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Where the Chemistry Happens… Polyurethane Laboratory Technician (2002776) – Wyandotte, MI
The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for preparing and testing polyurethane formulations in the laboratory using a range of small-scale techniques and pilot scale machines. They will work safely when handling liquid and solid materials to prepare formulation blends, test coupons, and when running test equipment. The Laboratory Technician will contribute to equipment maintenance, writing of SOPs, and maintaining of a safe and clean work environment.
Successful candidate will: Work with the Scientist to design, prepare, and optimize formulations.
Carry out laboratory work independently, from formulation to application testing.
Operate and maintain pilot scale mixing equipment. Generate and record data from laboratory evaluations; report qualitative and quantitative findings.
Contribute to writing SOPs for laboratory tasks and equipment. Keep equipment calibration records. Generate ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the laboratory.
Maintain laboratory safety equipment and lab hygiene standards. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
High School Diploma or GED is required
2 years of experience in a laboratory environment is required
6 months experience of product formulation is required
6 months experience of machine equipment operation (for material processing) required
Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or scientific field is preferred
Experience in chemical and mechanical material testing is preferred
Experience in writing and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) is preferred
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.