Laboratory Technician - Houston, TX

ناشر :

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

القطاع :

Rubber Sector

المسمى الوظيفي :

Laboratory Technician

مكان :

Houston, U.S.

نوع العقد :


ساعات العمل :

Full time

المرتب :

إجمالي الأجر 25000.00 - 35000.00 سنويا


Position Description:  

As a Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing process in one of Goodyear's Chemical manufacturing plants. Goodyear Chemical is a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company which manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. You will also promote safety, environmental stewardship and housekeeping throughout the facility. 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Gather and analyze in-process and finished product samples to provide quality assurance and process control information for the manufacturing process using specific laboratory test methods and techniques 
  • Perform routine maintenance (e.g., change septums, gas cylinders) 
  • Run miscellaneous test methods (e.g., specific gravity, Brookfield viscosity, refractive index, flow index, density, melt point) 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to comprehend and employ both written and verbal instruction 
  • Abide by safe work standards including Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights and/or confined spaces when applicable. 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • HS Diploma/GED 
  • Must have completed a minimum of 20 semester hours of college level chemistry including: 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Quantitative Chemistry, and/or 
  • Instrumental Analytical Chemistry 

*Previous experience in instrumental laboratory testing can be substituted for up to four (4) hours of the required chemistry hours 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • BS degree in Chemistry or other science 
  • Previous experience in instrumental laboratory testing 
  • Previous military service experience within a technical specialty  

Candidate Criteria: 

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects 
  • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems, and make decisions in routine and non-routine situations 
  • Commitment to working safely.

This announcement is aimed to both genders and people of all ages and all nationalities.

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