Kelly Services Laboratory Technician in Greensboro, North Carolina

Lab Technician, Greensboro, NC

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Greensboro, NC.

Projected Duration : 9 months

Type : Contract

Pay Rate : Up to $24 /hr

Hours: 3rd shift. 05:00 PM-03:30 AM [Lunch: 11:00 PM-11:30 PM]


  • Position within the Organization: The position is a senior level position and will report directly to the Quality Supervisor.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform batch testing, raw material testing, and batch adjustment calculations for all materials. Evaluate results of tests conducted and approve those that meet all batch acceptance-testing specifications.

  • Work Environment: This position is responsible for a variety of routine and non-routine laboratory operations. Duties will include routine testing of raw materials and production samples. Uses variety of laboratory glassware and instruments requiring a high degree of acquired skills. Required ability to set up and operate special instruments following manufacturer’s instructions with limited supervision. May assume full responsibility for minor projects.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis on finished goods using a variety of lab equipment.

  • Conduct sampling and testing of raw materials, in-process product, and finished product as defined by quality specifications.

  • Ensure all product and raw material testing is completed in adherence to guidelines established in the QATM and quality system operating procedure.

  • Precisely document test results on quality control records and maintain records in accordance with department and company specifications.

  • Determine and appropriately communicate disposition of materials tested as defined in the material specifications and quality system operating procedures.

  • Prepare standard reagent solutions.

  • Calibrate and ensure proper maintenance of all laboratory equipment, as needed.

  • Follow all safety and housekeeping procedures.

  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the laboratory by using 5S principles

  • Ability to work different shifts and overtime to meet manufacturing needs.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with Biology, Food Science, and other technical disciplines also considered.

  • Associates degree in Math or Chemistry.

  • No immigration sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.

  • Background Required:

  • Mainframe and or PC experience and computer literacy

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to work overtime and weekends to meet manufacturing needs.

  • Ability to work various hours and 12 hour shifts to compensate for other lab techs vacation and personal days

  • Background in chemical plant safety.

Background Preferred:

  • 2+ years Laboratory Technician experience

  • Previous experience in or knowledge of plant quality control practices and wet chemistry

  • Strong computer literacy including extensive skills with experience in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MRP Software, and strong familiarity of Window’s based programs.

  • Knowledge of basic statistical principles.

  • HPLC, GC, FTIR or other instrument training

  • Knowledge of QC practices and quality assurance tools

  • Familiarity and experience with ISO-9000 certification

  • Experience in the specialty chemical industry or related industries such as food processing, pharmaceuticals, or health and hygiene products.

  • Experience working with detergent chemistry, raw materials and finished goods which are relevant to Ecolab's business.

  • TQM orientation.

PPE – Must have steel toe/composite toe with slip resistant shoes, which are not provided. All other PPE is provided.

If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.

Lauren Rogers, Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter

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