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Date: Apr 11, 2018

Location: Lewisville, Texas, US, 75057

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 36402

 

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Estane® Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

 

The Senior Quality Control Technician is responsible for testing incoming raw materials, in process testing for concentrates, and finished products for shipping, as well as closing batch tickets.  This position is also responsible for the coordination and organization of activities within the Quality Control laboratory.

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Leads and coordiantes testing activities with the department.
  • Prioritize working documents and batch ticket testing/releases.
  • Work directly with manufacturing, technical, and other departments to determine root causes of internal and external issues related to product quality.
  • Coordinate product non-conformance reports, corrective action reports, and documentation for customer complaints and supplier defects.
  • Provide timely and appropriate correspondence to customers and sales regarding quality concerns.
  • Prepare data analysis about quality information and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Keep management team updated on significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and actions being taken to improve situations.
  • Particiapte in interdepartmental meetings as the QC representative, document action items, and communicate results to the team.
  • Validate laboratory processes and procedures.
  • Test and release raw materials, mediums, and finished products using laboratory equipment.
  • Follow identified specifications and standard operating procedures regarding quality approvals of raw materials, mediums, and finished products.
  • Issue and proofread COA and SDS for the existing products, including generating templates for new customers, approving templates and creating documents.
  • Clean tech-ware and calibrate instruments daily by following the procedures as required.
  • Enter testing data and close batch tickets and purchasing orders in database.
  • Make bar-code labels for products and raw materials when need.
  • File batch tickets and keep retains.
  • Maintain the micro samples receiving log and submit samples for testing.
  • Provide support for investigation of nonconforming batches.
  • Perform daily housekeeping in the warehouse to ensure a safe, clean work environment.
  • Aid in providing ongoing audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree Chemistry or technical degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 3-5 years quality control laboratory experience (or equivalent) in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1-2 years leadership experience
  • Possess a technical understanding of quality control tests and their relationship to the manufacturing process and/or customer processes and applications.
  • Proven demonstration of process improvement and mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of safe lab practices, lab techniques and quality management principles.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Posess time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
  • Good organizational skills, verbal/written communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong MS Office products knowledge and skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
  • Must be able to frequently:
    • Bend over – 5%
    • Sit – 35%
    • Walk - 30%
    • Stand - 30%

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Project management experience.
  • Previous direct customer interaction.

 

Located 25 miles outside of Dallas, Texas, Lewisville is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Known as the “City of Expanding Horizons”, Lewisville is a flourishing suburb and a recreational hub for the DFW community, offering Lewisville Lake, a 30,000 acre mecca for those who count boating and fishing amongst their hobbies. Lewisville is not only for those who enjoy outdoor activities; the city also offers a diverse population, who has created a burgeoning dining and arts community. The ML Grand Theater located in Lewisville’s charming Old Town provides a venue for the areas various artistic performances. In addition to several libraries and parks, Lewisville also boasts a thriving golf community, with several golfing facilities catering to all skill levels. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, just hop on the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) A-Train, which links Lewisville to Dallas in one convenient and affordable ride. Dallas is one of the most exciting and economically lucrative metropolises in the US. One can enjoy the world-renowned Dallas Museum of Art, as well as the unique and historical Deep Ellum and Bishop Arts District neighborhoods. Once done perusing art, one cannot miss paying a visit to the upscale Galleria Dallas. Featuring over 200 stores and an ice skating rink, the Galleria has something to engage the entire family. When famished from shopping, Dallas offers some of the best-rated steak restaurants in the country. But if beef is not your forte, there are plenty of fusion restaurants serving fare as diverse as the city‘s population. With its thriving economy, temperate weather, vast array of activities and close proximity to DFW International Airport, working professionals will find a welcome home in Lewisville.

 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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