Laboratory Technician


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Executes tasks of quality control testing, including analyzing, recording and reporting accurate results in a timely fashion.
  • Communicates results with the Process Chemist and if directed, Plant Operators/Supervisor.

  • Participates in R&D & technical services projects to include gathering necessary raw materials / intermediates.

    Assists when requested in testing of materials being worked on related to R&D or Process Improvement • Collects and prepares high quality, accurate samples for customers and prepares for shipment.
  • Maintains clean and organized lab work area.
  • As directed, manages lab chemical inventory and stock /storage room re-organization.

  • Participates in all environmental and safety training as required by Federal, State, County, and Local regulations as well as company policies.

  • Suggests improvements for safety and compliance.

  • Promptly reports any safety incidents and participates in incident investigations as requested.
  • Additional duties may be added or removed as management requires.

Placement Criteria:

  • Minimum education and practical work experience: bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or related field and 1-5 years' experience working in an analytical lab or similar position, or a suitable combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Specialized technical/aptitude experience: minimum of 1-5 years' experience and demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with gravimetric and analytic techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the chemical manufacturing industry; previous work and/or substantial knowledge of, including commonlyused concepts, practices, and procedures, within in the thermoset polymer industry is a strongly considered asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workflow and organize diverse material and ability to handle multiple, competing and changing priorities; ability to perform effectively and problem solve without supervision and within established time limits and ongoing deadlines.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally verbally and in writing, and to provide exceptional service internally and externally.
  • Relevant computer skills for this position include knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications and instrumental software.

    Experience with SAGE Platinum for Windows is preferred.
  • Displays adaptability in learning the use of relevant software and displays comprehension of fundamental computer practices and database management.

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