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Inorganic Analytical Lab Technician

Location: Granville, Ohio - United States PURPOSE OF THE JOB As an Analytical Laboratory Technician in the Inorganic group, you will work in a corporate lab servicing the technician needs of all Owens Corning?s business units around the globe. You will prepare samples and complete quantitative chemical analyses on a wide range of inorganic materials. This will include the characterization of the various raw materials used to make glass as well as the finished glass itself. You will be a key player in a team-focused environment. Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500?. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale. Reports to : Inorganic Lab Leader JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrate an unconditional commitment to safety Continuous commitment and attention to safety in the laboratory working environment Dedication to housekeeping, safety meetings, and special safety projects Sample preparation of inorganic materials for instrumental analysis (40%) XRF, AA, ICP sample preparations Work with acids, including hydrofluoric acid Follow detailed methods and procedures; communicate all findings Utilize the LIMS to manage tasks for efficient operation of lab Quantitative Analysis by instrumental, wet chemistry and titrations. (40%) Sample preparation and quantitative analysis of raw materials and glasses Provide quality repeatable and reproducible testing results without errors in methodology and process Maintain instrument and equipment, identify consumables to be ordered Method development and validation and establishment of instrumentation (10%) Utilizing advanced instrumentation with data analysis New characterization methods development and implementation Generate ideas for continuous improvement of lab process or methods JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Associates or 2-year college degree in a science (Chemistry preferred) 3+ years? experience working in a chemical laboratory (Instrumentation: GFAA; Flame AA; ICP-OES; XRF) PREFERRED EXPERIENCE : Bachelors or 4-year degree in a hard science (Chemistry preferred) Analytical Instrumentation is required Working with acids (to include HF) Working knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) preferred not required Ability to pay attention to details and sometimes perform repetitive work Proficiency in software such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) is required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES : Unwavering commitment to safety Strong interpersonal skills Proven success at working independently Proven multitasking and planning / organizing skills Strong oral communication skills About Owens Corning Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company?s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500? company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com . A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we?ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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