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Battelle Memorial Institute Laboratory Technician in Norwell, Massachusetts

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Laboratory Technician for our Analytical Chemistry Services Laboratory. This is a position located in Norwell, Massachusetts.


Battelle’s Norwell Analytical Chemistry Services Laboratory (ACS) is a nationally recognized environmental laboratory that has specialized in non-routine analyses for government and industry since 1980. We are now seeking a technician to support our expanding laboratory operations.

Candidate must display initiative, strong work ethic, ability to work in a collaborative environment and commitment to excellence.


  • Initiate and perform sample processing following written SOPs and project QAPPs.

  • Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures for monitoring and evaluating the quality of sample preparation procedures.

  • Enter data and observations into LIMS.

  • Operate and/or monitor, and maintain standard laboratory equipment such as ASE, HPLC, balances, GPC, centrifuges, etc.

  • Perform simple mathematical calculations and prepare data for supervisors or researchers, as requested.

  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or other physical science.

  • A.A. in chemistry and a minimum of two years of chemistry laboratory work experience.

  • Must be US Person.


  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of environmental samples for chemical analysis.

  • Experience with EPA Drinking water Method 537.1 (November 2018).

  • Experience with DoD Quality Systems Manual (QSM) 5.1 Table B-15 requirements for PFAS extraction and analysis.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Office tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision or as part of a team.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • Previous Battelle experience a plus.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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