Quality Control Technician

Gabriel Performance Products, LLC

Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

Quality Control Technician

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2022 revenues of approximately $8 billion from our continuing operations. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 60 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 7,000 associates within our continuing operations. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman is seeking a Quality Control Technician supporting the Advanced Materials Division located in Los Angeles, California. This position will report to the Quality Control Manager.

Job Scope

The Quality Control Technician performs accurate and timely routine testing of lab samples and reporting in accordance with specified technical methods and environmental, health and safety guidelines.

As a Quality Control Technician, you will be responsible but not limited to the following:

  • Perform accurate and timely inspections and testing of samples of raw materials, intermediate and finished goods.
  • Maintain quality control records, including data entry into notebooks, logs, LIMS / Labworks software and ERP / SAP software.
  • Issue timely notifications of nonconforming results as appropriate.
  • Maintain retained samples and prevents detrimental exposures and contamination.
  • Maintain traceability and retrievability of retained samples.
  • Properly replenishes retained samples when running low.
  • Maintain lab instrumentation, equipment and tools in safe and good working condition.
  • Submit service, calibration or repair work orders when required.
  • Be responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of reagents and lab supplies through prompt restocking requests to avoid shutdown.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly workplace in accordance with Company requirements.
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings.
  • Complete periodic quality refresher and environmental health and safety training.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

The candidate must have an unrestricted right to work for Huntsman in the United States.

  • Minimum associate degree of science in chemistry or a related field with hands-on laboratory coursework.
  • Laboratory work experience demonstrating proficiency in wet and analytical chemistry, handling strong acids, strong bases, and organic solvents.
  • Experience with industrial adhesives testing preferred but not required.
  • Experience with mechanical testing is preferred but not required.
  • Working knowledge of safe lab practices. Know-how and Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - Ability to deal with ambiguity and priority setting in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven understanding of day-to-day business activities, reporting and operations
  • Computer literacy. Proficient in MS Office.
  • Knowledge of SAP and retained samples when running low.
  • Strong work ethic and good attendance.
  • Work effectively with other associates.
  • Work effectively under pressure.
  • Follow EHS policies and procedures.
  • Flexible shifts / hours.
  • Interact with other Site Departments (Production, Planning, Inventory Control, Logistics, Customer Service)

Key competencies:

  • Analytical thinker, decision maker, experienced in problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Team player - Diligent, proactive, observant, detailed, organized, and willing to learn.

Starting rate for QC Technician is $33.68/hr. plus $2.00/hr. shift differential for hours worked on 2nd shift. Step progression available based on qualification - minimum of 12 months prior to associate qualifying.

Huntsman offers outstanding benefits which start from Day One.

  • Competitive healthcare, dental, and vision.
  • One additional week of paid time off - on top of vacation.
  • 401k – Huntsman automatically contributes 6% of eligible pay, regardless of employee contribution. In addition to the 6% non-discretionary contribution, Huntsman will match $1 for every $1 you contribute up to a maximum match of 4% of eligible pay.

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation and/or expression or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have facilities national or local.

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All unsolicited resumes presented by recruitment agencies are treated as pro bono information or service.

Huntsman is aware of a scam involving fraudulent job offers. Huntsman does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview. Please be advised that emails from Huntsman always end in “@huntsman.com” and that any job offer that requires payment or requires you to deposit a check is likely a scam. If you have questions about any open positions at Huntsman, please visit our Careers website at http://www.huntsman.com/corporate/a/Careers

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