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QA Laboratory Technician
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QA Laboratory Technician
Blaine, MN

2nd Shift Monday through Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm

Description of Duties:
• Primary focus will be on the bulk and finished goods testing of hair colors.
• Perform finished goods testing to assure compliance with written specifications
• Perform bulk testing to assure compliance with written specifications
• Perform raw material testing to assure compliance with written specifications
• Evaluate the odor acceptability of raw materials and products
• Sample raw materials as required
• Wash glassware and help maintain lab in a clean and orderly manner as requ
• Performs other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

B.S. degree in chemistry or related science.

Working lab knowledge required including...
• pH measurements
• Titrations (acid value, peroxide value, saponification value, hydroxyl value, etc)
• Viscosity determinations
• Specific gravity determinations
• UV/VIS, GC , FT/IR experience helpful
• Prior QC or QA experience helpful.
• Prior SAP computer software experience helpful

Other Requirements:
• Normal color vision (verification testing may be required) - Critical
• Normal sense of smell (verification testing may be required) - Critical
• No known significant allergy or sensitivity to hair colors and/or chemicals/raw materials normally found in a cosmetic manufacturing or laboratory environment.
• Ability to stand for up to 7 hours per day.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Ability to work for extended periods without supervision
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Excellent documentation/communication skills
• Basic keyboarding skills
• Computer literacy in basic word processing, spreadsheets in a Window’s environment
• Candidate must be bright, logical, self-motivated, hardworking, detail-oriented and reliable.

Contact: Please call us now to find out more about this great opportunity! 763-546-0512 or minneapolis@apexlifesciences.com

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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