formulation lab technician in Central Region

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central region
life science
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jin quan jonathan soh, randstad
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job description

A world class chemicals/crop care company is looking for a formulation technologist/laboratory technican to join their expanding ranks!

Key Responsibilities:

Provides technical support to the formulation development scientists through the preparation of formulation samples and testing of formulation samples for physical properties.

Prepares formulation samples with minimum supervision using standard processing equipment such as bead mills, high shear mixers, air jet mills, blenders etc.

Independently evaluates formulation samples for physical / chemical properties and is proficient in the use of laboratory instruments such as laser diffraction particle size analyzers, rheometers, density meters, pH meters etc.

Maintains laboratory equipment and instruments in good working order.

Reports, discusses and provides solutions for any issues related to the Lab equipment.

Prepares formulation samples for field trials.

Keeps the raw materials inventory updated, ensures samples are labeled in compliance with EH&S requirements and disposes of materials with expired shelf-life.

Maintains laboratory notebook and accurately documents all experiments and results.

Communicates project status in a timely fashion and immediately raises any issues to the project owner.

Maintains a high housekeeping standard in the laboratory.

Supports sample shipping in the importation and exportation of experimental samples and raw materials.

Understands and follows appropriate EH&S standards, policies and procedures applicable to their job. Leads by example in the area of safety behaviors by promoting safe work habits.

Required Qualifications

Preferably at least 1 year experience in crop care/agriculture chemicals industry. Candidates from other chemicals companies welcome

Capable of taking action and resolving issues independently. Performs duties with minimal supervision, actively demonstrates accountability by providing recommendations and or thorough analysis of options for issues/solutions

Proficient in tools used within the work process


Chemistry Technical Degree mandatory

B.Sc. degree is desired