Kelly Services Quality Laboratory Technician in Geismar, Louisiana

Quality Lab Technician, Geismar, LA

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Quality Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Geismar, LA.

Projected Duration: 1 year

Type: Contract

Pay Rate: Up to $17

This position will work rotating, 12-hour shifts: 4 days on/4 days off (7am-7pm) for 4 weeks, and then 4 nights on/4 nights off (7pm-7am) for 4 weeks, etc.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

quality assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products for the lab within the scope of the client policy and ISO 9001 Quality Management System, using appropriate software to evaluate data based on internal and external specifications, support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities and meet and/or exceed customer expectations. Analyze raw materials, intermediate products, finished products and other chemical samples and evaluate suitability according to established specifications to ensure quality and availability of final product Analyze samples, provide quality data and become an active member along with the Lab Supervisor and Production personnel to provide innovative ideas to improve lab and plant processes and demonstrate continuous improvement Know, understand and use software tools such as Lotus Notes, IQS Proficient, SAP, Microsoft Office Programs, etc. which enhance quality reporting Ensure the suitability of laboratory equipment through proper operation, maintenance, calibration, verification and good quality control and assessment activities Generate quality data and significant statistical data to support plant personnel in their efforts to enhance process control, meet customer requirements and continuously improve our product quality characteristics

Job Requirements:

Minimum 2-year Associate's degree in Chemistry or 2 year technical degree in analytical testing in Chemistry or related field is preferred, or at least 2 years experience working in a chemical manufacturing laboratory environment. Experience with emulsion polymerization products is preferred Experience working in a manufacturing environment on a rotating shift is preferred, math and statistics Basic understanding of general chemistry, techniques of quality assurance and quality control Basic understanding of theory, operation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation such as gas chromatographs, viscometers, spectrophotometers, pH meters, moisture solids analyzers, etc. Basic understanding of ISO/RCMS quality system requirements Basic computer skills using software packages such as Microsoft Office, Infinity QS Proficient (SPC software), SAP, Lotus Notes, etc.

If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. After resume review, qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.

Lauren Rogers

Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter

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