Staff Technician Job


Location: 

Farmington Hills, MI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Research and Development
Posting Date:  Jan 28, 2024

Lab Technician position involves a working knowledge of adhesives and materials, execution compliant with good laboratory practices, and effective time management.

  • Provide lab testing support for assigned market segment/technology with accuracy, precision, and responsiveness. 
  • Analyze results and make conclusions with assistance from direct manager.
  • Create effective reports as needed with guidance from direct manager.
  • Comply with all safety requirements (JHAs, SOPs, PPE, Safety Training, etc.)
  • Ensure 5S execution and maintenance in the lab.
  • Aid with inventory management and other facility support activities.
  • May require some local travel to customers during working hours.

 

Key Activities

  • Prepare test samples based on customer requirements and/or standard procedures.
  • Perform appropriate tests as directed by technical service engineers.
  • Follow applicable Work Instructions or Standard Operating Procedures for sample preparation, testing, and equipment.
  • Operate test equipment responsibly and safely and report any issues that need to be addressed.
  • Keep an up-to-date electronic lab notebook with observations and results.
  • Calculate basic statistics on test data and keep accurate records of testing results using Excel.
  • Compile data and conclusions into reports using MS Office.
  • Maintain updated inventory of laboratory materials and supplies.
  • Participation in general lab maintenance activities like 5S, calibration, equipment maintenance.
  • Calibrate lab equipment regularly and maintain calibration records.
  • Identify improvements in test methods, validate them, and update Work Instructions.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and follow through on actions to implement.
  • Contribute new ideas to make the lab a safer place to work.
     

Qualifications and Education Required

  • Associates Degree in scientific field, Chemical Technology focus preferred
  • 2 years experience working in a lab setting, 5 years preferred

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.
We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.
If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.
Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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