Lab Operator - ReqCode 12-HNR-004
Emerald Performance Materials - Henry, IL
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Emerald Performance Materials is a leading producer of polymers and performance materials that serve niche industrial end-market applications including the food and beverage, automotive, textiles and paper, personal care and household products, coatings and graphic arts, aerospace, and defense industries. Our company is poised for growth, building upon core businesses that have a long history in the markets we serve. We take pride in our reputation in supplying products that are often recognized as the benchmark in the industry for dependable technology, quality and service. Emerald is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
For information on Sun Capital Partners, Inc., visit their website at www.suncappart.com/.
Job ResponsibilitiesFollowing established procedures, perform the following:· Provide analysis of raw materials, in process and finished products using a variety of chemistry and instrumental techniques. · Use appropriate computer software to enter, obtain and communicate analytical results.· Perform direct readings of various laboratory instruments, including balances, pH meters, color analyzers and thermometers.· Operate, maintain, and verify calibration for standard laboratory equipment (including, but not limited to, titrators, balances, pH meters, ovens, gas chromatographs, liquid chromatographs, viscometers and spectrophotometers).· Provide support developing analytical test methods when necessary.· Provide support for special projects when necessary.· Develop and maintain laboratory procedures.
· Bachelor degree in chemistry or clinical lab
· 2 years of relevant analytical lab experience, preferred
· Knowledge of basic analytical testing techniques
· Must be familiar with equipment and instrumentation common to the laboratory work area and with using computer software in running tests