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Lab Pack Chemist

Company: Waste Management
Location: South Gate
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

As a Lab Pack Chemist you will be responsible for the collection and segregation of lab pack chemicals via use of chemical references and disposal facility guidelines. You'll prepare associated DOT and RCRA paperwork, interface with customers & respond to customer inquiries.

The Lab Pack Chemist will label, load, coordinate transportation & sample drummed waste streams while adhering to heath/safety, regulatory, and client procedures. The ideal candidate must be able to work both independently with little direction, and as a member of the team. Due to the use of a company vehicle to service customer locations, a valid driver's license and clean driving record are necessary.

Required Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Chemistry.
  • Experience: Five years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

    I. Job Summary

    Under limited supervision, leads and conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies.

    II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.
    • Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes, and methods for solution of technical problems.
    • Induces changes in composition of substances by introduction of heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts.
    • Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve products.
    • Conducts research into composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of matter.
    • Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research, and prepares technical papers and reports.
    • Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.

      III. Supervisory Responsibilities

      This job has no supervisory duties.

      IV. Qualifications

      The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

      A. Education and Experience
      • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Chemistry.
      • Experience: Five years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

        B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
        • None required.

          C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
          • None required.

            V. Work Environment

            Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

            Normal setting for this job is: offsite client facilites

            At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

            If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply".

Keywords: Waste Management, South Gate , Lab Pack Chemist, Healthcare , South Gate, California

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