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Quality Assurance Technicians

Company: Dover Chemical Corp
Location: Hammond
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Great Work Atmosphere with life-work balance. Don't just be part of a team, become part of a family here at Dover Chemical Laboratory Technician Dover Chemical Corporation- Hammond Works , is seeking a Laboratory Technician, is responsible for performing routine analysis for in-process and finished products following standard operating procedures. These responsibilities included, but are not limited to: Interpreting results of analysis and providing accurate and appropriate documentation (i.e. log books, controlled documents, Microsoft Dynamics AX). Supporting laboratory operations by maintaining equipment calibrations, cleaning glassware, and keeping lab benches and cabinets in order. Approving release of product by ensuring that all tests are complete and results meet specifications. Notifying management of product quality issues, trends, or observations that impact quality, operations, and customers. Preparing COA---s and other required documents for outbound shipments. Coordinating the retention and disposal of lab samples and lab waste per company policy. Supporting the ISO Management Systems. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS : (State minimum education/training & experience required and indicate technical and/or managerial skills and knowledge required.) Education & Experience Bachelor---s Degree in Chemistry or related field or equivalent work experience. Preferred 2 years of industrial manufacturing QA laboratory experience, in the chemical or related industry, performing quality assurance tests; in a production environment, inspecting products, applying math, computer entry and using laboratory equipment with statistical process/quality control (SPC/SQC). Technical Knowledge Solid computer background and use in various computer software and applications. Knowledge and demonstrated skill using a variety of analytical testing instruments and equipment. Required fundamental chemistry and knowledge of chemical structures, nomenclature and properties. Ability to conduct data analysis, technical report and procedure writing and determination of conclusions is required. Demonstrated experience to analyze and evaluate technical data and communicate results both orally and in writing. Technical Support - Business & Customer Provide effective technical support and interface with Operations and external customers (as required). Interpersonal skills to provide input and present data across multiple functional departments. Laboratory Health, Safety & Hygiene Compliant with and knowledgeable of Laboratory Safety Procedures and OSHA regulations. Must be able to work safely with hazardous chemicals. Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas and performing work tasks requiring the use of PPE. Work Skills and Abilities Ability to effectively utilize and/or instruct employees on applicable use of ERP are a plus. Ability to establish priorities, work independently, productively and proceed with objectives without supervision. Manage own work through planning, execution, analysis, documentation, and application of results. Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing to diverse work groups. Possess the ability to summarize, analyze, report and present complex data in a clear and concise manner. Capable of multitasking and utilizing efficient time management skills. Capable of adjusting priorities and providing quick feedback and results under abbreviated timelines. Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes in project direction. Proficiency using Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Office, MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint. Capable of working extended hours, holidays, off-shifts, and weekends when necessary. Must be a team oriented individual with collaborative work skills and strong interpersonal skills. High level of accuracy is required with a special attention to detail. Physical Requirements and Work Environment Typically works in a laboratory environment with a normal range of temperature, chemical odor, and noise level. Must be able to work around hazardous chemicals and exposure to dust when required to walk through or meet with others in manufacturing production area. Work requires standing in a stationary position for up to 20% of the time and when operating QA testing equipment, walking, sitting at a desk, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weighing up to 10 pounds routinely and up to 30 pound occasionally. The ability to ascend and descend stairs, bend at the waist, kneel, and squat. May occasionally be required to use a ladder. On an occasional basis, the ability to sit at a desk for long periods of time (up to 4 hours at a time). Ability to perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone; use a keyboard. Ability to ascend and descend stairs. Must be flexible to required work hours. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms and paging. Ability to move freely around laboratory, office, and building areas. Occasional domestic travel may be required. Valid driver---s license is required. The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Thinking Competencies: Conceptual Thinking --- Identifying key issues, seeing relationships & drawing elements into broad, coherent frameworks. Analytical Thinking --- Logically breaking down problems into their essential elements; carrying out diagnosis and developing solutions. Self-Managing Competencies: Ability To Learn --- Quickly understanding and applying information, concepts and strategies. Self-Control --- Continuing to perform effectively in stressful and difficult circumstances. Tenacity --- Repeated and enduring efforts to overcome obstacles and/or to complete tasks. Thoroughness --- Seeking completeness and accuracy. Interpersonal Awareness --- Drawing inferences about and maintaining awareness of others--- interests, moods and concerns. Interpersonal Effectiveness --- Drawing inferences about and maintaining awareness of others--- interests, moods and concerns. Influencing Competencies: Rational Persuasion - Building persuasive arguments based on logic, data and the objective merits of the situation. Achieving Competencies: Initiative --- Engaging in proactive behavior; seizing opportunities. Critical Information Seeking --- Gathering critical information from key sources to assist problem solving. Results Orientation --- Focusing attention on key objectives; wanting effective outcomes. Efficiency Orientation --- Looking for best use of resources. Competitive Benefits Medical, prescription, dental, company paid life insurance, bonus potential, matching 401 (k), vacation, 11 paid holidays. Salary will be commensurate with education, training, and background experience. Email resumes to resumesdoverchem.com Enter in subject line Laboratory Technician- Hammond NO VISA SPONSORSHIPS - Principals only; no recruiter calls or emails to employer.

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