Q&A Lab Technician $16.65 / hr + Benefits
Company: ITW Valeron Strength Films
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Warehouse, Manufacturing, General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $16.65 / Hour
Posted: 10/8/2020
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

  • Test and analyze plastic raw materials, in-process and finished film along with raw resin samples.
  • Run certification analysis using prescribed tests and methods to ensure that they meet specification.
  • Document and report the results to department lead and operations supervisor.
  • Operate and maintain all instruments required to run these analyses.
  • In addition to routine analysis, this position will coordinate with operations for non-routine analysis for trouble shooting and R&D purposes.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for all laboratory analyses, sampling, record keeping and reporting
  • Perform tests per company procedures and customer requirements
  • Communicate with laboratory supervisor and operations team on a regular basis to insure rapid resolution to issues and consistency of applied methodologies
  • Maintain the lab and equipment as needed
  • Prepare samples from finished stock for special operations
  • Other duties as assigned
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:

  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions, thoroughly document findings, and communication findings with manufacturing
  • Basic math skills, ability to calculate and enter roll data on appropriate forms and use/read a tape measure
  • Must be able to learn how to operate laboratory equipment Instron, thickness, tear, puncture, and hardness testers, etc.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Sufficient visual acuity to read instructions, operates machines, and visually inspects rolls produced for defects.
  • Recognize sounds of moving equipment and machinery for safety purposes. Work with constant noise at a level requiring the use of earplugs.
  • Demonstrate good job attendance and punctuality
  • Prior industrial manufacturing, quality, or laboratory experience preferred


Qualifications

  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions, thoroughly document findings, and communication findings with manufacturing
  • Basic math skills, ability to calculate and enter roll data on appropriate forms and use/read a tape measure
  • Must be able to learn how to operate laboratory equipment Instron, thickness, tear, puncture, and hardness testers, etc.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Sufficient visual acuity to read instructions, operates machines, and visually inspects rolls produced for defects.
  • Recognize sounds of moving equipment and machinery for safety purposes. Work with constant noise at a level requiring the use of earplugs.
  • Demonstrate good job attendance and punctuality
  • Must be willing to work 12 hours 4 weeks rotating shifts (including nights)
  • Prior industrial manufacturing, quality, or laboratory experience preferred


Work Conditions:

  • Environmental Conditions: (Dust, fumes, heat, cold, noise, vibration, toxic conditions, work hazards, etc.) Controlled environment, noise from refrigeration equipment, etc. – Activity: Rarely-only if the technician went into the plant area.
  • Must be willing to perform job functions following set safety procedures.


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LOCATION:

Houston, TX
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