Lab Technician
Carmeuse Lime & Stone - Saginaw, AL

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Carmeuse Lime & Stone based in Pittsburgh, PA, is North America's largest producer of lime and limestone products. A division of the global Carmeuse Group based in Europe, Carmeuse Lime & Stone manufactures as much as 7 million tons of finished products and 25 million tons of chemical limestone and aggregates every year.

Backed by over 150 years of experience and teamed by over 2,000 employees, Carmeuse operates 28 manufacturing facilities in the USA and Canada.

Our products are quarried and mined from natural, high quality deposits of limestone and then graded and manufactured into quicklime, hydrated lime, and high purity chemical grade limestone. These products are used in a variety of industries including power generation, steel making, water and waste treatment, construction, land development, building materials, and paper manufacturing.

As a natural product, lime makes an excellent choice for these commercial applications, and is a leading contributor to the maintenance and preservation of the world's ecosystem.

Using cutting edge technology, the Carmeuse team conducts constant research and development to ensure the reliability of its products and meet customer needs. We also provide customer specific in-field application support. A network of terminals, employing trains, trucks, and barges, transports products to meet customer’s “On-time” demands.

Carmeuse offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that may include medical, dental, life, disability, vacation, holiday, and 401(k) savings plan, depending on your work location.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

This is primarily a night shift position, but will rotate from time to time for training and other operational needs; Sample and test lime/limestone and associated products in a continuous plant manufacturing operation; Data entry to SAP of all quality results from laboratory operation including but not limited to certificate generation, reports, downloads, data verification, and module maintenance; Monitoring of laboratory equipment and reports of conditions that could lead to product nonconformity; Report & correct equipment irregularities; Document control and training requirements related to our ISO program by assuring that our business management system meets the requirements of the ISO standards; Provide training (and subsequent documentation) on all new and existing procedures; Work with our sales team to compile and maintain customer guidelines; Assist in the maintenance of work instruction manuals for job positions; Ensure compliance with documented procedures, work instructions, and guidelines; Provide documentation & maintenance of quality records; Initiate action to prevent production and release of non-conforming product until deficiency or non-conforming product has been corrected within area of responsibility; Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualified candidates will have an Associate’s Degree in a related field; Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred; 5+ years of laboratory experience in an industrial manufacturing environment is very important; Computer proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and ability to learn SAP; Chemical background is a plus; Prior experience in, or knowledge of, ISO is preferred; Strong math and organizational skills along with ability to meet deadlines; Ability to read and interpret technical procedures; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to work independently while also operating in a team environment; High level of integrity and motivation; Must be willing to work rotating shifts.

About this company
Carmeuse is a leading global producer of lime, with more than 140 years of experience in the extraction and processing of high calcium...