Lab Technician – Gilbert

The primary responsibilities of the Lab Technician will be to provide support in Paper Making and Paper/Finished Product Lab Testing. In this position, you will own the making of small batch paper samples, assist in conducting laboratory testing and assist with the preparation of samples.

Qualifications

  • Experience with molded fiber manufacturing process is a plus.
  • Strong math skills and ability to perform calculations using Excel or other software as needed.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Outlook is required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must be willing to learn and be a motivated self-starter who can efficiently complete tasks outlined in experimental test plans on schedule.
  • Attention to detail when collecting data, summarizing results, and maintaining equipment records.
  • Dependable
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to multitask and deal effectively with time pressures, stress, and changing demands of job on a regular basis
  • Ability to handle highly confidential business information

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Run designed experiments using a DOE (design of experiment) or data collecting Excel spreadsheet.
  • Learn how to make small batch paper samples and own the process.
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility.
  • Assists in general clean-up of the laboratory to ensure a clean, safe work environment.
  • Works as part of the team, communicates well with personnel at all organizational levels in a professional manner, and maintains a respectful work environment.
  • This job does have exposure to water, pulp and chemicals. PPE is provided.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, ability to climb stairs, stoop, kneel, and reach above shoulder heights and below waist throughout the day.
  • Some work will be in office/lab area, some work will be spent working in the production area.
  • Lifting as required with proper lifting techniques up to 50 pounds on occasion.

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