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VIVA USA Inc Senior Lab Technician in Beaumont, Texas

Req Ref No: SRTXSL2611 Location: Beaumont, TX Duration: 6.0 months Description Description: The Senior Technician will contribute to upkeep of lab equipment and materials. Create and effectively manage documentation related to research and perform lab-based chemical tests. In this role, you will utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. Conduct testing on raw material, in-process and finished materials using analytical instrumentation and wet chemistry methodology Maintain and make general repairs to quality equipment and instrumentation Assist the EHS team with waste manifest and other required documentation for waste shipments Lab scale polymerizations Perform routine and non-routine sample analysis Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs Maintain the quality system as established by the Quality System Manual, audit the quality system for effectiveness Maintain a safe and clean work space by following Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) programs and procedures and to ensure compliance with regulations. This list is not all-inclusive and may include other duties as assigned and necessary for the operation and management of the shift and overall plant Requirements: Qualifications/Requirements: High school diploma / GED Minimum of 1-year experience in a Quality control lab and/or minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment. Desired Qualifications: Associates degree in Chemistry or Environmental Health with laboratory experience Working knowledge of SAP Experience working with lab equipment such as Gas Chromatograph, HPLC, FTIR and Atomic Absorption Knowledge of wet chemistry methodology including automated titrations, Brookfield viscosities, solid analysis and reagent and standard preparations. Knowledge of waste management regulations and guidelines Mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn general repair and maintenance of QC equipment HAZMAT, RCRA and DOT training Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously Knowledge of ISO standards, quality procedures and audit techniques Knowledge of Quality Control concepts and their application Strong oral and written communication skills Self-starter, team player Strong math and computer skills Note : Ability and willingness to work a rotating schedule: Days: 6 am – 2 pm; Evenings: Mon- Thurs 2 pm- 10 pm on Fri it’s 1:30 pm – 9:30 pm, and Midnights: 10 pm – 6 am. Schedule rotates every week. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.