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Lab Technician

For more than 10 years, Taghleef Industries, Inc. has built a reputation as one of the world's largest and most recognized industry leaders in specialty BOPP (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene) films.
Lab Technician
The Lab Technician is responsible for multi-tasking of experiment processing, materials testing, results analysis and evaluation, understanding materials properties and performance of existing and new development films, and working closely with research engineers. The objective is to provide Product Development and Technical Service with accurate, consistent, timely data, observations and conclusions in support of all development activities.
This position reports to Lab Supervisor.
Responsibilities:
Maintain and enforce all company safety, environmental, and department of health requirements
Communicate with Product Development Engineers and Quality Assurance personnel
Coordinate third-party testing of products, as needed
Assist in investigating product material discrepancies with emphasis on root cause identification and corrective action implementation
Support interpretation of non-routine analysis
Travel to and assist customers and Taghleef Industries manufacturing sites as necessary in areas of materials investigation, processing, specifications, and analytical equipment support
Train and/or coordinate training of team members and other personnel as necessary
Conduct and enforce all job duties in accordance with the company's published policies
Safety ? Adhere to and promote all company safety regulations. We make the safety of ourselves and our coworkers our personal responsibility
Manage and prioritize the activities of on-site material analysis and testing
Provide internal and external customers with materials analysis and testing services and/or assist in developing testing programs
Manage all actions and activities to assure that the test requests are handled in an expeditious manner in order to meet customer demands and timelines
Performs other related duties as required and assigned
Requirements:
High school diploma is required
Some college education and/or a combination of direct work experience in chemistry or science related field is desired
Speak and write fluently in English
Minimum three years of work experience with good experience in a laboratory, preferred but not required
Excellence in achieving results and has concern for standards
Ability to perform a variety of operations including Filter Index Tester, Moisture Analyzer, MFR tester, Universal Tester etc., related to film, master batches, compounds, additives, raw materials etc., and other procedures within the scope of the laboratory operations from polymer processing to physical testing
Excellence in generation, analysis and reporting of data
Basic computer and Microsoft software products skills
Some working knowledge of plastics processing and physical properties testing preferred but not required
Taghleef is a Drug Free Workplace - Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Taghleef Industries, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.



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