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Laboratory Technician (Manufacturing Industry)

Valence Surface Technologies Gardena, CA
  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Valence Surface Technologies is currently hiring a Lab Tech for our Los Angeles facility.

Essential Functions:

· Create monthly lab orders for physical testing

· Scribe / create metal specimens for testing

· Track both physical and analytical tests to ensure they are performed within the required time frame.

· Perform both analytical and physical tests.

· Create test reports to outline the testing procedures and results of internally performed tests.

· Perform clerical duties to file lab orders, test certs, chemical certificates of analysis, metal specimen certificate of analysis, purchase orders, etc.

· Review testing records / logs for accuracy of results and to ensure results are within shop control and specification limits.

· Operate precision equipment properly and safely to perform required analytical and physical tests.

· Review and monitor tank temperature recording program to ensure solution temperatures of process tanks stay within customer required ranges.

· Tag out process tanks when needed due to out of range concentrations, temperatures, etc.

· Communicate with shop personnel to inform shop employee’s of issues with tanks, test specimens, and/or operation of baths.

· Handle glassware used for analytical testing, know how to use precision measuring glassware for analytical testing, and perform proper cleaning procedures to prevent cross contamination issues between testing mediums.

· Make chemical additions to process tanks when required.

· Adhere to all safety procedures and know how to use all personal protective equipment, first aid kits, eye wash stations, and other safety devices.

· Monitor shelf life of materials used for both laboratory testing and bulk chemical additions to process tanks.

Minimum Requirements

G.E.D. / High School Diploma

Valence Surface Technologies

Why Work Here?

Lots of room for growth!

BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER. Why work at Valence Surface Technologies? The reason is simple: if it can fly, we helped get it there and bring it back home safely. Valence specializes in product finishing for mission-critical aerospace parts. With a location at every major aerospace hub in the United States, we are the largest independent product finishing company in the country. With over 1,100 employees, over 550,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space and handling over 15 MILLION parts per year we are simply the biggest and best at what we do. Whether you’re looking for a start in the aerospace world, or an established successful business in which to flourish, grow and aspire to the very best you can be, Valence can help you get there. JOIN THE VALENCE FAMILY. At Valence, our people matter to us. Valence offers opportunities to grow and achieve promotional opportunities; best in class benefits and insurance; training, certifications and formal education reimbursement options; competitive wages and bonus plans plus opportunities to visit other Valence facilities and meet the other members of our family; and so much more. Visit us at and learn how you can become a member of the Valence family and join one of the most exciting and stable industries in the world, the Aerospace world!


Gardena, CA