Quality Lab Tech Night Shift

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US-NC-New London

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Plans, coordinates, and performs raw material and finished product testing. The testing will involve sampling and mechanical testing to determine standards of performance as it relates to current raw material and finished material specifications. Utilize analytical instrumentation and other equipment as required.



Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:


  • Set-up mechanical and/or electrical testing devices and apparatus in order to analyze raw materials and finished products.


  • Operate testing devices through prescribed sequences; read and record test data and call attention to deviations not indicated or anticipated


  • Actively support, participate in and maintain the integrity and on-going function of the Company and facility’s safety program; ensuring a safe/healthy work environment


  • Perform a variety of functions necessary for the successful operation/facility, as assigned by the management of the Company


  • Responsible for daily testing duties as they relate to melt flow, mechanical testing and Critical Shear


  • Maintain accurate work records and communicate daily activities


  • Maintain laboratory equipment


  • Interface with production and QA to resolve production floor issues as they relate to the recyclable raw material.


  • Carefully test raw materials and finished product in order to adhere to established specification ranges


  • Engage in the daily testing to investigate incoming raw material loads for compliance


  • Ensure regulatory compliance as directed by Quality Systems policies and procedures


  • Generate technical reports summarizing work performed and results obtained


  • Assist with trials on experimental, pilot scale, or production equipment to evaluate new materials, new product designs, and/or process modifications as directed


  • Perform non-routine specialized testing on materials and products as directed


  • Other activities as assigned.




  • One to two years’ experience working in an analytical or QA environment laboratory is preferred but not required



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Mathematical ability


  • Strong lab skills, hand dexterity and proficiency with precision equipment


  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines


  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written


  • Familiarity with computers, good command of Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Good mechanical aptitude



Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required; filing  documents or storing materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds.


  • Ability to read printed data from reports, as well as computer screen and to key data into the computer.


  • The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as eyewear and hearing protection is required where applicable.


  • Must be able to communicate by phone and email.



Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet, cold, hot, and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, the majority of work functions take place in ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.


Candidates for positions with Fiberon must be legally authorized to permanently work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including student visas.


Keywords: manufacturing, labor, production, recycling, plant, extrusion, machine, worker, QA, QC, metrology


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