Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: 23
Location: Lansing, Michigan, United States

Assignment Information
Hours per week: 40
Start date: ASAP
Duration of assignment: 6+Months
Onsite Position/Hybrid/Remote? Onsite
Worksite location: Lansing, MI
What are the shift hours? 730-4 or 830-5, may vary
OSHA PPE? If yes, what PPE? Pants, safety shoes, long sleeves, safety glasses. Glasses and shoes provided
Is there any site-specific training we need to be aware of? to be covered upon starting

Is this position likely to convert to a full-time role? Possible
Will the interview process be an In-person or Teams conference? In-person


The Lansing Technical Center (LTC) is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join the team. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for primary work involved in the Fabrication/High Bay area providing compounding, molding and lab testing support for development engineers, production facilities, and customers.


Due to the wide range of functions that the Lansing lab supports this position needs to be flexible to cover any of the following lab responsibilities:

* Assist with raw materials management; inventory, ordering, SDS review, etc… This will require collaborative work with various manufacturing plants * Weighing laboratory sized Polypropylene Compound raw material blends * Manage/perform pilot line scale compounding of TPO materials for new and existing product developments, utilizing the twin-screw extrusion lines * Manage various molding requests from internal development engineers, as well as for external production/customer support * Operation of injection molding machines; mold test specimens according to ASTM/ISO/OEM standards * Perform various mold frame and tool changes * Perform test specimen prep * Maintain and perform routine maintenance on extrusion and molding equipment

* Perform tests in a laboratory setting and perform various lab activities

* Assist with shipping and receiving tasks * Follow all corporate/facility safety guidelines and HR practices * Support all operations, engineering, and customer needs

QUALIFICATIONS: Shall be able to work 40+ hours per week Monday through Friday.

Education: Minimum High School diploma, GED or equivalent

Work Experience: No prior industry experience needed. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds as required. Experience in Laboratory and/or manufacturing setting desired. Training or exposure to compounding and testing physical properties of polymers preferred.

Critical Competencies/Behaviors: Self-motivated, Open to training and learning experiences, proven problem-solving ability, good communication - written & verbal, work planning skills and teamwork attitude.

Skills: Familiarity with basic IT skills is a plus; Microsoft Office email, Excel, Word, SAP and databases.

Languages: English

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.