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Laboratory Technician

TONAWANDA, NY

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Description

Remedy Staffing is partnered with a tire manufacturer seeking Laboratory Technicians!

SHIFT:

A Shift- Monday-Friday 7:00AM-3:00PM

B Shift- Monday-Friday 3:00PM-11:00PM

C Shift- Monday/Tuesday 11:00PM-7:00AM & Saturday/Sunday 7:00AM-7:00PM

D Shift-Thursday/Friday 11:00PM-7:00AM and Saturday/Sunday 7:00PM-7:00AM

**Must be comfortable with lots of OT

**Must be comfortable with mandated OT for coverage purposes

PAY:

$20.00/hr!(Will not be eligible for pay raise upon hire due to raise of pay rate)

ASSIGNMENT LENGTH:

TTH

DESCRIPTION:

Having a lab background/degree is preferred but not a requirement.  Just need a candidate with consistent work history, good computer skills and 100% comfortable with the shift- willing to learn. This position can be trained!

 

**Client has a new system- its electronic- must be able to use a computer, put information and interpret the data

 

Position Summary: Inspects, cures and tests compounded rubber samples to determine batch's disposition. Responsible for cleaning lab equipment and changing orings and seals on Rheometers and MDR’s.  Checks calibrations on all lab equipment as needed.  Conducts building and curing test blocks for SWAT Adhesion test.  Cures bead wire and steelcord blocks for release to user customers. Notifies Mixing Technician and/or supervisor of process abnormalities. 

 

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Performs tests to examine the properties and determine the disposition of manufactured rubber.
  • Locates paints and retests questionable compounds.
  • Notifies Mixing Technician or supervisor if problems are detected in a batch and writes reject or blend ticket.
  • Calibrates test equipment as required.
  • Completes Daily Quality Report sheet (sent to supervisor) and Tally sheet (sent to Millroom department manager) on a daily basis and maintains files of report copies.
  • Certifies carbon black is loaded into proper main tank and obtains samples to send to the main lab.
  • Maintains a clean & safe work area.
  • Files and updates folders for test results.
  • Paints base stock, finished compounds and masterbatch for identification.
  • Resample skids lacking O.K. tickets.
  • Resample rejected compounds for disposition.
  • Stock tagging/releasing of compounds from all banburys.
  • Run dispersion Analyzer Test on compounds, as shift requires.
  • Works to directive of supervision and performs other duties as required
  • Preps, cures and tension tests incoming and in-process production beadwire, steelcord for SWAT adhesion.  Works to the direction of the Material Analysis on shift.  Generates, analyzes and plots test data via software.  Release materials as required to keep customer departments on schedule.  SBAT and SEAT testing will be required also.
  • Release raw materials via the GY SIS (Supplier Information System) as needed on shift.
  • Preps Fabric H-test samples and performs tests on shift.  Test data to be recorded in database.

 

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Associates Degree in Lab Technology or related field; relevant lab or mechanical work experience in lieu of degree.
  • 1-2 years experience as a Lab Technician or applicable mechanical work experience.
  • Knowledge of production testing of components.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good decision making problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficient PC skills utilizing Microsoft Word & Excel software applications.
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