Entry Level Lab Technician - Industrial
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: January 11, 2022
---High School GED or Diploma is not required but preferred
---Temp to perm: Yes
---Shift Schedule: Depending on candidate's availability.
Steel Toed Shoes Required.
Position Purpose: This is an entry level position and job training
is provided. After completion of job training, the Entry Level Lab
Technician will be able to demonstrate skills and abilities to
perform routine tasks assigned. Accurate completion of assigned
tasks impacts operations through the assurance of quality
Duties are performed in the lab of a chemical production plant.
Job Relationship: This position would report to the Quality
Supervisor and Cost Center Lab Leader
General Responsibilities include:
1. Complete assigned jobs on time in a proper manner.
2. Assure accurate completion of tests to minimize retests on same
3. Understand and follow lab and company safety, quality and
4. Maintain good relationship with plant personnel contacts.
5. Responsible for safe and compliant handling of RCRA hazardous
waste in accordance with all appropriate regulatory
6. Notify Cost Center Leader and/or Quality Supervisor if any out
of the ordinary conditions occur.
7. Must be fully certified on Entry Level Lab Technician procedures
within 12 months.
8. An Entry Level Lab Technician will not be considered for
promotion if he/she is on probation for any reason.
Job Specifications include:
Complexity of Duties: Duties are limited to routine tasks. Requires
the ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.
Supervision Received: Direct supervision of Lab Supervisor and/or
Supervision Exercised: None
Impact on Operations: Assurance of quality products is dependent on
accurate completion of assigned tasks.
Contacts: Interacts professionally with plant personnel.
Environment: This position works primarily in the laboratory areas.
Requires good physical, visual and mental attention. On occasion
special safety equipment may be required for entry into a hazardous
Waste Disposal: Isolation, remediation, containerizing RCRA
hazardous waste generated in the assigned process area and under
guidance of supervisory personnel.
Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
Education: High School or equivalent education (GED)and
satisfactory college level courses and/or lab experience.
Experience: No previous experience is required although appropriate
experience may be used to satisfy a portion of the educational
Required Competencies & Other Skills:
Should be able to handle simple arithmetic and algebraic
Must be self-directed. You will have limited contact with plant
Should have good eye/hand coordination.
Basic computer operations.
Good communication skills - both oral and written.
Basic analytical skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Ability to work safely.
Ability to get along with others.
Ability to take direction from Lab Supervisor or alternate.
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