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Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services

Tamaqua, PA
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Job Title Laboratory Technician

Jobid US41T8PT_BH1439379

Location: Tamaqua, PA, 18252, USA


Description: The Laboratory Technician will primarily perform routine analytical tests, instrument preventative maintenance, calibrations, and standardizations per written analytical procedures and work instructions; assist in problem solving efforts for safety, health, environmental, and product quality improvements under general guidelines and supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor and Manager.

The position hours are afternoon shift M-F, 8 hour days but some flexible coverage on off-shifts may be required to support the 24/7 plant operations or special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Ability to provide routine analytical support to operation/production units for product quality, environmental, and safety concerns.
+ Analysis of samples, reporting of results, and communication of results to the operations team.
+ Operate and maintain analytical equipment to ensure accurate analytical results.
+ Mechanical skills relevant to perform preventative maintenance tasks/calibrations, assemble, install and operate equipment such as GC, FTIR, ICP/MS, analytical balances, Pipettes, pH meter, moisture analyzers and particle counters.
+ Adhere to and support the ISO 9001 Quality Assurance program at the site.
+ Ability to use hardware and lab analysis software packages effectively to enhance productivity.
+ Ability to function independently and efficiently under the guidance of management and have good communications skills.
+ Ability to recognize existing problems, foresee potential problems, and implement measures to eliminate or reduce the probability of occurrence and/or minimize their impact.
Qualifications/Requirements: - BS degree with major or minor in chemistry or related science field is preferred, or prior laboratory experience.

Preferred minimum of 2 years of experience with laboratory operations, and experience with handling hazardous chemicals toxic, reactive, pyrophoric, corrosive, oxidizer, Fluorine and HF preferred . - Preferred experience working in a clean room environment.

Proficiency in root cause analysis and 6S or equivalent preferred.

Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi task, work as an individual contributor and as a member of a diverse team, a skilled problem solver, and have a strong passion for continuous improvement and quality.

Work hours: train on days min of 30 days. Must be able to alternate days and night shifts this is required. 8 hours shifts. Mon-Friday and weekend on call. **Covering a medical leave through October.**

**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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