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Lab Technician

Kelly Services

Shreveport, LA
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Job Title Lab Technician

Jobid US2926JR_24711024

Location: Shreveport, LA, 71133, USA

Description **Job Description**

This is an entry level position and job training is provided. After completion of job training, the Entry Level Lab Technician will be able to demonstrate skills and abilities to perform routine tasks assigned. Accurate completion of assigned tasks impacts operations through the assurance of quality products.

General Responsibilities include:

1) Complete regular responsibilities on time in a proper manner.

2) Assure accurate completion of tests to minimize retests on same sample.

3) Understand and follow lab and company policies.

4) Maintain good relationship with plant personnel contacts.

Job Specifications include:

Complexity of Duties: Duties are limited to routine tasks. Requires the ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

Supervision Received: Direct supervision of Lab Supervisor and/or designated alternate.

Supervision Exercised: None

Impact on Operations: Assurance of quality products is dependent on accurate completion of assigned tasks.

Contacts: Has limited contact with plant personnel.

Environment: This position works primarily in the laboratory areas. Requires good physical, visual and mental attention. On occasion special safety equipment may be required for entry into a hazardous manufacturing area.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education: High School or equivalent education (GED) and satisfactory college level courses and lab work in general and analytical and/or organic chemistry.

No previous experience is required although appropriate hands-on experience may be used to satisfy a portion of the educational requirements.

Required Competencies & Other Skills: Should be able to handle simple arithmetic and algebraic calculations.

Must be self-directed. You will have limited contact with plant personnel.

Should have good eye/hand coordination.

Basic computer operations.

Good communication skills - both oral and written.

Basic analytical skills.

Critical thinking skills.

Ability to work safely.

Ability to get along with others.

Ability to take direction from Lab Supervisor or alternate.


Preferred Experience & Education:

Lab experience/quality assurance:

K.F. Moisture


G.C. Operation with some trouble shooting knowledge.

L.C. Operation and can recognize if a problem exists.

Release in spec approved product.

Oven Moistures.

Flowable Suspensions


Dilutions (i.e. as in Amine analysis)

Accurate foaming reading

Operation of basic laboratory equipment

Granular screen analysis

Preferred Competencies & Other Skills: Advanced computer skills (M/S office)

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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