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Dow Chemical Analytical Technician in Carrollton, Kentucky

Analytical Technician

Job Detail

Date Posted:Mon, 07 Jun 2021

Position:Analytical Technician

Schedule:Full time

Job Number:R2014892

Primary location:

Country:United States of America

State/Province:Kentucky

City:Carrollton (KY, USA)

Description

Dow has an exciting opportunity for anAnalytical TechnicianinCarrollton, KY.

Job Summary:

Supports manufacturing operations by conducting laboratory analyses and evaluating results, as needed, which provides critical data. Prepares samples and performs basic calibration, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and methods. Uses data systems to acquire data and monitor analytical system performance. Reports results to clients. Requires broadened technical skills in analytical/scientific methods or operational processes to perform a defined array of activities. May act as an informal resource for team members with less experience.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Performs routine analyses.

  • Collects samples according to the Sample Plan.

  • Prepares basic calibration standards.

  • Performs basic calibration and preventative maintenance of analytical systems.

  • Evaluates validity of data, applies basic statistics, interpret results and takes appropriate action.

  • Monitors analytical systems, identifies problems, conducts first-line troubleshooting and escalates as appropriate.

  • Documents, communicates and archives analytical results and calibration data.

  • Follows EH&S and operating discipline management system (ODMS) procedures and practices for work tasks.

  • Suggests improvements to lab work processes and tools.

  • Escalates non-routine requests to appropriate team member for follow-up.

This role will have an assessment to complete during the application process. Please allow 30 minutes - 1 hour to complete the assessment at the time of application. You will not be able to save your application for later. Even if you have taken this assessment before please click on the link. An assessment is required for each position you apply to.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following: 6 months or more of relevant analytical laboratory experience OR an Associate’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, or related science.

  • Able to work overtime as needed.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Physical Requirements:

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting

  • Stand at least 50% of the time.

  • Walk for extended periods of time

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator.

  • Work in an area with hazardous materials

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Upper Secondary Education coursework in chemistry or related coursework.

  • Experience using GC, LC, AA, FTIR, and viscometry.

  • Experience with SQC.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Have strong Interpersonal, Facilitation, and Organizational skills.

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision making skills and the ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Has strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Has strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Safety focused

Dow does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom (https://twitter.com/DowNewsroom) on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available onwww.dow.com.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-800-523-3945.

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