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Randstad US lab analytical assistant in muscatine, Iowa

lab analytical assistant.

  • muscatine , iowa

  • posted november 11, 2022

job details


  • $25 - $26 per hour

  • temporary

  • bachelor degree

  • category life, physical, and social science occupations

  • referenceAB_4112147

job details

We are seeking experienced Lab Analytical Assistants to perform routine testing on all samples in an Analytical Services laboratory. You will provide analytical data for process control, quality control, process development, product development, and waste management. The laboratory operates 24 x 7. The shift and days off for the applicant have not been determined. All applicants for this position should be open to working any of the three lab shifts and any days of the week including overnights and weekends. Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline is desired.

  • Experience should include doing chemical analyses.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • High attention to details and an ability to analyze outcomes against a standard.

  • Understanding of basic HPLC and GC operations.

  • Ability to diagnose the typical instrument problems with little or no assistance and provide assistance to others.

salary: $25 - $26 per hour

shift: First

work hours: 12 AM - 12 PM

education: Bachelor


  • Prepares and analyzes numerous types of samples by a variety of physical and chemical analytical techniques using sophisticated analytical equipment. The instrumentation includes pH meters, densitometers, dissolved oxygen meters, conductivity meters, calorimeters, viscometers, rheometers, spectrophotometers, auto-titrators, ion chromatographs (IC), inductively coupled plasma spectrometers (ICP), laser particle size analyzers, gas chromatographs (GC), High Pressure Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC), titrators, densitometers, auto-claves, pipettors, platers, incubators, and ovens.

  • Performs various microbiological tests including tests to determine spore counts and microbiological contamination. Understands and operates STARLiMS Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Waters Empower laboratory data acquisition system, and other instrument-specific computer systems.


  • Sample Testing (4 years of experience is required)

  • Analytical Testing (4 years of experience is required)

  • ph meters (4 years of experience is required)

  • HPLC (4 years of experience is required)


  • Years of experience: 4 years

  • Experience level: Experienced

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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