Lab Technician

Job#: 1351640

Job Description:

Position Description: 

This position is located on-site in Chicago, IL.

You will play an integral part of our team, while gaining real-world experience and developing technical skills in organic chemistry synthesis, experimental design and project management.


  • Developing processes for organic synthesis, reaction scale up and measuring VOC in various ways and places.
  • Acquiring and communicating test data.
  • Assisting project leads with experimental design and methodology.
  • Updating and maintaining data files.
  • Prepare test samples for chemical analysis using wet lab techniques like extractions, dilutions, etc.
  • Analyzing samples on HPLCs, GCMS, VOC sensors and other lab equipment.
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Support various R&D Chemistry project.
  • Maintain and organize lab notebooks.
  • Work safely and maintain a clean/safe work area in accordance with company policies and procedures.


  • BS degree preferred; Chemistry or related field
  • Prior research experience in a lab is a plus.
  • Ability to follow instructions and independently perform tasks.
  • Have excellent written and reading comprehension skills.
  • Must be detailed-oriented and thorough.
  • Able to work within a cross-functional team. 
  • Willingness to learn about organic and analytical chemistry.
  • Familiarity with laboratory tools such as pipettes, analytical balances, and glassware.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a wet lab environment.
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment such as HPLCs, GCMS, and other chemical analysis equipment. 

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:
Scientific and Clinical

Date Posted:
May 25, 2023