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Level 3B Analytical Laboratory Technician 2nd Shif

Company: POLARIS Laboratories
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description At POLARIS Laboratories®, we provide timely testing of the oil, coolant, fuel and grease running through customer's equipment paired with reliable analysis and maintenance recommendations so they can take action to increase overall equipment reliability. We're committed to helping customers save more of their equipment, increase productivity, and avoid unplanned downtime. Purpose The Analytical Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing those tests designated as Specialty Tests, using the associated laboratory instrumentation and equipment. This technician will have demonstrated a detailed, working knowledge of those tests designated as Routine to be considered for this position. The Analytical Laboratory Technician must be able to demonstrate the accurate performance of the assigned specialty tests. Essential Functions

  • Operational knowledge of a production laboratory environment
  • Monitor and interpret data from analytical instrumentation to determine operating conditions during testing
  • Operate multiple instruments simultaneously while monitoring their performance against known specifications
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform sample preparation by method requirements
  • Maintain equipment to standards
  • Ability to meet production goals on a daily basis
  • Consistently meet production goals
  • Perform the preparation and handling of industrial fluid samples
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and perform minor repairs
  • Perform routine maintenance and calibration procedures
  • Help facilitate a "team environment"
  • Assist and/or mentor new employees as needed
  • Help direct workflow when necessary
  • Ability to compute calculations as required during testing
  • Contribute to process and procedural improvement
  • May be asked to assist with development and validation of new test procedures
  • May be asked to assist with qualification and installation of new equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment
  • Become knowledgeable of and adhere to all requirements of the POLARIS Quality System
  • Accountable for adhering to all company policies and procedures
  • Additional duties as required by management Qualifications & Requirements
    • Bachelor degree in a scientific discipline, chemistry preferred. Significant experience within a laboratory environment may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Minimum 2 years experience (degreed) in a laboratory environment operating analytical instrumentation such as IC, HPLC, GC, MS, or other automated chromatographicanalyzers. Production laboratory experience preferred
    • Demonstrate familiarity with general laboratory equipment and procedures, as well as some general reagent chemistry
    • Experience in preparing reagents
    • Experience in trouble-shooting equipment issues and performing minor repairs
    • Demonstrated good laboratory skills
    • Detail oriented and able to follow written instructions
    • Experience with method development a plus
    • Ability to work with potential exposure to hazardous petroleum or chemical products
    • Ability to cross-train on other instrumentation as needed
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Computer literate
    • Basic mathematics skills
    • Lift or move up to 50 lbs.
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to correctly distinguish colors and odors
    • Ensure that all required documentation pertaining to ISO 17025 be adhered to and maintainedAdditional Skills
      • General Lab Safety training
      • OSHA Training
      • HAZMAT Training
      • RCRA training
      • Methylene Chloride training
      • Contingency Plan training
      • POLARIS Quality System training Benefits
        • Medical
        • Vision
        • Dental
        • Life Insurance
        • Short Term Disability
        • Long Term Disability
        • 401k
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Paid Holidays
        • Paid Vacation
        • Personal Time Off
        • Referral Bonus

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