Chemical Lab Technician II

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

hemical Lab Technician II Work Mode Onsite Location Onsite at Kohler, WI Opportunity As a Chemical Technician at Kohler Company, you will be part of one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America.You will join a team testing new technology in finishes for Kohler products.Daily responsibilities include Operator of salt spray cabinets responsible for corrosion testing services or activities. Conduct routine bench chemistry analysis. Primary operator for x-ray plating thickness testing Specific Responsibilities Operator of salt spray cabinets and perform ASTM G85, B117, and G368 (CASS) testing, as required.Responsibilities include logging projects in LIMS system, inspection of parts before and after testing in salt spray cabinets, photographing parts after testing, preparing Excel or Word reports to document the work, and measuring and documenting cabinet conditions and quality control activities. Primary operator for x-ray plating thickness testing per CHEM Lab procedures.Responsibilities include maintaining proficiency with the equipment, setting up calibration curves, photographing parts after testing and preparing Excel or Word reports to document the work, completing quality control measurements to verify instrument accuracy. Conduct routine bench chemistry analysis including Total Suspended Solids (TSS), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD), total phosphorous, and total coliform analysis. Maintain lab and sample preparation equipment as assigned. Keep all work areas clean and safe. Maintain LIMS familiarity relative to logging in, entering results, and reporting of projects. Assist throughout the lab as needed. Write and audit procedures, maintenance manuals (MM), and MM logs as assigned. Participate on the CHEM Lab Safety Committee as assigned. Skills/Requirements An associate degree in a related science field, or a minimum of two years of relevant laboratory experience is required.Working knowledge of PCs and Microsoft Windows-based software. Must be well organized, be attentive to details, and quality focused with high standards of performance. Interfaces well with customers to understand and respond to their needs. Strong mechanical aptitude for equipment maintenance. Willing to learn and take on additional duties and responsibilities. Assist other Lab associates when requested. Good written and verbal communication skills. Functions well in a team environment and can take direction and assignments from Staff and Senior Associates. #LI-Onsite #LI-JH1We will consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this opportunity. The hourly range for this position is $19.45 - $24.30. The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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