Quality Lab Techncian

Kankakee, IL 60901

Posted: 03/31/2023 Job Number: 23516737

Job Description


As a Quality Laboratory Technician for Kensing, you will be a valuable part of the site quality group and a member of our unionized work force.

The Quality Laboratory Technician will provide quality control and assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products, in a safe manner, within the scope of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, RCMS Management System in compliance with all certification requirements (ie FSSC). They will also evaluate data using appropriate software to ensure the results meet internal and external specifications. Notify management when testing results do not meet required specifications. Support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities to meet and/or exceed customer expectations.

  • Testing & sampling
  • Calibrate instruments and standardize solutions according to documented procedures and complete required records.
  • Prepare standards and solutions needed to maintain calibration of instruments.
  • Complete routine sample analysis following documented methods and communicating with Operators and Shift Supervisors about the quality of material
  • Maintain chemical standards documentation and ensure re-certification is completed and documented as needed.
  • Participate in laboratory housekeeping and safety inspections
  • Assist analytical chemists with analysis of samples and method development as needed.
  • Prioritizing and managing sample testing.
  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Reporting atypical sample or equipment behavior to supervisor.
  • Routine chemical reactions or bench-scale tests of plant processes
  • Sample collection in the plant
  • Environmental monitoring; or plant analytical instrumentation maintenance/calibration.
  • Assist with lab supply management including restocking lab supplies
  • Data entry
  • Utilizing equipment and data software programs.
  • Create, analyze, and interpret SPC charts
  • Enter in-process data in LIMS.
  • Processing and releasing shipments.
  • Evaluating raw material COAs versus approved specifications to authorize material into plant using SAP.
  • Assist with writing or revising work instructions.
  • Auditing quality documents.
  • Document non-conformances.
  • Generate COAs and review for accuracy.
  • Optimize existing procedures
  • Manage archival of Quality Documents
  • ISO/RCMS internal auditor.
  • Implement QA CAPAs
  • Trainer for testing, data entry and processing paperwork.
  • Participate and make recommendations in safety meetings
  • Maintaining housekeeping.
  • Preparation / labeling of samples for shipment.
  • Ensure compliance with all assigned training.
  • Perform assigned duties as outlined by supervisor, management, or designee
  • Additional Duties as assigned

  • Required Education: High School Diploma and/or GED
  • Preferred Education: Associates Degree in Sciences or 2 Year technical degree in analytical testing or relevant experience

  • 3+ Years of experience working within QC Production lab environment
  • Developed understanding of general chemistry and laboratory safety
  • Understanding of quality assurance and quality control
  • Basic math and statistics
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficiency in SAP is preferred

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Jeffrey Crowell
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Jeffrey Crowell specializes in recruitment process outsourcing.

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