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Chemical Lab Analyst-1st shift

Company: Materion
Location: Newton Highlands
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*You will have the opportunity to: *

* Work with _Lab Analyst II, Sr Lab Analyst,_ and the department lead to receive training, use the QMS software to access and acknowledge training documents and work instructions. Provide some basic/intermediate training to other lab personnel on analytical methods and practices when required.
* Comply with all procedures and good laboratory practices.
* Follow standard procedures regarding sample preparation prior to instrumental analysis; this entails using rolling and cutting equipment, very accurate weighing of samples, hot plate acid digestion of samples, and accurate dilutions among other common laboratory procedures; attention to detail is a key requirement.
* Perform testing and data recording for provided samples using the following techniques (not necessarily a complete listing):
* Metallography
* Tensile Testing
* Tap Density
* Hardness Testing
* SEM/EDX (and Image Analysis)
* Perform basic cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
* Maintain a safe, clean work environment, including the handling and movement of bulk acids.
* Participate in lab projects, including process improvement projects and safety projects.
* Proficient in the use of advanced Excel functions, LIMS (including maintenance of functions related to daily operations), SAP and other standard office software.

*QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: * _To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed on the next page are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._


* Preference will be given to candidates with a two- or four-year degree (preferably in a STEM field).
* High school diploma, technical school, or GED required at a minimum, coupled with 2 or more years of relevant analytical experience.

*TECHNICAL SKILLS: *The individual must be able to perform the following:

* Basic mathematical calculations
* Read basic customer specifications
* Understand ASTM standards with guidance
* Follow directions to fulfill requirements for ISO 17025 accreditation

*LANGUAGE SKILLS: * As this role requires effective communication with other employees and the comprehension of customer specifications and other technical documents, the individual must be very proficient in speaking and writing the English language.

*REASONING ABILITY: * Sound decision making skills are a pre-requisite. Also, the individual must be able to take decisive action based on limited input and also determine when a decision requires supervisory input.

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * _The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch. Specific visions abilities required by this job include close vision. Good manual dexterity is required for the completion of precise and accurate tasks in a repeatable fashion.

*WORK ENVIRONMENT: * _The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to low concentrations of fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. All such exposures are customarily within limits established by federal and state regulatory bodies. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. Use of PPE is required to perform certain job functions.

"*The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).*

*The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction. Please understand that any job offer that requires approval of an export license will be conditional on Materion's determination that it will be able to obtain an export license in a time frame consistent with Materion's business requirements."*


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $21.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Newton Highlands, MA 02461: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: One location%22574899%

Keywords: Materion, Boston , Chemical Lab Analyst-1st shift, Professions , Newton Highlands, Massachusetts

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