Laboratory Chemist

Requisition Number:  4858
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Burr Ridge, IL, US, 60527

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

***WTSS Contractor Opportunity***

Opportunity Overview:


WTSS has an outstanding Contract opportunity for a Laboratory Chemist in their Burr Ridge, IL location (In the Greater Chicago Area).


What your day-to-day looks like:

  • Collaborate with engineers to develop customized experimental methods;
  • Analyze and document experimental results in peer reviewed reports;
  • Safely perform experiments using isothermal and adiabatic calorimeters to gather thermal data for reactive materials;
  • Suggest and lead opportunities for process improvements and cost savings;
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation, which includes but is not limited to: troubleshooting, conducting preventative maintenance, performing calibrations, and minor repairs;
  • Support the implementation of quality programs such as ISO 17025 and ISO 9001;
  • Exhibit an everyday commitment to safety.


What we’d like to see from you:       


  • High School diploma or equivalent, required;
  • College coursework toward or bachelor’s degree in chemistry strongly preferred;
  • Previous lab experience strongly preferred;
  • Exhibits strong attention to detail and ability to follow written direction;
  • Working knowledge of common mass, volume, temperature, and pressure measurement techniques;
  • Exhibits an understanding of measurement accuracy and uncertainties;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Works independently with minimal supervision;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.


Our Safety Pledge to You:


If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!


Why WECTEC Staffing Services?


Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!


Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit www.wectecstaffing.com

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