Laboratory Technician - 3rd Shift

Job Locations US-WI-Portage
# of Openings


This position is eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus! The Laboratory Technician position is responsible for the sample collection and testing, and data recording activities for finished goods and raw materials to ensure customer requirements are met.  The role works closely with Process Leads and Process Operators to communicate issues and aids in resolving issues. The hours of this position are Monday-Friday 11:30pm-7:30am. Benefits include up to 3 weeks vacation in the first year, 12 company paid holidays, and eligibility for an annual bonus based on a percentage of earnings!


Expected Results:

  • Products meet quality specifications prior receiving and/or shipment
  • In process quality check and balance to ensure product meets key point specifications
  • Properly maintain lab equipment
  • Work overtime to cover vacancies/vacations and meet Customer requirements, including weekends
  • Personal safety of self and other while conducting work tasks
  • Cross train to other processes and positions for business continuity and flexibility



  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded
  • Analyze test data and make computations as necessary to determine test results
  • Collect samples from tanks per production schedule for testing
  • Read dials and meters to verify that equipment is functioning at specified levels
  • Clean, maintain, repair, and calibrate measuring instruments and test equipment
  • Compute defect percentages or averages, using formulas and calculators, and prepare reports of inspection or test findings
  • Attend all plant meetings and complete all trainings on time
  • Maintain 5S standards
  • Ability to occasionally push, pull and carry up to 60 pounds


Technical Skills/Experience/Background/Traits:

  • Experience in a laboratory environment preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft software applications helpful. Keyboarding proficiency and general computer knowledge/experience preferred
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Customer Orientated – Ability to meet or exceed customers’ needs while following company
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to all details of a project or task and the ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
  • Tactful - Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Flexibility – Ability to work through change while maintaining a positive attitude


Educational Preferences/Requirements: 

  • High School diploma with coursework completed in general chemistry
  • An Associate's degree in a lab science, a plus


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