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QC LAB TECHNICIAN - 3RD SHIFT

Company: True Value
Location: Cary
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Lab Technicians is assigned to perform duties in either the QC Lab or the R&D Lab. The Lab Technician / QC is responsible for testing and inspecting raw materials and products at various stages of production to ensure that required specifications are met. The Lab Technician / R&D is responsible for assisting the Chemist/Senior Chemists in new product development, product maintenance, raw material evaluations, competitive evaluations, and general paint testing. - Scheduled Days: - - - - Sunday through Thursday - - - - - - - - - - -Hours: 10pm to 6:30am Hourly Rate Range: - $20.00 to $22.00 - ***based on skills and qualifications ***Note: - This position offers a $1.00 shift differential*** Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned). 1. - - -QC Lab - Performs tests and makes adjustments to in-process paint batches to assure full compliance with all established specifications. - a. - -R&D Lab - Makes experimental batches in the Lab following exact procedures/directions for the development of new products and the maintenance of current products. 2. - -QC Lab - Performs tests and inspections on all incoming raw materials to assure that the raw materials meet all manufacturer's / TVMs specifications prior to use in the factory. a. - -R&D Lab - Evaluates new raw materials for their applicability of use in paints by preparing sample paints and testing them versus control paints for physical and chemical properties. 3. - -QC Lab - Identifies and assists in the resolution of all problems related to formulas, manufacturing and equipment, raw materials and packaging. a. - -R&D Lab - Characterizes competitive paints for performance properties by being proficient in completing a large variety of R&D tests which include both film properties, application and chemical analysis. 4. - -QC Lab - Creates and maintains records of all quality control and quality assurance files on a daily basis. a. - -R&D Lab - Keeps the supervising Chemist informed of project progress by keeping a detailed laboratory notebook on all work performed and the test results. - Daily verbal communication is also required. 5. - -Performs quality checks on released batches at specified intervals to monitor performance over a two-year period. 6. - -Assists in the benchmarking of all batches produced by recording and examining data related to the batches. Education & Experience --- - - - - - - - High School Diploma, GED, Associates Degree in Chemistry/Science preferred or equivalent work experience. --- - - - - - - - 0-1 years of experience, preferably in a Chemical Lab, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, or similar industry. --- - - - - - - - Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). --- - - - - - - - Intermediate understanding of Mathematics and Scientific technology. --- - - - - - - - Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). --- - - - - - - - Knowledge of coatings lab is preferred. --- - - - - - - - Experience using formula management software. --- - - - - - - - Knowledge and ability to operate a variety of laboratory equipment. --- - - - - - - - Ability to perform paint formula calculations. Licenses & Certifications: N/A Physical Requirements (Delete those that do not apply and only keep those that apply to the role) --- - - - - - - - Balancing, Climbing, Crouching, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Seeing, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Typing, Visual Acuity, Walking Work Environment: --- - - - - - - - The position is typically working in climate-controlled areas of the office laboratories; however, the position is required to visit areas where air conditioning is unavailable and will be exposed to chemicals that are routinely present in the manufacture of paint and solvents. --- - - - - - - - Must be able to work with solvents and be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment and a respirator as needed. Travel: N/A

Keywords: True Value, Elgin , QC LAB TECHNICIAN - 3RD SHIFT, Professions , Cary, Illinois

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