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2nd Shift Ink QC lab Technician (Wilsonville, OR)
Ref No.: 17-04743
Location: Wilsonville, Oregon
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/25/2017 to 09/21/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­2nd Shift Ink QC lab Technician to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Wilsonville, OR.

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Job Title: 2nd Shift Ink QC lab Technician
Work Location: Wilsonville, OR
Duration: Long-term contract
Hours: 2:15 PM – 10:45 PM
Education/Experience Required: 4 year degree, B.S. Chemistry preferred

Job Description:
  • As a member of the Solid Ink Manufacturing Engineering team, you will prepare chemicals and perform laboratory work and testing in support of Solid Ink Manufacturing operations, Solid Ink Development and Solid Ink Engineering activities.
  • Perform quality control inspections on purchased and manufactured materials to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Conduct lab analyses utilizing analytical equipment such as Viscometers, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Particle Size Analyzer, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer, Conductivity Meters, Moisture Analyzer and more.
  • Utilize standard laboratory practices to precisely measure solids and liquids to create samples for analysis.
  • Work with solvents such as IPA, Acetone, Toluene and Butanol. Run a solvent recycler periodically.
  • Report test results in electronic database. Make pass/fail decisions based on established specifications.
  • Communicate non-conformances to Production, Engineering and/or Supplier Quality Engineering.
  • Run instrument standards, reference samples and controls per established procedures.
  • Track quantity of lab supplies and work with planning and material handlers to order supplies as needed.
  • Complete small-scale builds (inks, epoxies, resins, etc.)
  • Maintain accurate documentation and records.
  • Comply with applicable Xerox requirements for maintaining ISO9001, ISO14001, and regulatory certification.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace. Clean lab ware and countertops after use.
  • Meet or exceed targets for analysis turnaround time and data accuracy.
  • Support various developmental initiatives and reliability projects.
  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of groups and individuals.
  • Wear designated PPE (personal protection equipment) when required. PPE includes lab coat, half-face respirator, thermal arm and hand protection, and safety glasses and more. All PPE is provided.
  • Follow safe work behaviors and promote a safety culture.
  • Assist in projects (safety, environmental, reliability, business continuity, etc.).
  • Participate in training / development opportunities.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong math and statistical analysis skills.
  • Experience with control charts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent communication and team work skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work with and interact with other departments.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize incoming work.
  • Ability to take instructions through electronic communications.
  • 2 – 5 years of experience working in a lab environment preferred.
  • 4 year degree, B.S. Chemistry preferred
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