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Manufacturing Quality Laboratory Technician

INEOS Styrolution
sick time, tuition reimbursement
United States, Ohio, Addyston
356 Three Rivers Parkway (Show on map)
December 06, 2023
Job Opportunity
Manufacturing Quality Laboratory Technician
Addyston, OhioUnited States (US)
We Have Great Chemistry

We believe diversity is perceiving difference; inclusion is valuing it. Without inclusion, we cannot unlock the value that diversity has to offer. Everyone has a seat at our company table. Our employees bring their unique selves to work daily, have a sense of belonging, and contribute to our core values. We have an inclusive approach, which is open and transparent. We respect and value diversity and believe in equality of opportunity. We do this by valuing and respecting cultural differences and welcomingdiversityof thought and perspectives from all our employees.

The Position:

TheLaboratory Technicianis responsible for testing, troubleshooting, and data entry associated with the color, physical properties, and analytical properties of the intermediate and finished products produced at our Addyston site.The work is performed in an onsite industrial Mechanical and Analytical Quality Lab and all tasks have a written procedure to follow.The successful candidate is required to work day and afternoon shifts, including weekends. The rewards are great pay, benefits, and a great company to work for!

INEOS ABS is an affiliate of INEOS Styrolution, with both companies being wholly owned by INEOS AG. The INEOS ABS manufacturing facility produces plastic polymers in Addyston, OH, near Cincinnati.

What you will do:

  • Perform Industrial Lab Quality Control tests on intermediate and finished product (polymer resin) samples provided by multiple Addyston site Process Departments.

  • Test production, intermediate, and finished product samples for properties such as impact, heat distortion, melt flow, tensile, color, viscosity, and gas chromatography using; viscometers / gas chromatograph units / manual titrations / tensile and flex modulus instruments / impact units / heat distortion units / particle size units / melt flow units / spectrophotometers / FTIR unit / UV-Vis unit.
  • Prepare test samples by operating industrial lab molding machines, mini-extruders, and drying ovens.
  • Raw material testing, troubleshooting product quality deviations, and supporting plant personnel with non-routine testing and experiments.
  • Utilizing statistical process control techniques to evaluate the accuracy and precision of laboratory test methods, equipment, and manufacturing unit performance.
  • Operate and troubleshoot equipment and perform testing safely and without negative impact to the environment per laboratory procedures.
  • Participate and demonstrate competence to maintain the lab accreditation.
  • Operate equipment and perform testing accurately per laboratory procedures.
  • On-time completion of required tests and data entry / delivery of test results to applicable parties.
  • Visually color match product using a standard reference material.
  • Completion of statistical process control charting activities.
  • Work with plant and contracted maintenance and safely prepare equipment for repair and calibration.

What you will Bring:

  • High School degree or equivalent (GED).
  • Previous experience in quality or molding machine operation is preferred.

  • Pass company provided Color Tile (colorblind) test.
  • Must pass post offer drug test, fit for duty physical, and background check.
  • Ability to follow procedures on the operation of equipment and performing testing.
  • Ability to apply logic in troubleshooting equipment issues once qualified.
  • Good written, reading, and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail in reporting accurate and valid test results.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Strong work ethic and ownership of one's work.
  • Collaboration skills between multiple individuals and departments.
  • Commitment and delivery of SHEQ compliance.
  • Makes timely and effective decisions using of good judgment.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently standing, walking, working at a moderate pace, and working with others.
  • Occasionally working around moving machinery, requires repetitive motion, reaching at or below shoulder height, utilization of fine motor dexterity, and working at a rapid pace.
  • Infrequently sitting, ascending, or descending stairs, turning handles, and working around noise, with vibratory tools, working around dust/fumes and allergens, and reaching above shoulders.
  • Negligible kneeling/crouching/crawling.
  • Lift and carry 1-10# up to 20 times per shift and 41-50# up to 2 times per shift.
  • Must be able to work shiftwork and wear PPE (such as, but not limited to: FR clothing, steel toed shoes, hardhat) as required.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer monitor and reading.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • This position requires the employee to be always alert, able to concentrate on their task at hand, and not impaired by medications (prescription, non-prescription, illegal or legal substances including alcohol), or any other mental condition which adversely affects alertness, concentration, or judgement.
  • Must not be colorblind. Being able to visually color match is essential.

The Location: This opportunity is in Addyston, Ohio, only 13 miles from Cincinnati, Ohio

We are proud to be a drug-free workplace employer.

Manufacturing Quality Laboratory Technician

Addyston, OhioUnited States (US)

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What We Offer You

  • A safe and drug-free work environment
  • Career development, job progression, and tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment,paid vacation, and sick time
  • A comprehensive health benefits package with low premiums to support employee wellbeing
  • Retirement savings with company match plus contributions
  • Above-market compensation includingperformance-related pay and bonuses
  • Fitness reimbursement to encourage employees to stay healthy and active

Our Company

  • No. 1 global leader in styrenics: Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard, and Styrenic Specialties
  • 3,600 employees worldwide
  • 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customers in 106 countries
  • 6 billion EUR in 2021

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team