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Lab Technician (Quality Control)

Job location : Greeneville, Tennessee , United States of America
Created moment : 01/11/2021 - 01:00
Job reference : REQ - 03714

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Lab Technician (Quality Control)

Job Summary

As a Lab Technician, you will be required to test and analyze zirconia, silica, and sand samples before, during, and after processing to determine physical and chemical properties to ensure products meet quality standards and customer requirements.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare, test, and analyze samples in order to determine their content and characteristics, using laboratory instrumentation. 

  • Perform lab analysis on product shipments to ensure products are in specification.

  • Operate and calibrate testing and measuring equipment to provide timely and accurate analytical results 

  • Compile, review, record, and enter data for use by the production/logistics coordinator to ship products and generate COAs 

  • Participate in quality program objectives and help to resolve quality issues 

  • Report any out of spec material to quality manager and issue nonconformance reports

  • Perform essential housekeeping duties to maintain cleanliness and organization  

  • Prepare and pack customer sample requests to review for their applications

  • Travel into the manufacturing plants to collect samples         

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Attention to detail

  • Listening comprehension and verbal communication skills

  • Skill in use of computers and technical databases

  • Ability to evaluate, interpret, and analyze mineral data       

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least 2 years experience in a lab or equivalent education

ENVIRONMENT

  • Sitting  25%

  • Standing  65%

  • Walking   10%

  • Frequently using near vision to view a computer screen

  • Frequently standing for extended periods of time

  • Occasionally walking in the lab to different work areas or to use different instrumentation

  • Occasionally lifting sample bags or sand buckets up to 60 lbs.

  • Most of day is spent inside, typically working alone in a climate controlled environment

  • Most of the noise level comes from ringing phones, fans, and lab instrumentation

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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