JOB TITLE: Lab Technician
 
DEPARTMENT: All Departments
 
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
 
JOB PURPOSE: The Lab Technician performs various technical tasks related to the development of new applications and products of the company technology under the direction and supervision of more senior level employees. 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Conduct tests, interpret and analyze data, compile results, prepare reports and present technical conclusions for the development of new or improved resin formulations
  • Maintain careful records and other documents to meet technology dissemination, patent protection, and/or quality control needs
  • Prepare proprietary resin formulations for internal use and customer sampling
  • Conduct resin and polymer tests as part of quality assurance & quality control
  • Lead organization of laboratory with other technicians including waste management & sample storage
  • Perform other laboratory tasks that may be required to support product development efforts and/or customer needs
  • Compliance with safety procedures and practices
Qualifications + Experience
 
  • Education:
    • Associate Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience:
    • 1 – 2 years of industrial experience in technical field
    • Willingness to learn laboratory techniques, become adept in handling equipment and instrumentation & to assist in equipment setup and preparation