• Lab Technician I

    Job Location US-NC-DURHAM
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Lab Technician I

    Are you ready to take the lead?

    The Linde Group, is one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We operate in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of $20.13B in 2018. But what makes us great is our people, because they make great things happen. Guided by integrity, Linde employees take pride in what they do, because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.

    At The Linde Group we identify ourselves with our products – either working for the technical or medical gases business. Being a company with a long tradition in the gases business, we not only care about our customers and high quality products, but most importantly about our employees. While working with us, expect a safe workplace, high safety standards and a true commitment from our managers to safety.


    What you will enjoy doing:


    Purpose of the Position:


    The primary focus of the person in this role is to analyze products from packages and/or processes and certify individual critical contaminant levels as specified within customer specifications.  The Lab Technician shall operate different analytical instruments to achieve this goal.


    • The successful individual MUST be willing and able to work in a highly structured work environment with regard to safe and consistent conformance to operating procedures and work practices 
    • Ensure timely throughput of product through lab work queue
    • Comprehensive familiarity with the Lab Scope and all associated lab documentation and procedures
    • Operate required analytical instrumentation (GC’s, FTIR’s, process analyzers, standard blenders, etc)
    • Report problems with analytical instrumentation and assist in subsequent repair(s)
    • Accurately input and document analytical data into all necessary analytical and plant process logs
    • Conforms to ISO 9001:2008 directives included but not limited to policy and procedures.  Strictly adhere to all necessary calibration requirements within all lab operations
    • Through observation of work area(s), is alert to and avoid unsafe behaviours and conditions or other hazards.  Reports any observed hazards to supervisor.  Strictly adheres to all safety policies including, but not limited to HWP, ECP, and LOTO policies
    • Ensure compliance with the formalized written PPE program for all laboratory activities.
    • Participate in ongoing continuous improvement initiatives of analytical process systems
    • Perform statistical analyses of processes as required to meet quality control standards
    • Support investigate of production defects and assist Quality Team in control of Non-conforming material


    Do you have what it takes?



    • Associate's Degree - Chemistry
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in Chemistry



    •  The person should be familiar with the analytical operations associated with liquefied or high- pressure gas products using a GC, FTIR, and process analyzers
    • The individual shall have the ability to support the department towards defined production and quality goals as well as an accelerated continuous improvement program
    • The individual should have experience with SPC/SQC, or other statistical methods of quality measurement and Measurement Systems Analysis techniques 
    • Computer literacy and Proficiency with Microsoft Office and SAP
    • Ability to plan and carry out laboratory schedules independently
    • AS degree preferred, OR 1 year of experience in specialty or electronic gas prduction operations.  Experience in laboratory operations within a production plant environment in a quality assurance function preferred.  
    • Experience with formalized analytical validation programs is desired, as is the knowledge of hazardous materials
    • Hands on GC maintenance, method repair and development, and GC/gas systems troubleshooting experience preferred
    • In lieu of direct analytical experience, experience in specialty or electronic gas production operations qualified at a minimum of Process Technician I


    In return:

    Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.

    Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.


    Apply today @ https://uscareers-lgamericas.icims.com

    Linde is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws




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