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Laboratory Technician - Adhesives Pennsylvania 6/2/2020 +
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Organization:Evertree

Location:Ambler, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Evertree North America is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician for immediate hire to join the recently established North American Business unit of a global specialty chemical developer & manufacturer of bio based renewable adhesive compositions based outside of Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Laboratory focused role that will require the ability to safely handle chemicals and to operate / troubleshoot laboratory equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Benchtop preparation and testing of adhesive aqueous dispersions
  • Prepare lab scale engineered wood samples, such as particleboard and OSB, for lab testing
  • Prepare and cut lab samples for testing using band and table saw
  • Perform variety of industry specified testing of engineered wood samples through the use of Instron for mechanical tests, as well as water absorption and swelling analysis
  • Record, document and summarize all test results in a timely manner
  • Perform board testing as needed to assist in external customer evaluations
  • Assist when needed, the NA trial team in the preparation & execution of trials to customers

Qualifications

  • Safety conscious. Committed to working safely in the lab setting
  • Eager learner and team player. Able to interface well with colleagues internally & remotely
  • Be a careful observer and experimenter. Clearly communicate data and information
  • Proficient in use of MS office with good report writing
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs

Education / Experience / Training

  • Associate Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related Environmental Science
  • 0 -3 yrs experience required
  • Lab experience, testing, adhesives and comfort handling a table saw are highly desirable

Schedule and Benefits

  • Full Time position. Monday thru Friday
  • Flexible work time is permitted. While Lab based, position may allow for some remote time
  • Company Paid Heath, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance for employee
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy including Holidays
  • Company matches 4% of 401k. Eligible for Company/Individual annual performance bonus

If interested, Please send cover letter & resume to joe.lynch@evertree-technologies.com


Apply By:9/2/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Applications Development - Adhesives Pennsylvania 6/2/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Evertree

Location:Ambler, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Evertree North America is currently seeking an Applications Development professional for immediate hire to join the recently established NA Business unit of a global specialty chemical developer & manufacturer of bio based renewable adhesive compositions based outside of Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Initially internal lab support role (0 – 9 months) that requires the safe handling of chemicals and to operate / troubleshoot laboratory equipment and cutting tools in a safe and effective manner.
  • Prepare lab scale engineered wood samples, such as particleboard and OSB, for lab testing • Prepare and cut lab samples for testing using band and table saw
  • Perform variety of industry specified testing of engineered wood samples through the use of Instron for mechanical tests, as well as water absorption and swelling analysis
  • Record, document and summarize all test results in a timely manner
  • Assist the NA trial team in the preparation & execution of trials to customers, gaining proficiency in the use, set up, demonstration & maintenance of the adhesive mixing & dispensing equipment
  • Perform board testing as needed to assist in external customer evaluations
  • As the individual’s experience grows and the NA business expands, the Applications Development role will evolve into a combination of internal lab support with an increased lead role of managing external trials, adhesive equipment & customer technical service activities.
  • Initial travel estimated at 10-25%; however expanded role may involve 30 – 50% travel

Qualifications

  • Safety conscious. Committed to working safely in the lab and external customer setting
  • Eager learner and team player. Able to interface well with colleagues internally & remotely
  • Mature and reliable. A visionary. Someone who is able to assist & learn initially, contribute significantly to the success of the NA business, and assume a lead technical role very soon
  • Proficient in use of MS office with good report writing. Good interpersonal skills required.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.

Education / Experience / Training

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related Environmental Science degree
  • 3 – 10+ yrs experience required
  • Hands-on lab, equipment, testing, adhesives & cutting experience and skills are highly desirable

Schedule and Benefits

  • Full Time position. Monday thru Friday
  • Flexible work time is permitted. While Lab based, position may be eligible for some remote time
  • Company Paid Heath, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance for employee
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy including Holidays
  • Company matches 4% of 401k. Eligible for Company/Individual annual performance bonus

If interested, please send cover letter with resume to Joe Lynch @ joe.lynch@evertree-technologies.com


Apply By:9/2/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistant (MS and Ph.D. positions) Mississippi 5/26/2020 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Two graduate research assistantships are available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful applicants will be involved in multidisciplinary projects in the field of timber engineering. The Master of Science (MS) program applicant will be involved in computer simulation work on wooden joints, while the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program applicant will carry out a project on the development of preservative-treated cross-laminated timber panels. The successful applicants will be funded during the study periods (i.e. 2 years for MS program and 3 years for Ph.D. program) with competitive stipends, tuition, fees, and insurance.

The applicants of both programs must:

  • Possess undergraduate and graduate degrees relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in civil (structural) engineering and/or wood science
  • Previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale basis)
  • Have a TOEFL score of 79 iBT or IELTS score of 6.5 or better (students with non-English credentials only)
  • Be an excellent team-player

The MS program applicant must:

  • Have experience in finite element modeling using ABAQUS

The Ph.D. program applicant must:

  • Have experience in wood composite manufacturing

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two referees by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim h.lim@msstate.edu . The review of the applications will start on May 18th, 2020, until the position is filled. The expected enrollment in the program is September 2020.

We thank all of the applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).


Apply By:8/26/2020


Posted By: KBrasher