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Stepan Company

Laboratory Technician

Post Date:Dec 31, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/31/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Elwood Job Reference:01344
Qualifications, Skills, Personal Qualities
Bachelors in Chemistry is required
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and computers a must.
Must have technical knowledge associated with testing performed on site.
Required Experience
1-5 years of Lab experience pref. in a manufacturing environment.
Occasional travel required for meetings, training, etc.
There will be 12 hour shift with rotation scheduled.

Job Description:
Stepan Company is a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals headquartered in Northfield, Illinois United States and located throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.  Founded in 1932, we provide innovative chemical solutions for a cleaner, healthier, more energy-efficient world. 
You will Support production by analyzing samples, providing adjustments to batches, certifying storage tanks and other general lab duties.
Further you will support lab operations as well as participating in workgroups and the quality processes.
You will independently perform chemical and physical analyses and tests required for quality assurance of products or processes, draw conclusions based upon results, and provide product adjustments as needed.  Communicate timely results to production operators.
You will troubleshoot analyses and equipment, communicate findings to supervision, contacts and work with outside sources to correct.
You will provide accurate and appropriate documentation of results, equipment maintenance, and calibration in laboratory logbooks, spreadsheets, LIMS NWA, and certificates of analysis, etc.
You will perform routine responsibilities; approve incoming and outgoing material, disposal of samples, solution preparation, preparation of non-standardized reagents, and housekeeping functions including emptying buckets of sample waste and disposal of broken glass containers
You will actively participate in safety/waste programs, adhere to safety policies & standards, attend monthly safety meetings, and attend shift meetings.
You will participate in departmental and continuous process improvement workgroups; contribute ideas and suggestions for improving department infrastructure and work processes

Contact Information
Stepan Company

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