Chemical Lab Technician


Chemical Lab Technician

@ SafeSource Direct

Job Summary

  • In this role, a Chemical Lab Technician conducts analytical lab-based testing on a variety of chemicals and materials.
  • The Technician collects samples and conducts testing for the purpose of assuring quality assurance, safety, regulatory and environmental compliance.
  • Technicians are responsible for monitoring chemical processes and the testing of products as part of quality assurance.
  • Under the supervision of the Quality Manager, Chemical Engineering or Chemists, Technicians perform lab activities, such as maintaining lab equipment, preparing chemical solutions, conducting tests, interpreting, and analyzing data, compiling, and reporting results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Promote and maintain a clean and safe lab environment; apply 5S methodologies
  • Proficiently operate lab test equipment and devices ranging from pH Meters, Conductivity Meters, Moisture Balances, Viscometers, Contact Angle Meters, Spectrophotometers, Centrifuges, Microscopes, etc.
  • Determine and conduct testing for chemical analysis and reporting
  • Review, record and maintain test results, device history records and daily work logs
  • Collect and receive, label, organize and store samples in accordance with all safety and regulatory requirements
  • Prepare Titration solutions for testing the concentration of dissolved substances
  • Clean and maintain lab equipment, and perform calibrations per instructions
  • Stay proficient on technical and regulatory specifications


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 1 year experience working in a lab environment; preferably versed in chemistry, chemical technology, or applied sciences
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficient using electronic/ computerized lab equipment
  • Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a cohesive team under the direction of supervision
  • Capable of troubleshooting and resolving lab equipment issues
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Capacity to work 12-hour shifts on a Pitman schedule (3-2-2-3) and flex work schedules when the need arises
  • Skilled at reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
  • Competent using a computer and Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and effectively communicate lab test results

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Location: Broussard, LA
Date Posted: September 08, 2022
Application Deadline: October 10, 2022
Job Type: Full-time