NY Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Laboratory Technician

Rochester, New York
Job Type


• Performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations;
• Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses;
preparing specimens and samples;
• Constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment;
• Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
• Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to the technical team;
• Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs;
• Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability;
• Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions



AAS degree required, BS (Chemistry, Chemical Engr. Mechanical Engr. or equivalent) preferred. Experience with using basic lab equipment, balances, pipettes, viscometers, particle size analyzers, graduated cylinders, doing analytical measurements. Lab Experience: 1-2 years minimum

• Comfortable with assembling equipment, use of basic tools, and hands on use of lab equipment;
• Battery assembly experience is a plus, and knowledge of processes/equipment including: dry boxes, dry rooms, electrode lab scale coating, winding, welding, filling, sealing, tabbing, feed thru design, etc;
• Basic data collection, analysis, statistical understanding, writing and following SOP’s;
• Ability to execute experiment, prep materials, make samples and test;
• Support research scientists and process engineers;
• Team work and good communication skills, both verbal and written, are a must.



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