QC & Chemical Production Laboratory Tech (Part Time)

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

Company Description

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

Job Description


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


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  
  • Must have reliable method of transportation

Physical demands and abilities

  • Regularly lift and/or move objects up to 50lbs. 
  • Able to work standing for extended periods of time

Additional Information


  • Part time positions available, 15-30+ hours per week
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Competitive pay, negotiable and based on experience