Laboratory Technician

Mount Holly, NC 28120

Posted: 08/23/2019 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science Job Number: 49427

Position Summary:

 

Performs routine chemical and physical analysis of samples submitted to the analytical lab from production, pilot plant or an R&D laboratory.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Sample Analysis:
  • Ensures that solutions are standardized and monitor samples have been tested.                          
  • Ensures that samples are analyzed according to established test methods.                                   
  • Ensures that test results are correctly entered into the computer system.

 

Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting:
  • Initiates routine maintenance on instruments and other laboratory equipment.
  • Initiates troubleshooting of a test method or instrument when there are problems in either of these areas.
  • Initiates repairs or modifications to solve problems or proposes solutions to solve the problem.

 

Safety and Training:
  • Attends and participates in department safety meetings and 5S housekeeping activities.
  • Completes all required annual ESHA training.
  • Provides on the job training for lab technician starting in the quality control lab.

 

Laboratory Operation:
  • Conducts daily and weekly inventories of lab chemicals and other necessary supplies.
  • Maintains the sample storage areas in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Serves as the lab representative in the absence of the Analytical Lab Manager.

 

Requirements:

 

1 - 3 years experience in an analytical laboratory

Good computer skills (Microsoft Office and Outlook);

SAP experience very desirable;

Good math skills;

Ability to work with minimal supervision and at times alone.

Must be self -motivated.                                                                                                                                            

 

Education:

 

High school graduate (minimum); associate' s or bachelor' s degree in chemistry or science related field (preferred)

Melissa Valazza

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