Lab Analyst
Materion

Newton, Massachusetts

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


This job has expired.

Job Info


At Materion, everyone is included, respected and offered opportunity to grow. Join us!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work with Lab Analyst II, Sr Lab Analyst, and the department lead to receive training, use the QMS software to access and acknowledge training documents and work instructions. Provide some basic/intermediate training to other lab personnel on analytical methods and practices when required.
  • Comply with all procedures and good laboratory practices.
  • Follow standard procedures regarding sample preparation prior to instrumental analysis; this entails using rolling and cutting equipment, very accurate weighing of samples, hot plate acid digestion of samples, and accurate dilutions among other common laboratory procedures; attention to detail is a key requirement.
  • Perform testing and data recording for provided samples using the following techniques (not necessarily a complete listing):
  • ICP-OES
  • Metallography
  • GDMS
  • Tensile Testing
  • IGA (LECO)
  • Tap Density
  • Hardness Testing
  • SEM/EDX (and Image Analysis)

  • Perform basic cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain a safe, clean work environment, including the handling and movement of bulk acids.
  • Participate in lab projects, including process improvement projects and safety projects.
  • Proficient in the use of advanced Excel functions, LIMS (including maintenance of functions related to daily operations), SAP and other standard office software.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed on the next page are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a two- or four-year degree (preferably in a STEM field).
  • High school diploma, technical school, or GED required at a minimum, coupled with 2 or more years of relevant analytical experience.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: The individual must be able to perform the following:
  • Basic mathematical calculations
  • Read basic customer specifications
  • Understand ASTM standards with guidance
  • Follow directions to fulfill requirements for ISO 17025 accreditation

LANGUAGE SKILLS: As this role requires effective communication with other employees and the comprehension of customer specifications and other technical documents, the individual must be very proficient in speaking and writing the English language.

REASONING ABILITY: Sound decision making skills are a pre-requisite. Also, the individual must be able to take decisive action based on limited input and also determine when a decision requires supervisory input.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch. Specific visions abilities required by this job include close vision. Good manual dexterity is required for the completion of precise and accurate tasks in a repeatable fashion.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to low concentrations of fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. All such exposures are customarily within limits established by federal and state regulatory bodies. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. Use of PPE is required to perform certain job functions.

"The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction. Please understand that any job offer that requires approval of an export license will be conditional on Materion's determination that it will be able to obtain an export license in a time frame consistent with Materion's business requirements."

The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction. Please understand that any job offer that requires approval of an export license will be conditional on Materion's determination that it will be able to obtain an export license in a time frame consistent with Materion's business requirements.

Materion Corporation and its subsidiaries (the "Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company's policy to not unlawfully discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Please provide complete information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for employment.


This job has expired.

More Manufacturing and Production jobs


Lucid Software Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted 15 minutes ago

Makino Inc.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posted 2 minutes ago

Makino Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted 2 minutes ago

Improve Job Search

Subscribe to job alerts and add your resume to our resume database for employers!


Sign up now