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Veterans Preferred - Lab Technician

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10046252 Lab Technician (Open)

Pasadena, TX (ASG) - Industrial spec gas

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

This position is primarily responsible for the analysis and certification of specialty gases, in compliance with established specifications. Performs analysis for specialty gases and finished product testing; assists scheduling of all products to be analyzed, proper storage, labeling and shipping. Duties include maintaining instrumentation, developing analytical methods, refining and improving current techniques, troubleshooting processes, documenting results and training personnel.

  • Perform analyses of gases using analytical instrumentation.
  • Performs routine production testing and quality control analysis of specialty gas mixtures and pure gases.
  • Analyzing multi-component hydrocarbon mixtures, both gases and liquids, using gas chromatography and process analyzers.
  • Analyzing raw hydrocarbons, both liquids and gases, for impurities and effectively recording and reporting the results.
  • Troubleshooting analytical methods and instrument operation in an immediate and accurate manner.
  • Providing technical support or assistance to fellow technicians.
  • Monitor quality compliance with standard operating procedure manual requirements.
  • Prepare gas analysis certification reports for customer distribution.
  • Reviewing and approving analytical results, certificates of analysis and associated documentation per Airgas SOPs and customer requirements.
  • Coordinates with supervisor concerning delivery schedules, product complaints and special product requests.
  • Support management team with regard to maintenance of health and safety and ISO quality programs.
  • Monitoring lead times and effectively prioritizing workloads.
  • Assisting in the qualification and maintenance of laboratory standards including proper inventory, labeling, documentation, storage, and presentation.
  • Assisting in the set up and maintenance of laboratory instruments and keeping maintenance records for laboratory instruments per Airgas SOPs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    Are you a MATCH?

    • Associates degree in Chemistry or related field required or 3-5 years of relevant experience.
    • Knowledge and understanding of analytical chemistry, instrumental analysis, spectroscopy and statistical methods.
    • Ability to read and comprehend Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
    • Ability to coordinate efforts with multiple departments.
    • Ability to work with others in a team environment to meet the Laboratory goals.
    • Ability to operate forklift and maintain forklift certifications.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) or equivalent software.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex instructions such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to co-workers and customers.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.


      Your differences enhance our performance

      At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

      We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


      Equal Employment Opportunity Information

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

      Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

      Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at .


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