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Quality Control Laboratory Technician - 2527 in Longview, TX at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 9/16/2017

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Job Description



Summary

This position is responsible for using laboratory equipment in a safe manner and following standard Westlake test methods and procedures to conduct a variety of routine and non-routine tests.    

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work 12-hr rotating shift
  • Follow standard routine and non-routine laboratory procedures and test methods
  • Record all test results, sample identification and other necessary information to assure that quality records are maintained
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment, report problems and/or problem areas to supervision
  • Perform standards and control sample testing as required to insure proper operations of testing equipment
  • Obtain and analyze environmental samples as needed to meet environmental standards
  • Conduct timely checks, performs minor maintenance and/or adjustments and repairs
  • Use statistical techniques
  • Monitor cylinder gas pressure each shift and change out cylinders as necessary
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to help improve test procedures or other lab policies
  • Anticipate and report inventory needs of consumable supplies prior to depletion
  • Utilize spare time to clean, straighten and maintain QC Lab and lab equipment perform other related duties as necessary
  • Perform duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety of all personnel on site

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED is required. Two years of experience in laboratory work or a two year college degree in a chemistry/chemical technology/process technology field is required.