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Job Description:

Senior Lab Technologist St Claire, Ontario, Canada

Description Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lab Technologist in St Claire, Ontario

Job Summary

The responsibility of the senior lab technician is to ensure the safe and compliant operation of the laboratory onsite The senior lab technician will be the onsite expert of analytical methods along with laboratory equipment operations Additional responsibilities of the senior lab technician will include developing procedures for test methods, calibration and maintenance of equipment and backfilling laboratory technicians vacation The senior lab technician works a 12 hour rotating schedule that requires flexibility and self-discipline to complete the required daily tasks

Key Responsibilities

Follows and ensures compliance with safety procedures

Provide vacation relief for the on shift lab technician

Schedules and performs calibrations and maintenance on analytical systems

Performs in-depth troubleshooting of analytical systems

Monitors analytical systems, evaluates validity of data, applies statistics, interprets results and takes appropriate action

Performs first line troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and IT systems

Monitors and maintains calibration standards and consumable items

Manages raw material and retain samples

Provides technical support for plant and customer issues

Implements and verifies the performance of new equipment

Owns and maintains the sites laboratory procedures

Required Qualifications

Exceptional analytical skills
Strong mathematical (statistics) and computer skills

Have the ability to draft professional reports and procedures

Have the capacity to self manage many tasks along with the ability to teach and mentor

Adherence to all sites, corporate and regulatory standards

Have a positive attitude as a self motivated leader with a team orientated approach

Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks

Have strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills

Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals

Demonstrates excellent decision making skills and the ability to prioritize appropriately

Effectively manages multiple competing priorities

Has strong troubleshooting skills

Has strong written and verbal communication skills

Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site

Strong reading comprehension and listening skills

Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills

Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence

Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment

Strong work ethic

Safety focused

A minimum requirement for this Canada based position is the ability to work legally in the Canada No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position

Physical Requirements

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations

Lift, push, and pull up to 55 lbs

Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting

Stand 50 PERCENT of the time

Walk for extended periods of time

Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders

Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator
Work in an area of intense or continuous noise

Work in an area with hazardous materials

Preferred Qualifications

Have an excellent knowledge of M/S Office Suite, SAP and LIMS
Knowledge of inferred scan technology, GC, and physical property testing

Experience with ISO quality standards

Maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment

Experience training and mentoring co-workers


High School diploma or equivalent and one of the following are required

A related post-secondary school diploma/degree

2 or more years of industrial laboratory and/or manufacturing experience

At Dow, diversity and inclusion are inherent in our work environment We are committed to building a vibrant, diverse and talented employee base and helping each employee grow and develop as part of Dows inclusive global community Dow has an accommodation process in place to support employees with disabilities

About Dow

Dow (NYSE DOW) combines one of the broadest technology sets in the industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company Dows portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care Dow operates 113 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,000 people Dow delivered pro forma sales of approximately $50 billion in 2018 References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc and its subsidiaries For more information, please visit wwwdowcom or follow DowNewsroom on Twitter

Dow Offers

Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http//wwwdowcom/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Petrochemicals
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Feb 2020

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