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Lab Technician Job – Northern W. Virginia

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Date: Jun 22, 2011

Location: Northern, WV, US

Job Title: Lab Technician
Functional Area: Quality
Division: Supply Chain
Location: West Virginia-Northern
Country: United States
Employment Status: Part Time

Job Description:
Ecolab, the leading global developer of premium cleaning, sanitizing and maintenance products and services for the hospitality, instutional and industrial markets, has the following temporary 3rd shift position.

The Lab Technician performs a variety of laboratory operations involving chemical and physical analysis and test required for research, development or quality control processes or products.

Main Responsibilities:

- Performs analysis on finished goods using the AA, HPLC and/or GC.
- Conduct sampling and testing of raw materials, in-process product, and finished product as defined by product-specific quality specifications.
- Conduct testing in adherence with the guidelines established in the QATM and quality system operating procedures.
- Precisely document test results on quality control records. Maintain quality control records.
- Determine and appropriately communicate disposition of materials tested as defined in the material specification and quality system operating procedures.
- Determine and appropriately communicate necessary batch adjustments as indicated by test results and product specifications.
- Prepare standardized reagent solutions.
- Calibration of laboratory equipment as required and proper maintenance of all lab equipment.
- Conduct review of production records and retainers as needed.
- Observe all safety and housekeeping procedures.
- Other related duties as needed.
- Technical support for environmental and regulatory compliance, waste water management and disposition of returns and discrepant product. Performs a variety of laboratory operations not limited to compiling, analyzing and interpreting results.
- Performs several routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures.
- Assists technicians in set up of laboratory equipment and in recording data for experiments and procedures.
- Uses knowledge of various instruments to prepare for and perform tests.
- Performs routine safety program checks and preventive maintenance on instruments.

Basic Qualifications:

- 2 year degree in Chemistry, Biological Science, Chemical Engineering, Food Science or related natural science field.
- 1-3 years of laboratory technician or closely related experience, additional education maybe substituted in part
- Basic PC skills
- Ability to read and follow directions in English
- No immigration Sponsorship Available

Preferred Qualifications::
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or related science field
- Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Internship or work experience in a formulation environment

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