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Lab Technician

Associated Materials
West Salem, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

Alside, a division of Associated Materials Incorporated (“AMI”), is a recognized leader in the home improvement industry. Founded in 1947, Alside is a manufacturer and distributor of vinyl siding and accessories, vinyl windows and patio doors, and fencing and railing products for the residential and commercial remodeling and new construction markets. Alside products are distributed to licensed professional remodeling contractors and home builders through our network of over 100 Supply Centers and also through select independent distributors across the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to be a charter member of the Vinyl Siding Institute, the American Association of Architects, the National Association of Home Builders, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

Job Description

Associated Materials is a billion-dollar company that is vertically integrated and designs, manufactures and distributes building materials through varied distribution channels across North America. In business since 1945 our mission is and has been to provide value added products to our customers in the building trades.

If it goes on the outside of your house, we design it, make it, and distribute it to the professionals in the marketplace. Windows, Siding, Soffit, Gutters, Trim Coil, Roofing, Doors, etc..

Associated Materials is looking for an experienced Lab Technician who would be responsible to support our R&D functions in our Vinyl Extrusion facility in West Salem Oh..

A level of detail for the work includes but is not limited to…

  • Determining and performing tests needed for analysis and performance
  • Recording tests and analysis and then reporting the results and conclusions
  • Organizing and storing samples in accordance with all safety requirements to ensure the safety of personnel and integrity of the samples.
  • Maintaining lab equipment including calibration
  • Staying current on technical and scientific advances relative to the work
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of items, special handling, environmental and safety requirements, and types of materials required.
  • Keeping lab stocked with raw materials used in plants.


  •  Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power point.
  • Understanding of electronic and computerized equipment
  • Able to follow instructions and strictly follow procedures
  • Bachelors or associate degree
  • 3-5 years experience in a lab environment


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Recruiters: Please note that Associated Materials, Alside and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to AMI or any of its employees will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services. Any questions regarding recruiting services of any kind must be sent to jobs at associatedmaterials dot com

Associated Materials


West Salem, OH



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