Lab Technician

Date:  May 16, 2024
Posting End Date: 

Webster Groves, MO, US, 63119

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description

As a Lab Technician within the Advanced Additives group, you will be joining a state-of-the-art battery development laboratory at our Webster Groves facility. This position is responsible for assisting R&D chemists and engineers in preparation, development and analysis of battery materials for the lithium ion market.

I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position?

  • Prepare cathode active materials for coating on electrode (aluminum foil)
  • Characterization of battery materials by physical and chemical testing
  • Preparation and assembly of batteries such as coin cells
  • Testing and analysis of LFP based coin cells
  • Assisting chemists in preparing new cathode materials

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?

  • High School degree required
  • Associates degree preferred 
  • Enthusiastic colleague
  • Detail oriented
  • Good manual dexterity for working with glove box and assembly work
  • Mechanically inclined and ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Can operate and maintain applicable analytical instrumentation
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills
  • Be safety-oriented and proactive in safety and environmental practices in the lab
  • Superior inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt and multitask in a dynamic environment

What will set me apart?

  • Prior lab experience
  • Battery experience
  • Operation of laboratory instrumentation

Salary Range: $36,000 - $54,000

Annual Bonus Target: 3%, subject to plan provisions.
We've Got You Covered
ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include:

  • Competitive base pay and performance bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
  • Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
  • Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
  • Generous Leave and FMLA policies
  • Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
  • 401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

Who is ICL?
ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet. 
ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Innovative Ag Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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