QC & Chemical Production Laboratory Tech (Full Time)

  • 1403 Herkimer St, Joliet, IL 60432, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1976, EKI manufactures and distributes chemicals used in a wide variety of laboratories and industry.

Job Description

Summary

This is an entry-level position in our Quality Control & Batch Production Laboratory.  The job involves manufacturing small batches of chemical solutions and diagnostic reagents.  It also performs quality control testing on in-process and finished product batches. 

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Produce batches by blending and mixing component ingredients per batch instructions
  • Filtering and packaging of finished products
  • Perform quality testing of in-process and finished products
  • Entry of QC data into laboratory software system
  • Maintain and properly use lab equipment (scales, analytical balance, pH meters, spectrophotometer, etc.)
  • Perform titrations and corresponding calculations
  • Maintain inventory of raw materials and laboratory chemicals 
  • Ensure laboratory work areas, glassware, tanks and other equipment are clean and promote overall workplace safety

Qualifications

Qualification requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous "wet chemistry" laboratory experience required - either college or vocational
  • HAZMAT awareness training or experience helpful
  • Good communication, organizational, time management & mathematical skills
  • Must be dependable, reliable and punctual  

Physical demands and abilities

  • Regularly lift and/or move objects up to 50lbs. 
  • Able to work standing for an 8 hour shift

Additional Information

Compensation and benefits

  • Full time, 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri
  • Competitive pay, based on experience
  • Paid time off (vacation, holiday pay, sick pay)
  • Medical/Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan benefit

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