Pilot Plant Technician
Titan America/Separation Technologies - Needham, MA

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Separation Technologies is currently seeking an experienced technician to work in our Technical Center in Needham, MA. The technician will be responsible for operating the pilot-scale ST separation equipment to evaluate new business projects as well as ongoing research and development programs. Further responsibilities include, logging data and taking samples after each experimental run, as well as performing the laboratory analysis of the samples. Daily tasks include receiving, handling and lifting large quantities of bulk powder in 15 - 30 lb batches, and processing it through ST's proprietary separation equipment. The use of a particulate respirator, steel toed shoes and safety glasses will be required. Our mission at Separation Technologies is to provide total customer satisfaction to our two customer segments: power plant owners and operators, and concrete industry fly ash users. To do this, we provide industry-leading, proprietary technology, diverse, in-depth technical expertise, and focused business and marketing know-how. Separation Technologies is part of the Titan America family of businesses. Titan America is one of the premier cement and building materials producers in the Eastern United States with operations that include cement plants, ready-mix concrete plants, concrete block plants, quarries, import and rail terminals, as well as fly ash production facilities.
Experience in a laboratory or R&D environment. Familiarity with basic lab technique, mathematics, and data entry. Attention to detail and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.Daily Tasks:Operate ST separation equipment in batch experimental runsSample dry powder products generated during runsPerform routine laboratory testing on product samplesRecord equipment operating data on log sheetsEnter operating data into Excel spreadsheetsRoutine maintenance on ST separation equipmentOperate forklift to move feed material drums (~300 lbs ea.)Move feed material drums using drum jackDry feed material in oven and/or mixer systemHandle/Lift 15-30 lb plastic bags of feed material

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