Lab Technician


Buffalo, NY

22 March

Full Time

Position:         Laboratory Technician

Job Description:

 Responsibilities (May include but are not limited to):

  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Analytical Testing on Finished and Process Products.
  • Proper documentation and recording of test results.
  • Reporting of results to appropriate personnel.
  • Proper completion of shipping requirements including Bill-of-Ladings, Certificate of Analysis, packaging of samples.
  • Collection of environmental samples.
  • Calibration and maintenance of analytical equipment.
  • Working within and supporting ISO9001 guidelines.
  • Provide Technical Support with Sales Representatives for Customer requirements of Products.
  • Communication with PVS Customer Service and Customers as required.
  • Support PVS’ Safety Policies, Programs and Goals.
  • Uphold the fundamentals of the Nicholson Nine and Responsible Care Guiding Principles. Environmental Health, Safety and Security are a responsibility of every PVS Employee.

Required Education / Training / Equivalent Experience (Prior to hire / transfer):

  • S./B.A. Degree in Chemistry or in a Science Major preferred. Associates Degree acceptable with appropriate experience.
  • Minimum of one year experience in an analytical laboratory and experience in classical wet chemistry techniques.
  • Analytical Instrumentation experience in ICP, ICP-MS experience preferred.
  • Experience in clean-room operations, clean-room practices and maintaining clean conditions is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of statistical quality control.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work with and handle Hazardous Chemicals in a safe manner.
  • High level of motivation and self-supervision.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and/or nights as orders and production dictates.
  • Compensation is based upon previous experience and the ability to succeed both within our organization as well as in the posted territory. Health and Dental benefits, Life Insurance, Profit Sharing, and 401(k) participation is also provided. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Swing Shift – 12 hours – 3 days on, 4 days off, 4 days off, 3 days on…..

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 PVS values diversity and is committed to upholding the laws and regulations published by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As an equal opportunity employer, PVS makes all employment-related decisions based upon qualifications, merit and business needs.

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