APEX SYSTEMS INC Lab Tech 1 - 918511 in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

DescriptionCALLING ALL SCIENTISTS (0-3 years exp) AND LAB TECHNICIANS IN DES MOINES!Apex Life Sciences is looking for entry level lab technicians for a weekly paying Lab tech role in Des Moines, IA.Job Responsibilities: Method Development: Journal search, apply research to our client's current needs, develop initial method, test functionality, validate, and put into use Will be working in Lipids Department Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques Lipid and fatty acid analyses using mainly wet chemistry and GC methodologies, following Standard Operating Procedures Ability to operate Lab Equipment such as HPLC during actual lab tests (method use, functionality, troubleshoot, repair and maintain specific equipment) Extensive use of lab instruments Perform routine testing on a variety of samples Troubleshoot and resolve product issues and lab data variancesQualifications: BS in chemistry, biology, or food science, (or related field- a minor in chemistry is required at minimum) Previous knowledge and experience working with Fatty Acids and Cholesterol testing is ideal GC experience is preferred Must have attention to detail Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Excellent communication skills Responsive problem solver and action oriented**FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION PLEASE FORWARD ALL RESUMES TO AAMILLER@APEXLIFESCIENCES.COM**EEO EmployerApex 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.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe 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.