• Chemistry Technician

    Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
    ID
    2018-2397
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Chemistry Technician for testing, sample preparation and delivery/collection of samples and preparation of test reports.

    Responsibilities

    • Analysis of water-physical, chemical and microbiological parameters
    • Analysis of ores and minerals
    • Analysis of water, soil, aggregates, concrete and scale samples
    • Operation of equipment like pH / EC / TDS meters, UV-visible spectrophotometers, ovens, furnaces, incubators, fusion machines
    • Prepare the reagents, standard solution and ensure standardisation of the solution used in the laboratory
    • Handling and storage all chemicals as per the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
    • Managing the calibration of glass wares and the instruments
    • Performance of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests and analysis of other substances as per standard method
    • Issue reports and receive samples to and from the respective entities
    • Involvement in site and field testing with various international standards or in-house procedures
    • Ensure work compliance to ISO 17025 requirements
    • Coordinating with the other technicians in the team to carry out work as per the planning schedule
    • Manual handling of samples
    • General maintenance, cleaning and checking of equipment
    • Working to all HSE standards
    • Interaction with clients during witnessed testing
    • Generating test reports for clients (data entry, quality assurance)
    • Ensuring compliance to all Element Material Technology quality standards
    • Driving to customer site to collect samples and / or conduct testing at their lab on a regular / daily basis
    • Willing to assist in other activities from time to time that may be requested by the department manager to assist in the execution of Element Material Technology annual targets and budget

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Have a diploma / degree in chemistry, biology, or sciences with at least 0-2 years experience in similar role
    • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts if required or necessary
    • Good English communication skills: reading, writing, speaking
    • Good maths skills
    • Knowledge and experience of safe operation of testing equipment and operating in an independent / chemistry / consultant laboratory

    NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

     

    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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