R&D Technician

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Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $20.00 to $25.00 Specialty: Branch: Providence, RI Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

R&D Technician



The R&D Technician performs tests to determine chemical, mechanical and physical characteristics or composition of solids, liquids, or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.



  • Assists Chemists and other Aspen personnel on research programs and product development.
  • Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Records test results and summarizes observations, results, procedures used and conclusions.  
  • Assists in troubleshooting instrumentation problems
  • Carries out calibrations and other quality assurance practices and protocols where applicable.
  • Assures an adequate supply of materials/inventory is available to analyze various products.
  • Assures all job activities adhere to company Environmental, Health and Safety requirements.
  • Writes Standard Operating Procedures
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment
  • Analyzes experimental data
  • Operates specialized equipment without SOP’s
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Access, Word and other software programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to follow written standard operating procedures.
  • Freedom to determine some tasks, priorities and goals
  • Able to make some decisions without supervision


Job Requirements


  • BS/BA in Engineering/Science or equivalent work experience preferred; a 2 year Associates degree in science is a minimum requirement
  • At least 2 years experience in R&D chemistry preferred
  • Experience conducting laboratory work involving mechanical testing (compression, tensile, 3-point bend), thermal analysis (TG/DSC, HFM, GHP), chromatography (GPC, IC, GC), surface area (pore size distribution) and particle size analyses, spectroscopy (FTIR, UV/VIS), or similar methodologies is preferred



  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, work near moving mechanical parts
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally works around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds.

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Edna Cruz Batista
Associate Branch Manager

I'm Bilingual- Spanish and English, with and extensive knowledge in Customer Services, Human Resources and law, due all the aforementioned, I have strong skills to be a recruiter who places great candidates in a rewarding environment where they can grow professionally.

Soy Bilingüe - Español e Inglés, con un amplio conocimiento en Atención al Cliente, Recursos Humanos y Derecho, por todo lo anterior mencionado, tengo fuertes habilidades para ser un reclutador que coloca a potenciales candidatos en un entorno gratificante donde puedan crecer profesionalmente.


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