Training Development Program

Job#: 2027169

Job Description:

Apex Systems, America’s second largest technical staffing firm, has multiple openings for a Technology Development Trainee with a large manufacturing client in Charlotte, NC. This is a fast-paced, cutting edge environment offering room for advancement, professional and technical growth and long term stability. 

We have an opening for a Technology Development Program (TDP) associate. This position provides technical background training in wallboard science and testing fundamentals.  The TDP program allows up to 24 months of training at which then the candidate would take their knowledge and advance to other available positions throughout the company.

New graduates and candidates with 0-3 of experience in a testing laboratory setting will be considered. Experience in manufacturing or construction is preferred. The working hours are Monday through Friday, first shift.


LOCATION: 100% Onsite in Charlotte, NC

PAY RATE: starting at $20/hr W2

DURATION: 3 month contract to hire - conversion contingent on performance

**please note, this client is unable to provide sponsorship for work visas or work c2c**

Specific duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:


  • Perform all technical/lab services independently and in a timely manner.
  • Adaptive and responsive to changing priorities and committed to providing timely and accurate results while also contributing observational information related to the task.
  • Actively engage with colleagues and managers to understand project goals, requirements, and timelines.
  • Assist in lab support as it relates to moving and handling gypsum wallboard panels and other construction materials used in product evaluation and testing. This requires the ability to lift up to 50 lb panels, buckets, or other containers on a periodic basis.
  • Provide facility support as required, along with others, to help insure the smooth flow of operations at the TIC.  Facility support may include help with lab/board clean-up, phone coverage, meeting scheduling and prep, and other activities.
  • Contribute to a safe, injury-free work environment.
  • Some travel will be required for plant trials.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or an Applied Sciences program from a four-year college or university.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written communication, with an understanding of planning and work organization.  Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office.
  • A hands-on mindset with a can-do attitude is necessary with the ability and willingness to work in a dusty environment.
  • Strong commitment to safety and the ability to maintain an orderly and safe workplace.
  • Must be able to stand 6-8 hours per day; required to lift 50 lb panels and/or buckets.
  • Ability to consistently work in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation with all internal, as well as external, constituents. Must also be able to work independently with minimal supervision.


We offer weekly pay, direct deposit, competitive pay rates
Health/Medical benefits, Life Insurance, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Program
Discounts to most major certification programs, access to multiple technical training platforms and programs

If youre interested in the above requirements, please send your resume to Cailee at [email protected] or apply directly today.









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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.

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Charlotte, NC, US

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Date Posted:
May 7, 2024