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Lab Technician
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Eddyville, IA

Lab Technician
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Eddyville, IA

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Lab Technician II

Eddyville, IA

Shift: This job specifically is 12hr shifts. It will includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. .

Example Schedule:

Week 1: A/B – 36 hrs (Sun, Wed-Thur)

C/D – 48hrs (Mon-Tues, Fri-Sat)

Week 2 :A/B – 48hrs (Mon-Tues, Fri-Sat)

C/D – 36hrs (Sun, Wed-Thur)


  • The primary responsibility of the Lab Tech I is to assist the Quality Management (QM) or operations team through completion of analytical testing.
  • Analytical testing may be performed in support of NIR calibration development and maintenance, may provide routine analysis of in-process and final products, or support for new or on-going projects in any area of QM or plant operations.
  • Additional support may be given to the Specialist team to complete business initiatives.
  • The Laboratory Technician is responsible for communication of results in writing or verbally to all appropriate persons or entry of data in designated computer systems.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • 75% - Perform analytical analyses such as; samples used to develop and maintain NIR calibrations and cross checks; sensory panel preparation; routine wastewater analysis; routine analytical analyses required on finished product or in-process samples.
  • 15% - Maintain analytical equipment through maintenance, preventive maintenance and calibration; solution preparation and standardization.
  • 10% - Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required.

Job duties include:

  • In process testing- beginning process. Quality testing. Lab sanitation. Validation on instrumentation.


  • Science major Preferred, unless they have experience working in a laboratory if they are supporting the startup
    • 2+ years of college science courses such as chemistry, microbiology or food science or 2+ years of previous industrial lab experience
    • Sound understanding of the basic sciences and analytical techniques, willingness to learn
    • Demonstrated computer proficiency.
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment
    • Demonstrated communication and teamwork skills

VEVRAA Federal Contractor
We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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