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R&D Lab Technician 
Doehler USA - 
Cartersville, GA





Classification Non-Exempt
Reports to Team Lead, R&D
Date June 9, 2016


The R&D Lab Technician position is responsible for carrying out blending in the lab according to predetermined recipes, and creating product samplings.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Carries out necessary product analysis and reports the results to the manager.
  • Ensures the laboratory raw material storage in coordination with the manager.
  • Maintains and cleans used lab accessories and analytical apparatuses.
  • Provides product-specific master data in SAP system in accordance with / handing over to Data Management.
  • Provides information and data for the maintenance of recipe documentation for Data Management.
  • Assists in processing customer projects (BtO) with need for development regarding new raw materials and new B2B products.
  • Assists in developing new raw materials and new B2B products and their application.
  • Assists in optimally timed and qualitative processing of customer projects (BtO) by adapting existing recipes as well as assisting in developing new recipes (development recipes, basic recipes, customer recipes) by the application of existing raw materials.


  • Technical Capacity.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Quickness.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Initiative.

Supervisory Responsibility

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is regularly exposed to wet, warm, humid and cold temperatures.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days can vary depending on production schedule.

Travel is not typically expected for this position.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree in science-related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience in laboratory environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in science-related field.
  • Food & beverage experience a plus.

AAP/EEO Statement Döhler USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Döhler USA, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Döhler USA, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Döhler USA, Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Laboratory Experience: 1 year

Required education:

  • Associate


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