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Lab Technician – Device Fabrication

Position Title:
Lab technician

Location:
Eastman Business Park, Rochester, NY

Type:
Full time.  Monday – Friday A-shift

Hiring Timeline:
Immediate

SUMMARY

Energy Materials Corporation is seeking a Lab Technician to participate in technology development of thin film photovoltaic devices at our Rochester, NY facility.  The position will support the commercialization of perovskite-base solar modules for production on high-speed roll-to-roll coating and printing equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Preparation of adhesive and sealant mechanical test samples in laboratory environment.  Involves careful substrate preparation, dispensing and either oven curing or lamination.
  • Assembly of solar module test devices involving adhesives, sealants, dispensing and vacuum lamination laboratory equipment.
  • Device testing including use of a spectrophotometer, solar simulator, quantum efficiency tester and multimeters.
  • Interaction with laboratory personnel as relates to mechanical and thermal analysis of test samples.
  • Experience with design and build of mechanical fixturing would be very helpful.
  • Accurate recording of test results.
  • Keeps laboratory stocks of raw materials up to date.
  • Maintain organization and clean work environment.
  • Adhere to safe work practices with chemicals and process equipment.
  • Supports other backend development initiatives as needed.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Driven, hands-on individual with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degrees.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a laboratory.