Sun Chemical Lab Tech I in Valparaiso, Indiana
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.
At this Union facility your shift will be NIGHTS (6pm - 6am). Duties include sampling, testing, measuring and analyzing results related to raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods. Coordinates with Production to maintain product quality. Responsible for lab equipment repairs, calibrations and standardizations. Provides technical support to Paints and Coatings / Construction business lines as needed. Maintains a clean and orderly lab and office area. Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides assistance to: Impacts:
Laboratory Associates QA Department
Plant Operations Production / Maintenance
Sales Persons R&D Department
Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data in all test systems that support
all manufacturing processes.
Test systems include:
Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict procedures to carry out analysis.
Maintain, repair and operate standard laboratory equipment.
Prepare chemicals, solutions and reagents as required.
Maintain accurate data bases and records:
Other (excel files, etc.)
Maintain quality standards for testing and sampling:
Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
Assist with trouble-shooting / maintaining test systems.
Assist in test method development .
Assist R&D effort
Assist with sample requests (sample gathering and SRF completion)
Assist in training of new personnel
Adhere to safety and environmental regulations
Assist with production and process control functions as needed
Bachelors Degree in a Scientific discipline preferred
High School Diploma required
Prefer 2 years experience in industrial lab setting
Demonstrate an understanding of laboratory operations
Experience using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Good communication / teamwork skills
Passing scores on internal math tests
- NIGHT (6pm-6am)
Sun Chemical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Job Posting Title: Lab Tech I
Job ID: 2020-4426
Street: 4901 Evans Ave
Job Posting City and State: Valparaiso, IN