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

Date Posted: 9/16/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description


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


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.