Research Technician

The Doe Run Company is seeking a Research Technician to conduct specific chemical and metallurgical tests in laboratory, piloting, and plant settings ensuring accurate data collection and observations. This position is located in the heart of Mark Twain National Forest in Viburnum, MO at our Exploration and Development Division.
Primary Responsibilities:
Conduct/maintain laboratory, piloting, and plant experiments and equipment. Set up experiments and collect data/samples in lab and plant settings.
Create spreadsheets, graphs, and reports on tests run for different projects.
Collect, prepare and submit samples to lab.
Provide experimental feedback and results through verbal communication and written reports.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Experience & Credentials:
Associates degree in chemistry or related field with a preference of a Bachelor's degree
3 years' experience in chemical and/or metallurgical testing
Some experience working in a piloting setting (with larger scale equipment than a lab setting)
Must maintain a valid, current driver's license.
Environmental safety and health rules and regulations training
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of lab processes and procedures
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to think critically regarding lab work
Intermediate skills in chemical testing and handling
Intermediate metallurgical testing skills
Ability to use and maintain equipment
Ability to work near moving, mechanical parts
Ability to be exposed to loud noise levels
Occasionally requires sitting, talking, hearing, standing, walking, and reaching with hands/arms.
Ability to frequently lift up to 15 pounds
Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and a global provider of lead, copper and zinc concentrates. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling centers, located in Boss, Missouri, and mines from one of the world's largest lead mining districts, also in Missouri. The Doe Run Company and its subsidiaries deliver products and services necessary to provide power, protection and convenience. Doe Run has operations in Missouri, Washington and Arizona. For more information, visit www.doerun.com and http://sustainability.doerun.com.
All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date! In addition we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.
The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

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