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Laboratory Technician

Company: LyondellBasell
Location: Evansville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


Basic Function

As a member of the Laboratory team, you will be responsible for providing efficient and cost-effective routine and non-routine analytical and physical testing on products produced and/or samples generated at this site. Laboratory Technicians are also accountable for working safely, independently, and efficiently while always seeking to implement methods which reduce costs, improve quality, and reduce the potential for injury. You will be accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers, promoting a safe work environment, and carrying out all work activities in compliance with federal and state environmental regulations.

Roles & Responsibilities

--- Promote an environment in which everyone is treated with respect. --- Perform routine and non-routine sample analyses. --- Document, communicate, and archive analytical results. --- Test quality control standards to ensure validity of sample results. --- Create master batches (color and additives) --- Make in-process color corrections. --- Troubleshoot and perform minor maintenance on laboratory instrumentation and equipment. --- Execute routine verifications as required and maintain associated records. --- Participate on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development, and improving the work place environment. --- Candidate will be required to mentor other laboratory technicians when necessary. --- Engage in frequent developmental dialog with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance. --- Fork lift Operation. --- Complete tasks wearing required personal protective equipment which may include fire protective clothing, goggles, face shields, gloves, steel toe boots, hearing protection, respirators, etc.

Min. Qualifications

--- Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalency. --- Must be willing and able to provide overtime coverage. --- Must be willing and able to work occasional plant call-outs. --- Must be willing to work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training, and equipment). --- Must be willing and able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. --- Must be willing and able to work in environments that require frequent bending, reaching, and lifting. --- Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs. --- Pass pre-employment testing including a physical, drug and alcohol screening, and background check. --- Proficient computer skills are required to effectively use requisite software applications.

Preferred Qualifications

--- Polymers testing experience --- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse set of cross functional groups. --- Proven organizational skills and ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. --- Ability to perform job with minimal direction from supervision and identify opportunities to develop self. --- Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a laboratory technician.


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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company's products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or on LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

Keywords: LyondellBasell, Evansville , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Evansville, Indiana

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