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Senior Lab Technician

Location: 

Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  439
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

The Sr. Technician role carries out research tasks, designs of experiments, and coordination with technical teams. Perform laboratory experiments and trials, which are designed to evaluate proof of concept prototypes, new materials/ components, and processes. The work may include assembly, debugging, testing and troubleshooting of new materials, products, and process technologies. Provides guidance for Co-op students and lab technicians as needed. Additional duties require operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment within departmental Standard Operating Procedures.

 

Accountabilities

•Strong technical ability, multi-tasked, computer-literate, solid communication skills, accurate/attention to detail, analytical, and self-motivated.
•Works well with all levels of internal technical staff
•Prepare samples for testing according to appropriate protocols and test methods.
•Execute testing and record raw data results consistent with good record keeping procedures
•Write reports, reviews and summaries of tests and experiments performed.
•Present results/findings to key stakeholders.
•Stay updated with relevant laboratory test methods, equipment and industry standards
•Installing and maintaining laboratory test equipment
•Calibrate laboratory test equipment.
•Prepare and pack test samples for consumer use test according to test protocols.
•Conducting all activities consistent with company and departmental policies and procedures.
 

Specific Accountabilities

•Perform experiments and trials, which are designed to evaluate proof of concept prototypes.
•Operate, maintain, repair and troubleshoot existing Lab equipment.
•Assist in maintaining procedures necessary for proper lab operations.
•Provide technical support to other RD&E groups as required.
•Interface with various internal and external personnel including RD&E, Manufacturing, and Quality to coordinate work required and schedules.
•Purchase responsibility for lab equipment and supplies, proper utilization and maintenance of capital assets (Lab) and financial accountability for all projects
•Provides leadership for lab when the Supervisor is unavailable.
 

Required Skills and Experience

•Associates Degree with 3 years related experience or;
•High School degree or general education degree (GED) plus 7 years of work experience
•Perform experiments and trials
•Operate, maintain, repair and troubleshoot existing and new lab equipment and gages.
•Must possess computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
•Proven ability to perform complex laboratory procedures and collect data.
•Interface with various internal and external personnel including RD&E, manufacturing, and Quality to coordinate work required and schedules.
•The ability to work on multiple tasks with a minimum of supervision.
•Good communication, interpersonal skills and report writing ability.
 

Preferred Skills and Experience

•Hands-on experience in the mechanical, metrology, and analytical testing fields.
•Previous leadership skills and experience.
 

Working Relationships & Environment

•Reports to Supervisor/ Manager
•Typical physical requirements of an office environment is necessary
•The work location will be in an Office / Laboratory / Pilot Plant Laboratory / Operational environments.
•Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 


Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover