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Quality Lab Technician: Kankakee, IL:1700193
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.
The Chemical Plant Lab Technician will provide quality control and assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products, in a safe manner, for the BASF Corp within the scope of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, RCMS Management System in compliance with all certification requirements (ie FSSC). They will also evaluate data using appropriate software to ensure the results meet internal and external specifications. Notify management when testing results do not meet required specifications. Support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities to meet and/or exceed customer expectations.
In addition, the following activities will be performed:
Primary Responsibilities:
Testing and sampling
: Calibrate instruments and standardize solutions according to documented procedures and complete required records.
: Prepare standards and solutions needed to maintain calibration of instruments.
: Complete routine sample analysis following documented methods and communicating with Operators and Shift Supervisors about the quality of material
: Maintain chemical standards documentation and ensure re:certification is completed and documented as needed.
: Participate in laboratory housekeeping and safety inspections
: Assist analytical chemists with analysis of samples and method development as needed
: Prioritizing and managing sample testing.
: Troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
: Reporting atypical sample or equipment behavior to supervisor.
: Additional duties which a Laboratory Technician may carry out include routine chemical reactions or bench:scale tests of plant processes; sample collection in the plant; environmental monitoring; or plant analytical instrumentation maintenance/calibration.
: Assist with lab supply management including restocking lab supplies
Data entry
: Utilizing equipment and data software programs.
: Create SPC charts
: Analyze, interpret SPC charts
: Enter in:process data in LIMS.
: Processing and releasing shipments.
Processing paperwork
: Evaluating raw material COAs versus approved specifications to authorize material into plant using SAP.
: Assist with writing or revising work instructions.
: Auditing quality documents.
: Document non:conformances.
: Generate COAs and review for accuracy.
: Optimize existing procedures
: Manage archival of Quality Documents
: ISO/RCMS internal auditor.
: Implement QA CAPAs
: Trainer for testing, data entry and processing paperwork.
: Participate and make recommendations in safety meetings.
: Maintaining housekeeping.
: Preparation / labeling of samples for shipment.
: Ensure compliance with all assigned training.
: Perform assigned duties as outlined by supervisor, management or designee.
Qualifications : BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Knowledge and Experience


• Location: Chicago, kankakee

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