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Staff Technician Job


Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Research and Development
Posting Date:  Dec 30, 2021

Laboratory Technician - Staff Technician: Analytical Laboratory


Reporting to: Manager - Analytical Laboratory, Americas


Job Dimensions 

  • Work within established safety guidelines
  • Support Quality Management System
  • Provide suggestions for process and safety improvements
  • Provide input on work flow process and documentation for the Analytical Laboratory



  • Perform laboratory duties including analysis using spectroscopic, thermal, chromatographic and rheological techniques
  • Perform support functions for the Analytical Laboratory such as chemical preparation, glassware maintenance, document filing, etc. 
  • Manage Analytical projects with guidance and provide thorough written documentation and summary reports
  • Assist with maintenance of analytical instrumentation as needed
  • Present data to internal and external customers


Context and Environment

This position requires an associate who has the ability to work independently and function as a member of a high-performing team. Work involves  managing time between longer-term projects and unpredictable immediate crises. It requires a natural curiosity with the ability to keep clear and concise records and communication with multiple functions.  The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years in a laboratory setting with adhesive and/or formulation experience.



To provide specialized testing capabilities for Bostik Americas. This involves managing analytical projects and documenting results. This position involves working in a safe manner and assuring that data is repeatable and technically sound.  


Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Associate’s degree in Chemical Technology or related science
  • Laboratory Experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Background in fundamental statistical techniques
  • Ability to function independently and as a member of a high performing team


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. www.bostik.comThe 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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