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Lab Technician

OPT Industries

OPT Industries

Medford, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

OPT Industries (http://optindustries.com) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed MIT spinoff company that focuses on building the next generation of additive manufacturing technology. Working at the intersection of automation engineering, computational design and polymer science, we design and commercially manufacture highly customizable materials and products - everything from medical devices to luxury fashion.

Our mission is to transform products by taking an integrated approach from design to manufacturing. As we continue to expand our operation, we are looking for a highly motivated individual interested in polymer science to meet increasing customer demands in the field of cosmetics. Candidates must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, performance-minded team environment.

The location for this position is Medford, MA, USA

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Follow, understand, and perform Work Instructions for resin characterizations: EcDp, Viscosity, FTIR

  • Document and analyze processing conditions, test results, and other critical data

  • Assist with writing technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations

  • Work cross-functionally with the R&D and Process Development teams to interpret results and help scale solutions

Skills & Qualifications

  • Currently studying or recently graduated in chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, engineering, or relevant degree

  • Familiarity with chemistry lab protocols

  • Understanding of statistical methods and associated statistical analysis software. (Preferred experience with Minitab or other statistical software packages)

  • Self-starter, proactively looking for new challenges and willing to learn new techniques

OPT Industries is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.