Job Description
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Research And Development (R&D) Technician (3 Month Term)

We’re currently looking for a full-time 3 month term R&D Chemist that will report into our Corporate Lab Manager.

The R&D Chemist will provide support to various functions within the Lab Services department especially focusing on wet chemistry application, sample testing, generating data and providing support to R&D chemists. The incumbent must have the skills, capability and willingness to be trained for a broad range of tasks and responsibilities.

NOTE: The schedule will be a Monday to Friday day position. This may also require some afterhours time to attend press trials.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • On-Site Cafeteria & Outdoor Patio
  • On Site Gym
  • Free Parking

What You’ll Do

  • Set up and conduct experiments, tests, analyses using such techniques as spectroscopy, physical and chemical testing techniques and microscopy
  • Prepare prototype samples in the lab and record all variables related to the prototyping phase
  • Perform quality control testing on new inks, coatings and substrates
  • Promote effective communication between lab technicians, chemists and supervisors
  • Ensure safe work practices are followed
  • Keep work spaces clean, fill chemical bottles and other duties as assigned

Who You Are

  • A highly motivated self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team-work environment
  • Someone who is able to organize, prioritize tasks and adapt to changing priorities
  • A responsible individual who can work under pressure and maintain accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • An effective decision-maker and capable of making sound independent judgments
  • Someone who can work independently to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to follow established procedures while working independently with a minimum amount of supervision
  • Ability to record & organize data , perform work with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is an asset

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor of sciences preferably chemistry /biochemistry is required
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a chemistry lab is an asset
  • Familiarity with analytical equipment for example FTIR, Goniometer etc. is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be capable of lifting weights up to 40 lbs. with long periods of standing and walking

Apply now by submitting a cover letter and resume outlining fit and salary to humanresources@pbl.ca.

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

By submitting this application, the applicant consents to Pollard Banknote Ltd. collecting, using and retaining the personal information for purposes relating to the application process and if hired, the employment relationship.

Any and all personal information collected is held in the strictest confidence and in accordance with all applicable Privacy Laws.

We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.