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Quality Assurance Lab Technician II - Nights

Company: Sherwin-Williams
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans. This position is responsible for testing production batches according to specific written testing methods and identifying issues of both in-spec and out-of-spec data. The lab technician will interpret results and historical data to ensure the product meets or exceeds customer requirements for quality as well as provide instructions to production personnel regarding adjustments to batches as needed. The technician will be involved in the efficient operation of the lab, general housekeeping, ensuring a safe work environment and will independently perform tasks as outlined by his/her supervisor/manager. Major Tasks: ---Batch approval: Assures that all tests are completed, and results meet all specifications before going to the next production process. ---May assist in training of other lab technicians as needed. ---Enter all batches' data and raw material adjustments into EBR (Electronic Batch Record). ---Generate appropriate paperwork as needed per the customer specifications. ---Gather and send customer samples as required. ---Submit and close out Discovery reports ---Follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) and exercises good judgment and initiatives with little supervision. ---Gather, stock and manage product retain area. ---Utilizes appropriate computer systems to ensure effective testing of products. ---Determines disposition of non-compliant finished goods, such as first case/last case. ---Appropriately assesses and handles non-conforming materials. ---Supports the ISO Management Systems and Safety Systems. ---Maintains inventory of lab supplies, stocks them when received, and requests them when low. ---Identify and communicate product issues to other departments as needed. ---Review batch slip for completeness and accuracy. ---Plans and schedules assignments according to manufacturing priorities to use time efficiently. ---Works cooperatively with other personnel in effectively completing assignments. ---Understands, uses, and can explain approved ITM's (International Testing Method) and quality practices. ---Test in-process finished goods for adherence to stated specifications ---Tests and accepts/rejects finished goods for cleanliness/contamination ---Proficient in operating basic and moderately complex lab equipment. ---Possesses intermediate ability to analyze data, identify, and solve problems. ---Makes hits and adjustments to batches as necessary. ---Utilizes Mill Room equipment for lab work to determine appropriate batch adjustments. ---Ability to assist in the testing of finished goods of all product types. ---Must be able to work a 12-hours a day schedule. ---Knows and willingly practices all safety rules and procedures and participates in the plant safety program including the wearing of appropriate safety apparel. ---Must be able to work overtime as required, with or without reasonable accommodation. ---Perform all job duties as assigned and directed by supervision or management that may not be listed on this job description. ---Perform housekeeping duties as assigned and keeps area and equipment clean. ---Properly handle hazardous waste as part of manufacturing operations, maintenance, raw material handling, and clean-up activities, in order to protect personnel, property and the environment. ---Follow all EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) regulations and guidelines, including RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act). ---Maintain ISO 14001, and ISO 9001 certifications. ---This position will also be classified as a "Hazardous Waste Handler". Refer to the EHS office for specific training and descriptions. o If designated to handle Hazardous Waste 90-day accumulation area, then additional training will be required: DOT HazMat 126F. Basic Qualifications: ---Must be 18 years of age ---Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment visa status ---Must be able to read, write, communicate and comprehend English ---Must be willing to work overtime with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications: ---Experience in a manufacturing environment ---Associates or bachelor's degree in Chemistry ---Previous experience with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Access. ---Proficient in all chemistries (permaclad, polane, and water) ---Previous lab experience (work experience or college laboratory course work) Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

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