Sr. Technician -
R&D Cereal Science
NJ ( Map it )
Starch LLC (NPG)
Starch, has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Technician in its Cereal
Science R&D Group located at our corporate headquarters in Bridgewater,
National Starch is a world-leader in specialty starches and other
nature-based ingredients. You may not know us by name, but you almost
certainly encounter our products every day in many types of foods and
beverages and a wide range of consumer products. Our customers include major
players in industry, including not only the world's largest food companies
but also the most creative and dynamic. Because we produce specialties, we
have a continuing drive for innovation and an intimate knowledge of our
markets. That means that we value creativity, technical competence, diverse
thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit.
This position will be responsible for carrying out basic science-based
laboratory procedures supporting innovation and research activities of Cereal
Science Group. The successful candidate will have the ability to:
1.Follow well-defined scientific experiments and procedures utilizing
standard wet and dry chemistry.
2.Perform laboratory bench work utilizing standard wet chemistry techniques
such as colorimetry, pH adjustments, titrations, test assay procedures, etc.
3.Use standard lab equipments and conduct scientific processes and data
4.Compiles results and generate laboratory reports.
5.Analyzes data and reports results using standard statistical tools.
6.Record daily laboratory work and update record lab notebook routinely while
following guidelines of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
7.Maintain detailed and accurate records for patents and intellectual property
Drive for Results
Dealing with Ambiguity
Associates degree in Chemistry, OR BS in other discipline or appropriate
technical qualification with commensurate experience
Previous laboratory bench top experience in a research laboratory or product
development facility would be an asset.
Demonstrated willingness to learn new skills and advance in a research
Solid communication skills both written and oral
Enthusiasm for lab work and product development