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Quality Control Technician
Ref No.: 18-00802
Location: Bay Point, California
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First, Second
Job Category:Research & Dev
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
 
Contract Assignment in Bay Point, Ca

Pay Rate $22.00/hourly

*Candidates cannot begin assignment until drug and background screenings have been successfully completed.*

To apply email resume to Ashley.Sharp@onboardusa.com and reference job # 7164
 



Responsibilities:
• Inspects and decides accept/reject status of incoming raw materials, semi-finished goods, and finished goods according to defined instructions, procedures and methods.
 • Performs and interprets results of chemical analytical tests including but not limited to:
o DSC reports (differential scanning calorimetry) o HPLC chromatograms (high performance liquid chromatography) o FTIR spectra (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy) o Rheometer reports o Auto titration curves
• Performs and interprets wet chemical and physical testing including but not limited to: o Density measurements o Titration o pH
 • Performs and interprets results of mechanical tests including but not limited to: o Micrometer and caliper measurements o Durometer o Tensile strength o Compressive strength o Modulus of elasticity o Extensometer offset and strain o Climbing drum peel
• Performs and reports calculations using basic arithmetic.
 • Uses MS Excel to chart results using the tools of SPC (statistical process control) & SQC (statistical quality control) to analyze and interpret data.
 • Records data in lab notebooks, process documentation, computer databases such as SAP, and creates professional test reports.
 • Maintains lab equipment in proper working order and performs verifications.
 • Troubleshoots instrumentation failures.
 • Reviews and provides recommended improvements to QC standard laboratory procedures (SLPs).
 • Participates in measuring system analysis testing.
 • Participates in customer and regulatory audits. • Participates in continuous improvement efforts.
 • Identifies root causes for testing related out of specification results.
• Complies with all Safety, Health, and Environmental rules, procedures and regulations.
 
 
Qualifications:
Reporting directly to Quality Control Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician is responsible testing chemical, physical, and mechanical properties of materials to determine conformance to standards and specifications.
Education & Professional Requirements
• Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, or related degree and 3-5 years’ laboratory experience • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically excel tabling and charting. Lotus Notes, SAP, and other database experience preferred
. • Experience with analytical equipment, wet chemistry techniques, and/or mechanical testing apparatuses
. • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and ability to drive projects to desired results.
• Sound communication skills, focused on problem solving and interdepartmental teamwork.
 • Ability to balance changing priorities in a dynamic team environment.
 • Desire and ability to work on requested shift.
 Training rotations may occur on a different shift than the application states, and can take 1-3 months to complete. Shifts may include 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts as well as weekends. Please see detail in posting. • Strong commitment to safety, with demonstrated investment in safety improvement activities
Physical Requirements • Work with and around hazardous materials, chemicals, and equipment
• Frequently sit, view a computer screen, and type on a keyboard for extended periods of times.
• Stand continuously and walk frequently during the shift.
• Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Tool use including operations requiring dexterity in hands
 • Specific vision abilities required by this job