This position involves a working knowledge of adhesives and materials, execution compliant with good laboratory practices, and effective time management.
Provide lab testing support for assigned market segment/technology with accuracy, precision, and responsiveness.
Analyze results and make conclusions with assistance from direct manager.
Create effective reports as needed with guidance from direct manager.
Comply with all safety requirements (JHAs, SOPs, PPE, Safety Training, etc.)
Ensure 5S execution and maintenance in the lab.
Aid with inventory management and other facility support activities.
May require some local travel to customers during working hours.
Prepare test samples based on customer requirements and/or standard procedures.
Perform appropriate tests as directed by technical service engineers.
Follow applicable Work Instructions or Standard Operating Procedures for sample preparation, testing, and equipment.
Operate test equipment responsibly and safely and report any issues that need to be addressed.
Keep an up-to-date electronic lab notebook with observations and results.
Calculate basic statistics on test data and keep accurate records of testing results using Excel.
Compile data and conclusions into reports using MS Office.
Maintain updated inventory of laboratory materials and supplies.
Participation in general lab maintenance activities like 5S, calibration, equipment maintenance.
Calibrate lab equipment regularly and maintain calibration records.
Identify improvements in test methods, validate them, and update Work Instructions.
Identify opportunities for process improvements and follow through on actions to implement.
Contribute new ideas to make the lab a safer place to work.
Qualifications and Education Required
Associates Degree in scientific field, Chemical Technology focus preferred
2 years experience working in a lab setting, 5 years preferred
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