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Process Lab Technician in Cleveland, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  929124

Process Laboratory Technician


  • The Laboratory Technician or designate will be responsible for performing quality assurance inspections and laboratory activities in the Process Department at US A.P. Plasman. 


The responsibilities and authorities for this position include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • Collect samples and analyze to ensure compliance with quality/process standards
  • Verify drum/tank levels and change or fill as needed
  • Record shift events in log book
  • Verify pumps and filters are on and working properly.
  • Report issues to your Supervisor immediately
  • Complete work orders as required
  • Verify scrap sheets for process issues and troubleshoot as required
  • Maintain SPC charts
  • Track chemical preventive maintenance
  • Monitor Waste Treatment, DI Unit and Nickel Recovery
  • Assist with jam-ups and machine breakdowns.
  • Ensure compliance with all requirements of ISO 14001 Program
  • Ensure personal awareness and understanding of ISO 14001 and ISO/TS 16949 (includes ISO 9001) Standards, and company policies and procedures.
  • Promote an atmosphere of teamwork at all times
  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained
  • Complete any other duties as assigned


  • The Laboratory Technician is responsible for complying with the Company Health & Safety Program including Occupational Health & Safety Legislation, regulations, standards and Company Health & Safety policies.


  • Must have at least 2-3 years’ experience in a related field
  • Proven abilities in the area of leadership and teamwork
  • Acceptable performance record and attendance record required


  • Must have the ability to be trained for the above mentioned responsibilities and authorities
  • Understanding of expectations detailed through Organization Statements, Standards, Visions, Policies and Procedures (i.e. Mission, Values, Code of Conduct, Operational, Quality, and Environmental Health & Safety) as referenced in Employee Handbooks and communicated through Orientation and/or other training awareness opportunities
  • Additional training requirements may be identified based on plant-specific location (municipality/province/state/country) and/or operational needs that are commensurate with the duties, expectations and responsibilities of the role within the specific plant
  • Ability to perform well in high pressure situations and have analytical decision making skills
  • Must be self-motivated with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be capable of performing the essential duties which include maximum safe lifts to the 75th percentile of the employee as determined by acceptable standards
  • Meets expectation in all applicable Competencies
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods at a time as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to; walk and reach with hands and arms, squat, kneel, and climb. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to work shift rotation and/or overtime with little or no prior notice


FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION email your updated resume to Eric Anderson at with 'Process Laboratory Technician' in the subject title.









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