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Lab Technician – Liquid R&D – 1st Shift

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Milwaukee, WI

Posted 3 months ago

LabTemps seeks a lab technician for our client, a national family-owned innovative coatings company, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Lab Technician R&D performs small production and lab sample batch-making tasks in the production of industrial coatings products to meet customer specifications in accordance with established Hentzen Coatings health, safety and environmental procedures. performs a variety of standard tests to determine physical and chemical properties of paint products.   

The successful candidates will have an acceptable score on the color matching and math tests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathers raw materials, assembles batches, shades and performs QC testing
  • Conduct such tests as weight per gallon, viscosity, color measurements, sag resistance or other tests as assigned
  • Use specialized measuring and weighing equipment to determine characteristics of batches
  • Test for NVM, adhesion or other physical specifications as required using standard laboratory equipment
  • Evaluates batches for conformance to specifications
  • Adjusts properties of individual batches within formulation guidelines
  • Performs testing related to product performance
  • Prepares customer samples and panels
  • May be required to perform all aspects of liquid batches of 10 gallons or less, such as dispersion, letdown, color matching, quality control and filling.
  • Maintains records of processes and results
  • Documents and records all actions taken in preparation of product
  • Records batch information in appropriate computer programs
  • Maintains standards for housekeeping and safety
  • As part of the housekeeping procedures, the employee may be involved with the disposal of hazardous waste. The initial training of how to properly dispose of hazardous waste will be performed by the Environmental and Safety Coordinator or the department supervisor. Annual training of the same will be performed by the Environmental and Safety Coordinator.
  • Willing to work various shifts as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
Contact the Recruiter:
Margie Torres
Talent Acquisition Advisor
Margie Torres
Talent Acquisition Advisor
mtorres@messinagroupinc.com
(847) 692-0630
(847) 692-0630
mtorres@messinagroupinc.com
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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