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Laboratory Technician Job


Columbus, OH, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Research and Development
Posting Date:  Jun 30, 2022


Division : PAC                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Region:  Dublin (Corporate, R&D Tech Center) 

Job title:   Lab Technician V

Situation in organization: This position reports to the Quality Research Fellow

Job dimensions: This position performs quality testing on raw materials, intermediates and final products utilizing analytical methods and instrumentation, in addition to performing quality testing and interpreting results for special projects.


Daily Lab Operations (70 %)

  • Perform analytical procedures proficiently and interpret the results.
  • Perform routine quality control and process control testing.
  • Participate in special projects at the direction of the Sr.-level Scientists
  • Run lab cooks, formulate products, evaluate performance of chemicals / compounds / experiments, document and analyze results overall
  • Perform adhesives performance testing accurately and timely.
  • Proper and safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemical wastes and non-hazardous lab wastes.
  • Provide and track lab training.
  • Maintain clean and safe work conditions reporting problem areas to Management.
  • Perform housekeeping duties  as needed to maintain a clean working environment
  • Participate in developing ways to optimize the overall chemistry to improve productivity and profitability.
  • Attend applicable seminars, conferences, and training programs as requested.
  • SAP data entry.
  • Understand ISO standard and participate in annual internal auditing.
  • Other duties or training as required or requested.


Materials Handling (10 %)

  • Maintain current knowledge of safe chemical handling procedures and Safety Data Sheets for final products, raw materials and chemicals used in the laboratory.
  • Proper handling and disposal of glassware contaminates and samples.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform hazard analysis of new chemicals brought into the facility.


Equipment, Basic Care and Maintenance (20%)

  • Operation of equipment necessary to perform in-process and final product testing.
  • Ensure all equipment is calibrated and functional.
  • Perform basic care routines and repairs, in depth troubleshooting including equipment cleaning, lubrication, and condition monitoring.
  • Understand NIST standards and the impact on calibration.



  • Good communications skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Critical thinking and data analysis skills.
  • In depth troubleshooting abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and support other departments.


Qualifications / experience required

  • BS degree in a related field, preferably Science or Engineering 
  • Minimum of 1 Year of Chemical Laboratory Experience required
  • Computer experience with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong attention to details, responsible for accuracy of data and precision of test equipment 
  • Ability to work in a laboratory handling chemicals, conducting experiments, operating wood cutting and bonding equipment
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment where equipment and ideas are shared
  • Strong math skills, computer skills (excel, word, PowerPoint) and the ability to compile data accurately
  • Being able to drive forklift is a plus
  • Follow all safety rules, work safely, participate and/or lead laboratory safety initiatives
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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