U.S. Steel, Minntac & Keetac Plants Lab Technician - Quality Assurance in Keewatin, Minnesota
27-Nov-2023 Lab Technician - Quality Assurance 12360BR Minnesota United States Steel Corporation Job Description U. S. Steel is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees. The Utility Technician job is an entry level position and a core component for our workforce as one the of world's largest steel producers. The Utility Technician operates equipment and performs tasks that support the various production and service units. As a Utility Technician you will perform general labor duties that include the use of torches, shovels, and other hand tools. You will also operate some mobile equipment, in a heavy industrial environment. The Utility Technician also supports and assists in maintenance of plant equipment. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for procuring and preparation of samples of product. Perform laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases. Produce accurate and reliable data, interpret results and recommend actions if sample shows flaws. Document all activities, produce detailed reports, and insert and retrieve data. Follow methodologies in carrying out routine tasks and adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines. In addition, maintain work area and equipment. Handle, transports and processes product and materials with the use of basic hand tools. Lifting/transporting pellet samples is required. Works with and around materials that may be hot, heavy or sharp, and hazardous chemicals. Works in various areas of the plant location. Dependent upon the area, environmental conditions can be hot, cold, dirty, greasy, wet, and noisy. Required to work near large industrial equipment. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Working experience as a lab assistant/sampler and must be familiar with automated laboratory equipment. Computer literacy/experience with Microsoft Excel and Laboratory Information Systems Accuracy and close attention to detail with strong analytical judgment. The position requires rotating shift work, which will include Saturdays and Sundays, and holidays. The position requires overtime work as needed. Adherence to safety procedures/guidelines at all times. Safety is our core value which requires you to wear safety protection such as hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective clothing, boots with metatarsal protection, and when necessary, respirator equipment. The position requires punctuality, consistent attendance, and self-direction for the success of the operations. Must pass a pre-employment digital assessment test. This is a safety sensitive position requiring drug and alcohol testing. Competency Summary At U. S. Steel all employees are expected to display the following core competencies every day to advance corporate, team and individual goals: Think: Think Critically and Drive Change Lead: Develop Talent and Collaborate Do: Empower Performance and Deliver Results Company Overview U. S. Steel is a leading steel producer founded in 1901. Today, we're a greener company with an infinitely recyclable product, the world's only LEED-certified steel mill, and an ambitious plan to reduce emissions. We make products that make everyday life possible - automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container, and packaging industries all benefit from our innovation. We show pride in our communities with company-sponsored employee volunteer programs, corporate contributions, partnerships in support of education, scholarships for our next generation of leaders, and many other programs. We are continually recognized for our commitment to our employees, most recently as a Most Loved Workplace (Newsweek 2021- 2022), a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality (Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020-2022), a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index 2021-2022), and World's Most Ethical Companies (2023). It's easy to see why U. S. Steel employees take Pride in Our Past as we Build the Future United by Steel. Conducting business with integrity and with the highest ethical values has underpinned U. S. Steel's success for over 100 years, and it remains critical to our company's success in the future. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status. (California residents may visit regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.) Equal Employment Opportunity U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results focus & accountability. We focus on our customers, driving quality and ensuring cost effectiveness. We promote an environment of respect, transparency and collaboration encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status.