• Lab Technician

    Job Locations US-WI-Portage
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Lab Technician will work second shift (3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.).

    • Conducts tests of raw materials, work-in-process, and finished products for compliance to specifications. Includes use of precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
    • Responsible for the timely and accurate testing of products to ensure compliance to all specifications of batches, shipments, and raw materials.


    • Accurate and timely data entry.
    • Notifying personnel of quality and production problems and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.
    • Compute defect percentages or averages using formulas and calculators and prepare reports of inspection or test findings (COA’s).
    • Maintain lab equipment.
    • Collect samples from tanks per production schedule for testing.
    • Analyze test data and make computations as necessary to determine test results.
    • Maintain KANBAN system for lab supplies.
    • Maintain housekeeping and perform routine inspections to 5S standards.
    • Follow company policies, procedures, and support continuous improvement efforts.
    • Flow to the work by working closely with other crew members to ensure operational goals are met.
    • Maintain communication within and between shifts.
    • Identify personal training needs and initiate activity to develop yourself for greater flexibility across positions.
    • Responsible for understanding the hazards of materials and the process in order to eliminate risk of injury.
    • Submit SOP changes.
    • Knowledge of the Loss Control Policy.
    • Assistance in the training of other team members less experienced in this position.
    • Carry out additional duties as assigned.


    • Post high school coursework in chemistry or related sciences preferred.
    • Familiarity with particle sizing, HPLC and GC analysis helpful.
    • Good understanding of basic lab techniques, housekeeping and safety a plus.
    • Experience with Microsoft software applications helpful. Keyboarding proficiency a plus.
    • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for their actions.
    • Customer Orientated – Ability to meet or exceed customers’ needs while following company procedures.
    • Detail Orientated – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
    • Tactful – Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
    • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
    • Honesty/Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
    • Reliable - Support 24-hour operation through excellent attendance.


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