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Lab Technician

Company Name:
FMC Corporation
FMC Corporation is one of the world's leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world's food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.
FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster "The Right Chemistry" in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
Perform physical testing of raw materials, basic extracts, finished products and in-process materials to ensure that products manufactured by the plant meet FMC specifications and regulatory requirements.
Testing
Perform routine product quality tests consistently and accurately according to FMC guidelines, specifications, and regulatory requirements.
Report test results in a timely manner and maintain accurate records of all test results.
Conduct daily in-process testing for appropriate process control adjustments and demonstrate capabilities to look at all process parameters and make recommendation - needing at times some direction. Perform tests to help resolve quality issues and support product quality improvement initiatives. Conduct basic seaweed raw material testing and regular waste water testing.
General Lab Support
Calibrate and maintain basic laboratory test equipment and facilities.
Provide general lab support by ordering supplies and requesting maintenance work orders.
Adhere to the Quality Management System requirements and help ensure that the Quality Control laboratory is ready for internal and external audits.
Safety
Practice safe work procedures and adhere to site safety policies.
Actively participate in safety programs.
Personal Development
Be responsible for seeking out training and development needs to perform job effectively.
High School Diploma; Associates Degree in Science preferred.
Good mathematical skills.
Computer literacy with basic knowledge of Windows.
Basic statistic knowledge preferred.
General laboratory experience preferred.
Physical Requirements include:
Able to move around (walking, standing) at least 75% of working day.
Able to work at a computer terminal about 25% of working day.
Able to navigate in plant to conduct in-process testing <=20%
Able to work 12 hour rotating shift including weekends.
Personal Qualities should include:
Detail oriented.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Good organizational skills.
Work schedule flexibility.
Able to work independently.
EEO
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.
Date: 2014-08-18
Country: US
State: ME
City: Rockland
Category: Biology
Job Type: Full Time

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