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QC Compound (Lab Technician)

GITI Tire Manufacturing Chester, SC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Job Summary                  

The QC Compound Laboratory Technician role is responsible for sample management, quality inspection and manufacturing support. This position generally works alongside chemists and other technicians, organizing the lab workspace, maintaining cleanliness of equipment, creating chemical solutions, and performing chemical experiments.

Works with a team that is dedicated to the formulation, processing and evaluation of additives for use in rubber compounds for tire and has full access to state of the art, industry standard capabilities, located in a highly desirable working environment. Will also be responsible for supporting fundamental programs aimed at providing a sustainable competitive advantage in tire performance and/or cost

 Essential Duties & Functions

  • Apply training to regularly isolate and prepare samples for chemical analysis
  • Apply knowledge of various chemical analysis techniques to effectively use and calibrate instruments
  • Manage time and resources to effectively meet expected completion dates for requests
  • Document observations and conclusions in clear and concise notes and formal reports
  • Participate in project updates each week
  • Lab scale weighing, mixing and compounding of polymers with various additives for rubber formulations
  • Curing and physical testing of compounds
  • Documentation and reporting of experimental data
  • Assistance with the development of new testing procedures and predictive capabilities for the assessment of tire tread performance properties, whose needs are constantly evolving
  • Training of team members in newly developed test procedures
  • Promote a safe work environment through work practices
  • Under minimal supervision, employee will perform, coordinate, analyze and monitor quality control and product assurance tests and test results to ensure products meet or exceed quality and reliability, specifications and standards
  • Employee will also generate certificate of analysis and approves all raw materials
  • Enforce and follow company policies as required
  • Resolves less complex problems immediately, while more complex problems are typically assigned to next level
  • Perform other duties of equal or less complexity as assigned or directed by management
  • Engage and retain high-performance standards and elevate level of responsibility and performance

Skills/Qualifications

  • High-level laboratory skills preferred
  • Safe, careful work habits with attention to detail
  • Must be able to prioritize and multi task
  • Must be able to use Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Good communication, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Good verbal and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment recommended

 Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or GED. Prefer Associates degree in Chemistry or laboratory science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in chemical analysis preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of laboratory analytical testing procedures and specific lab equipment required to perform quality testing
  • Knowledge of common lab procedures
  • Ability to learn quickly and to apply knowledge on practical problem solving
  • Experience with precise measurements preferred
  • Experience with various types of chromatography, spectroscopy and wet chemical analysis techniques preferred
  • Experience in and/or willing to learn and apply a variety of sample isolation and preparation procedures
Company Description
Headquartered in Singapore, Giti Tire is a global tire company, fully integrated across R&D, manufacturing, and distribution; serving consumers in over 130 countries around the world.

Giti Tire is committed to integrity, business ethics, and transparency with full responsibility to shareholders. Giti Tire has had 20 years of sustainable growth, always being respectful of the environment and the people who live in it.

Giti Tire opened it's very first North American manufacturing plant in Richburg, South Carolina which began operation in 2017.

GITI Tire Manufacturing

Headquartered in Singapore, Giti Tire is a global tire company, fully integrated across R&D, manufacturing, and distribution; serving consumers in over 130 countries around the world. Giti Tire is committed to integrity, business ethics, and transparency with full responsibility to shareholders. Giti Tire has had 20 years of sustainable growth, always being respectful of the environment and the people who live in it. Giti Tire opened it's very first North American manufacturing plant in Richburg, South Carolina which began operation in 2017.

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