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Job Requisition ID:  26262

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Date: July 29, 2019

Location: Anniston, Alabama

Company: Eastman Chemical

Job responsibilities:

The Laboratory Technician position is responsible for providing QA/QC support for daily site operations and for in-service customer samples and analyses.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, performing testing and analysis for raw materials, in-process/intermediate materials, finished products, customer sample data analysis and reporting, coordinating other inspections and/or release of material in LIMS/SAP, verifications/PMs/calibrations of laboratory equipment, reagent/equipment/consumable inventory control, documentation creation/review/control and as well as other functions necessary to support site Quality Assurance.

The successful candidate will need to have the following skills and capabilities:

  • Calculate, interpret, record, and file results
  • Competent computer work station skills including entering data, extracting data, printing documents, forms, labels and reports, accessing and utilizing plant specific programs/applications, and communicating via email
  • Record, prepare, and track samples throughout the lab process
  • Maintain the sample retain system, including storage, disposal, retrieval and record keeping
  • Perform Quality Assurance activities to verify the capability of equipment and methods
  • Perform routine calibration and adjustments of laboratory instruments using analytical standards
  • Assemble, dismantle, troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and calibrate glass, mechanical and electronic analytical test equipment
  • Perform Test Method reviews to ensure compliance and conduct training for other laboratory personnel
  • Communicate, and coordinate with operating personnel regarding analytical results
  • Promptly report to supervisor any problems, significant test result variations from normal, and test results outside of specification
  • Work as necessary with other technicians to complete workload and  prioritize analyses to support plant operations
  • Coordinate individual work items or objectives to keep several jobs going simultaneously or schedule items in proper sequence to accomplish objectives in the most efficient manner
  • Understand and adhere to site safety rules and policies, and participate in site safety initiatives
  • Train or assist in training of others on laboratory technician responsibilities when requested
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management to support site operations
  • Maintain laboratory areas in a clean, safe, and well organized manner
  • Maintain and clean laboratory glassware, refill solvent containers and dispose of samples
  • Maintain an inventory of glassware, chemicals, instrument parts, and other items for laboratory usage
  • Prepare, package, and ship product samples to customers on a regular basis
  • Provide basic aid to other site workers when necessary

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry preferred, other Science or Engineering degrees may be considered  
  • Experience with Sample Manager and SAP software is preferred
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access. 
  • Experience with Gas Chromatography, ICP, FTIR preferred
  • Ability to multitask, and prioritize a variety of analytical tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, when necessary
  • Willingness to work second shift and weekends, when required
  • Willingness to work overtime, when necessary

Lab TechnicianApply now »

   
 

Date: April 19, 2019

Location: Anniston, Alabama

Company: Eastman Chemical

Job responsibilities:

The Laboratory Technician position is responsible for providing QA/QC support for daily site operations and for in-service customer samples and analyses.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, performing testing and analysis for raw materials, in-process/intermediate materials, finished products, customer sample data analysis and reporting, coordinating other inspections and/or release of material in LIMS/SAP, verifications/PMs/calibrations of laboratory equipment, reagent/equipment/consumable inventory control, documentation creation/review/control and as well as other functions necessary to support site Quality Assurance.

The successful candidate will need to have the following skills and capabilities:

  • Calculate, interpret, record, and file results
  • Competent computer work station skills including entering data, extracting data, printing documents, forms, labels and reports, accessing and utilizing plant specific programs/applications, and communicating via email
  • Record, prepare, and track samples throughout the lab process
  • Maintain the sample retain system, including storage, disposal, retrieval and record keeping
  • Perform Quality Assurance activities to verify the capability of equipment and methods
  • Perform routine calibration and adjustments of laboratory instruments using analytical standards
  • Assemble, dismantle, troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and calibrate glass, mechanical and electronic analytical test equipment
  • Perform Test Method reviews to ensure compliance and conduct training for other laboratory personnel
  • Communicate, and coordinate with operating personnel regarding analytical results
  • Promptly report to supervisor any problems, significant test result variations from normal, and test results outside of specification
  • Work as necessary with other technicians to complete workload and  prioritize analyses to support plant operations
  • Coordinate individual work items or objectives to keep several jobs going simultaneously or schedule items in proper sequence to accomplish objectives in the most efficient manner
  • Understand and adhere to site safety rules and policies, and participate in site safety initiatives
  • Train or assist in training of others on laboratory technician responsibilities when requested
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management to support site operations
  • Maintain laboratory areas in a clean, safe, and well organized manner
  • Maintain and clean laboratory glassware, refill solvent containers and dispose of samples
  • Maintain an inventory of glassware, chemicals, instrument parts, and other items for laboratory usage
  • Prepare, package, and ship product samples to customers on a regular basis
  • Provide basic aid to other site workers when necessary

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry preferred, other Science or Engineering degrees may be considered  
  • Experience with Sample Manager and SAP software is preferred
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access. 
  • Experience with Gas Chromatography, ICP, FTIR preferred
  • Ability to multitask, and prioritize a variety of analytical tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, when necessary
  • Willingness to work second shift and weekends, when required
  • Willingness to work overtime, when necessary


Nearest Major Market: Anniston

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