Hired by Matrix, Inc. Chemical Lab Technician in Beachwood, Ohio

Chemical Lab Technician

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Beachwood


Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Chemistry lab technicians assist chemists in their lab work within this leading chemical company.

  • As time progresses, lab technicians are completing a greater number of tasks that previously would have been performed by highly trained chemists.

  • Technicians are responsible for monitoring chemical processes and testing products as part of quality assurance.

  • Under the supervision of chemists and other team members, they perform repetitive lab activities, such as setting up lab equipment and preparing chemical solutions.

  • They also conduct tests, interpret and analyze data, compile results, prepare reports, and present their conclusions.

  • This position is in Client’s Lithium-ion Battery Research and Development group in Beachwood, OH.


  • The Laboratory Technician carries out daily work in the electrochemistry laboratory. Operating independently with limited supervision, the successful candidate will be engaged in the following tasks:

  • Operate a variety of laboratory equipment for battery electrode preparation and electrochemical cell fabrication and testing; prepare or review job safety analyses and operating instructions

  • Precise and accurate preparation of chemical solutions, solid mixtures and slurries according to stoichiometric requirements and mixing procedures

  • Perform small scale coating operation; calendar and punch electrode films; measure physical properties of battery electrodes

  • Fabrication of electrochemical test cells inside a glove box; initialization and monitoring of battery testing according to pre-defined test protocols

  • Record accurate, current experimental data in databases; provide clearly written experimental observations and results for technical reports

  • Resolve minor problems, adapting non-conforming samples to routine preparation and procedures

  • Complete daily housekeeping of work area including proper storage and management of sample inventory



  • BS in Chemistry/Material Science/Chemical Engineering or related science field with no experience; or Associate degree in Chemistry/Material Science/Chemical Engineering or related science field with minimum 2 years of experience; or high school education with 3 years of working experience in a laboratory environment

  • Excellent laboratory skills, including detailed record keeping and knowledge of safe handling of chemicals and equipment


  • Detail oriented; understanding of and experience with stoichiometric calculations

  • Strong focus and exposure to safety protocols in the laboratory

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Excel) required * Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (days)

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Sanka at 646-856-8903 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 3 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 200 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. Founded 29 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients' most important assets. Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs).

We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, Administrative, Marketing, Clinical/Scientific & Human Resources. Our team of expert account managers along with our recruiters who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. Using this information, our teams build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals that we manage, motivate and monitor throughout the life of the assignment resulting in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.

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