Greensboro, NC, United States
Entry Level, Bluecollar, Sciences
Job Characteristics: This is an entry-level position. Performs limited and repetitive laboratory operations (in a laboratory or plant) with direct daily supervision. Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative tests according to standard procedures. Assists higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment and in recording data for experiments and procedures. Assists in writing experimental reports, summaries, protocols and appropriate documentation in lab notebook. Performs routine and safety program checks and preventive maintenance on instruments.Education\/Work Experience: Requires a secondary diploma or equivalent. Up to two years laboratory technician or closely related experience is preferred. An associate degree\/coursework in a related field (e.g. lab technician programs, college coursework in science, technology, engineering or mathematics) may substitute for some experience.Independence Level\/Reports to: Performs work under direct supervision and receives frequent instruction. Works on assignments and performs tests that are semi-routine, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Normally reports to a higher-level laboratory technician or the Laboratory Supervisor.Ecolab is seeking a Lab Technician to engage in product development, product line maintenance, and test method maintenance activities. What\u2019s in it For You:The opportunity to take on some of the world\u2019s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environmentsThe ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growthThe support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our bestWhat You Will Do:Provide laboratory support to housekeeping team projects, working with multiple project leaders as needed.Being a member of multi-functional product development teams - supporting these teams through the generation, recording, and communication of laboratory data to the team. Become the team expert in a test method, running tests for the team when required and working to improve the precision and accuracy of that method through statistical experiments.Leadership of small, tactical projects including product improvements, costs savings, and regulatory-required reformulations.Minimum Qualifications:2 year Technical DegreeExperience working in a lab environmentExperience in experimental design and analysisExperience working with statistical softwareIntermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office SuiteNo immigration sponsorship available for this rolePreferred Qualifications:Practical understanding of chemistryStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to multi-task and work independently
Website : http://www.ecolab.com/
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.