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Lab Technician II - Dart Container - Owensboro, KY

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Company: Dart Container

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Check, test and inspect finished products and raw materials to ensure products and materials meet predetermined standards in a lab environment. Recognize trends, analyze data, perform root cause analysis and statistical process control (SPC) and recommend solutions to quality issues. Testing includes, but is not limited to, analytical and water testing. This includes:

  • measuring in grams or less 
  • using various scales and pipettors 
  • using instruments such as gas chromatography, infared spectroscopy, coulter liquid particle analyzer, EDXRF spectrometers, spectrophotometer
  • various preparation of liquid testing including titrant testing.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Utilize equipment, materials and products to conduct routine quality inspections  to ensure all products meet established specifications
  • Compare the physical characteristics of components, materials, equipment, and products to technical specifications to identify defects
  • Conduct tests, record results, prepare reports and communicate changes that should be made improve quality
  • Recognize trends and analyze data through various lab tests
  • Review quality documentation and enter into database with the highest level of accuracy. 


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • One (1) year of experience performing quality checks via lab instrumentation (GC, IR, EDXRF, liquid particle analyzer, etc) OR
  • High school diploma and twelve (12) credit hours in lab technology or related concentration from an accredited school
  • Excellent visual and color acuity
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to identify issues, compare and analyze data, and investigate discrepancies
  • Experience using ERP or Quality Management System, LIMS preferred
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

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