hour, and weekly pay
    * Full time or part time schedule working Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-4:30pm
    * Resume-building scientific experience

    What will you be doing?
    * Providing support for a new product development project
    * Utilizing cell culture and microscopy techniques
    * Testing the growth conditions of various cell types in physiological oxygen environments using incubators and hypoxia workstations

    What will you bring to the job?
    * Flexibility with your availability
    * Current student status, studying a scientific discipline
    * Strong attention to detail

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online or calling 207-284-0595.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
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  • Location: Evansville
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 03 May 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: Lincoln - Lancaster County
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 01 May 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.