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Quality Control (QC) Technician 

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Responsible for performing quality control tests on product samples by following established procedures, ensuring that the finished products are within the formulated specifications.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilites (others may be assigned):

  • Conducts tests according to established proceduresImprove and implement test methods to evaluate performance requirements
    • Solids
    • Viscosity
    • pH
    • Grit
    • Particle size
    • Film tests
    • Styrene butadiene ratio checks
    • Surface tension
    • Biological tests
    • Others as requested or required
  • Maintains accurate records of tests on worksheets and computer database
  • Perform weekly calibration checks on lab instruments and records data
  • Perform clerical tasks as required to release shipments to customers
  • Stores retains samples in an organized manner
  • Ability to interpret test results
  • Primary contact with drivers picking up or dropping trailers; including creation and distribution of required paperwork
  • Follows QC and Plant safety rules and regulations; performs all tasks and duties in a safe manner
  • Maintains safe work area by submitting work orders to address any issues
  • Maintains Red Cross First Aid Certification
  • Maintains work area in a neat, clean and organized condition; housekeeping to include trash removal and stock supplies as required
  • Mandatory overtime as needed based upon business needs, including vacation coverage
  • Other work as assigned by the Quality Manager or Shift Supervisor
  • Prepares technical reports as needed
  • Can identify opportunities to drive improvements
  • Interface with new and/or existing customers

Relationships With Others' Jobs:

    • Interact closely with Shift Supervisor and other Plant personnel
    • Interaction with Company Engineers, Customer Service, Logistics and Sales
    • Interact with Drivers

Accountability:

  • Accurate and timely test results
  • Professional attitude and demeanor when interacting with employees and visitors
  • Organized and clean work area

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Be able to work independently and in a team
  • Able to multi task and be flexible (time management)
  • Ability to interpret test results
  • Demonstrates an ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Able to successfully prioritize when faced with requests, demands and deadlines
  • Computer skills (Word & Excel, Outlook)
  • 3+ years of prior lab testing experience
  • Prefer a 2yr/4yr Chemistry degree
  • Prefer ASQ Certification
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral); customer oriented
  • Proficiency in basic math

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to safely handle or manipulate up to 50 lbs (to change out large gas cylinders)
  • Be able to wear all required PPE
  • Be able to climb stairs/ladders
  • Able to work outside in heat/cold
  • Be able to bend, squat, lift arms overhead
  • Be able to sit at a desk for computer work
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time during testing
  • 12 hr shifts on a 2/2/3 schedule

Travel:

Minimal

Reports To:

  • Quality Manager

Benefits:

  • Full time employees are eligible for medical (including HSA), dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, EAP, FSA/DCA, 401(k) with company match and company safe harbor contributions
  • Starting wage $19.73/hr (DOE)
  • EOE

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Mallard Creek Polymers is an Equal Opportunity Employer