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Lab Technician I (2nd shift)

Company: BASF Corporation
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.DescriptionAt BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Large Best Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!Lab Technician (2200044)- Houston, TXWhere the Chemistry HappensWe are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the timely analysis of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products to verify conformity to specifications and activities related to batch manufacturing operations at the Houston site. We are in search of a safety conscious, dedicated, energetic, team oriented individual to become part of a dynamic work environment contributing to a successful Polyurethane Systems business.This is a 2nd shift position with hours of 2 pm - 10:30 pm Monday - FridayFormula for SuccessYou will actively participate in EHS initiatives and compliance; including adherence to established safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.Utilizing your laboratory knowledge, you will perform required testing on in-process batch samples and finished goods to determine if product specifications are met and operate auxiliary lab equipment (Band Saw, Water Baths, Centrifuge, etc.) as required to prepare and test batch performance against specifications.Your superior communication skills will serve you well as you work closely with other lab shift technicians and production operators to perform lab testing requirements and communicate results.Demonstrating your proficiency in laboratory quality compliance, you will monitor and review instrument controls using routine instrument checks through calibration, verification, and/or validation.Utilizing your proficiency in SAP QM, Microsoft Office, and Minitab you will maintain daily input of data management systems for COA generation, quality release, root cause analysis, NCM investigations and trend reporting.You will modify and validate work procedures as required to ensure proper documentation of lab activities, inclusive of logbooks, databases, check sheets, worksheets, etc. and develop or modify laboratory procedures as required to maintain safe work conditions and meet continuous improvement targets.Your commitment to workplace safety will be critical as you will be required to comply with safety procedures such as Safe Work, Management of Change, good housekeeping, and incident reporting/investigation.Train new employees on lab activities and perform other job non-routine or specialized duties as needed may be assigned.Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You---Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs, and unique opportunities we offer to support you-the whole you-in all stages of your life and career. With you @BASF, you create your own chemistry.The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalentIngredients for Success: What We Look For in You---Basic QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED required2 years of experience working in a laboratory setting required2 years of experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) requiredPreferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree in a technical major is preferredSAP experience is preferredProven problem-solving skills and Analytical skillsGood organization skills with an ability to manage priorities and multi-taskGood verbal and written communication skillsWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

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