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QC Lab Technician
Ref No.: 18-08742
Location: Sparks, Georgia
QC Lab Technician
Sparks, GA
12 Month contract

Hours: 12 hour Day shift (7:00am-7:00pm) rotation, every other weekend

General duties
-Organize and prioritize workload. Independently perform routine and non-routine work, support the QC laboratory in testing all samples, if applicable.
-Ability to coordinate and perform multiple/concurrent tasks in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.
-Coordinate and test raw materials and finished products on a daily basis based upon back logs, customer shipment schedules and/or as directed by management.
-Communicate the backlog of samples to be tested to Manager.
-Communicate work schedule(s) to Manager including weekend work to ensure QC testing does not become excessively back-logged. As a result of back logged samples, must be able to work occasional overtime.In-depth knowledge of test methods, processes, and laboratory equipment for raw material, liquid and finished products.
-Ensure work instructions are aligned with overall company test methods.
-May revise and/or develop laboratory standard operating procedures.If applicable, ability to make retarder to meet finished product specifications.
-Responsible for the inspection/preventative maintenance of all laboratory equipment.
-Need to have knowledge of all lab equipment (vicat apparatus, air jet sieve, screen sieves, scratch testing equipment, weigh scale, hardness tester, and if applicable colorimeter).Quality Information database system : record test data in a timely manner to enable real time SPC charting and analysis.
-Review SPC data/charts identifying unusual trends, may suggest special causes and assist in corrective action.
-Must notify Management of unusual trend(s).
-Ensure open communication regarding SPC trend(s) with other QC laboratory personnel.