Flint Hills Resources is looking for a Lab Technician to work at our ethanol plant in Fairmont, NE. In this role, you will perform daily lab activities and determine whether products meet industry and company set standards including performing lab tests, verifying sample properties, and taking necessary corrective action whenever a product is out of spec.
What You Will Do In Your Role
Test, analyze, and communicate all test results
Perform routine and in-depth equipment maintenance, including calibrations, to ensure equipment reliability
Train Shift Lab Technicians and Production Operators on applicable analytical methods
Participate in procedure reviews and method validation
Support trials for new process additives and/or implement new lab instruments as needed
Provide oversight to all issued Certificates of Analysis (COAs) and understand specifications/regulatory limits for products shipped
Manage lab inventory for consumables and supplies and manage outside services for equipment maintenance
Document and communicate issues regarding quality, instrumentation, and production to appropriate terms
Adhere to all plant health, safety and environmental guidelines,policiesand procedures
This role is subject to pre-employment physical abilities test.
Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping. Standing for extended periods of time, walking up to one (1) mile per day, and data entry while seated for greater than one (1) hour
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (Hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots and hearing protection)
Ability to climb up to 200ft
Ability tolift upto 45 pounds
Ability to push/pull 22 pounds
Able to visually observe lab tests and discriminate subtle color differences to include detecting color changes in red/green hues
The Experience You Will Bring
Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and Excel
Two years of quality lab experience OR Associates degree in science related discipline.
Experience troubleshooting and operating analytical lab instruments
Willingness to work in an industrial plant setting
High School Diploma or GED
Valid and current government issues driver's license
Ability to work overtime as needed
Ability to respond to and provide support on a 24/7 basis for emergency lab issues
What Will Put You Ahead
Experienceoperating andtroubleshootingHPLCs, GCs, ICs
Experience in an ethanol facility
Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
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