Quality Technician


Health and Safety

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Salary Range

Up to USD18/hr

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Branch Information

Houston, TX - Metro - (USA) 10235 West Little York Road Suite 159 TX Houston , TX 77040



Job Description


Monday- Friday

Coordinate the collection of random samples from production batches/lots. Perform a wide variety of complex testing processes to measure product's physical characteristics. Use highly sophisticated and precise testing instruments.

Following established procedures and guidelines, test and conduct routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in-process, and finished product, using variety of testing devices and procedures to maintain product quality.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty safely, satisfactorily, and in a timely manner.

* Must follow all established safety rules and procedures

* Must demonstrate integrity while performing duties as per company's Code of Conduct

* Perform a wide variety of complex testing processes on production batches to measure product's physical or chemical characteristics. Tests include, but are not limited to, viscosity, weight per unit of measure, flow, gloss, color characteristics (compared with standards), and various other similar tests.

* Maintain and calibrate test equipment

* Maintain records and charts for all products that are checked by the individual.

* Record and report observations or test results in the appropriate QC card or file. The data should be complete and written legibly

* Work with the QC manager, production staff, and development staff to evaluate production or field related problems

* Help identify potential causes of complaints

* Actively engaged in 5S activities

* Helps sustain and improve organization in work areas

* Perform area housekeeping responsibilities

* In addition to performing the above technician responisibilities a level 2 technician must be able to perform the following:

o Evaluate test methods for repeatability

o Assist in calibration plans

o Assist in developing training curriculum

o Assist in developing standard operating procedures (SOP's)

o Ability to participate and aid in root cause investigations

* Knowledge of chemical composition, structure, reactions as it applies to production techniques

* Near vision- ability to read labels and see details up close with or without corrective lenses

* Ability to read, comprehend and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines

* Must be able to score a 32 or lower on a Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Color test

* Must have effective interpersonal skills

* Ability to work independently

* Ability to multi-task and balance priorities

* Dedicated and committed safety leadership and presence

* Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment with exposure to chemical agents

* Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time

* Operation and control- Ability to use equipment to perform duties of job safely and effectively

* Mathematics- Knowledge of basic math including adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, fractions and measurements

* Operation Monitoring- Ability's to watch gauges, dials, or display screens to ensure proper operation of equipment

* Problem solving and critical thinking acumen- noticing a problem and giving input on how to solve it or identify root cause

Education and/or Experience

* Bachelor's degree in chemistry or science or associates degree or 1+ year laboratory experience

* 1-3 years of relevant lab experience

* Microsoft Office skills required (Outlook, Word, Excel)

* Excel skill level intermediate to advanced