Job: Analytical Lab Technician

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Posted: 03/10/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 10712

Job Description

 Job Description:

Position: Analytical Lab Technician
Department: Engineering
Position Reports to: Director of Research & Development

Job Summary:
Technician will support production by performing standard tests on battery materials. R&D will be supported by characterization of new materials/processes and development of new analytical methods. Daily measurements will be performed at the Analytical Lab on production materials and R&D materials. Technician must be proficient working with analytical equipment and possess a well demonstrated record of safe laboratory practices. Position will also support equipment in terms of basic repairs and diagnostics, so good mechanical aptitude and acceptable knowledge of electronics and electric circuits a plus. Ability to work independent of supervision and still produce accurate results in a timely fashion is a requirement.

Job Responsibilities
•Chemical and/or physical analysis of cell and battery materials and parts
•Wet chemistry procedures and processes
•Operation and routine maintenance of analytical equipment, including DCP, BET and PSA
•Reporting analytical results to Operations and Quality Assurance to ensure product quality
and maintain production flow

Key Objectives:
•Support Production and Quality in the analysis of parts and materials going into, and
through, the cell and battery manufacturing processes.
•Provide accurate, timely, and complete reports (typically 1-2 pages) of analytical results to be used for Go/NoGo decisions on parts and materials
•Support Research & Development activities through additional materials analysis and
characterization

Hiring Requirements
•AS, BA or BS in Chemistry or related science
•Background in analytical chemistry, handling of chemicals, and standard chemical hygiene
practices
•Experience with MS Office programs, especially Word and Excel
•0-3 Years experience in analytical chemical lab, especially experience with wet chemistry,
titrations and hands-on operation of analytical equipment
•Experience with HAZMAT materials and handling procedures and practices
•Experience with manufacturing and quality systems and procedures preferred
•Detail oriented and precise in measurements and methods
•Limited local travel may be required
•Must be able to be respirator certified and wear an N99 mask for some operations.
•US Citizen or Permanent Residence

EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a Vectra company, is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial, grid energy storage, oil, and gas industries. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, nickel hydrogen, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, and reserve lithium oxyhalide. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, Mo., and is ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C certified. For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.

EaglePicher offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship program.

EaglePicher is proud to be an EEO/AA employer (male, female, disabled and veterans). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Pittsburg
2919 Rotary Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762
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3001 Davis Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801
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Joplin, MO 64802
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14212 N. Bethel Rd.
Seneca, MO 64865
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C & Porter Streets
Joplin, MO 64802
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Joplin, MO 64801
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East Greenwich, RI 2818
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5600 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 345
Plano, TX 75024
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