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Laboratory Technician I

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Hopewell, VA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Laboratory Technician I


Location: United States : Hopewell, VA

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Comfort & Insulation


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Prepare and test polyurethane foams to evaluate performance of additives in support of production and customer projects.



  • Preparing, performing synthesis, formulation, experiments following given recipes/procedures.
  • Application or Analytical evaluation of existing, developmental products and competitive products and technologies.
  • Document test results, write status and study reports, maintain electronic documentation.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe workplace (work area, equipment, chemicals, MSDS).


  • HS Diploma with at least 5 years of relevant experience or Associate’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Laboratory Science or related technical area with 3 years of experience.  Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Laboratory Science or related technical area with 0 years of experience.
  • Relevant experience in laboratory area (synthesis, application, development, or production).
  • Familiar with a variety of lab concepts, practices, and procedures. This person will rely on experience/training and judgment to plan and accomplish duties.
  • Good laboratory bench skills.  Familiar with hazards, handling, disposal of chemicals, ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Demonstrated skills in oral, written and electronic communication of technical information.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with general lab equipment
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, database, and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • SAP Experience preferred
  • Experience in Business Line segment or industry experience preferred

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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