QC Lab Technician - Sparks

Sparks, Georgia, United States,
Project Duration: 12 Months
Location:
City: Sparks
State: Georgia
Country: United States
QC Laboratory Technician

Job Description

The QC Laboratory Technician ensures the quality of products by performing physical and chemical analyses of raw materials, in-process and finished products in support of the manufacturing process.

The QC Laboratory Technician primarily works a 12-hour rotating shift. This position requires schedule flexibility to assist with vacation coverage of other team members when necessary (including some weekends and holidays) as well as some early-morning training responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities include:

· Analyze routine raw material, in-process, and finished good samples using various laboratory techniques including High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC) and other methodology such as particle size analyzer, density meter, viscometer, etc.

· Provide timely and accurate documentation of all analytical data according to Standard Operation Procedures (SOP)

· Escalate Out-of-Spec materials to QC Lab Supervisor for data review.

· Aid in management of inventory of consumables such as HPLC columns, spare parts, reference standards, and control samples.

· Complete routine troubleshooting and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

· Identify and implement process improvement in laboratory functions.

· Strict adherence to established quality, safety and environmental standards is required

REQUIRED:
• Bachelors Degree (BS) (Chemistry or related science field) with ? 2 years lab experience; OR High School Diploma with a minimum of 4 years laboratory experience or 2 years chromatography experience.
• Strong math skills.
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Strong knowledge of analytical techniques, understanding of proper chemical handling, use, storage and disposal.
• Must be able to work a rotating shift that includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Preferred:
• Bachelors Degree(BS) preferred in Chemistry or related science field.
• 5 years of experience in an Analytical Lab environment.
• Proficiency in laboratory techniques, including by not limited to hands on use of HPLC and we chemistry methods.
• Experience in microbiological analysis.
• Experience with Gas Chromatography (GC)
• Experience with Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (LCMS).