Quadgraphics Lab Technician job in Kankakee, IL

Company
Quadgraphics
Job Title
Lab Technician
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Location
Kankakee, IL 60901

Lab Technician

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Responsibilities:

Printers to the core, Quad/Graphics’ manufacturing employees take pride in being the best at putting ink on paper for our clients. We work in a fast-paced environment focused on getting quality work out the door and into the hands of consumers. Though physically demanding, the work is rewarding and you’ll excel if you thrive on rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done.

Job Description
Quad/Graphics is seeking a Laboratory Technician for our Kankakee, IL CR/T location. This individual will be responsible for quality control and color matching of printing inks and raw materials.  Quality control testing includes the measurement of physical properties using instrumentation as well as the visual assessment of color.  Other testing of related materials (solvents, powders and resins) along with printed material and substrates using non-routine equipment/instrumentation is also required as needed.
Qualifications
  • Two year technical degree in Chemistry, Quality Control. Or a comparable field of science
  • Work experience in the ink, paint, or another materials industry will be considered if candidate demonstrates a high level of technical knowledge
  • Experience using good general laboratory practices for weighing, mixing, testing, and replication
  • Basic working knowledge of chemistry and statistics
  • Working knowledge of algebra and arithmetic for mix composition and formulation work
  • Have demonstrated proficiency in Excel, including calculations and plots. 
  • Be able to see and assess color and complete the Munsell color test with a passing score

Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


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Qualifications:

Job Description
 
Quad/Graphics is seeking a Laboratory Technician for our Kankakee, IL CR/T location. This individual will be responsible for quality control and color matching of printing inks and raw materials.  Quality control testing includes the measurement of physical properties using instrumentation as well as the visual assessment of color.  Other testing of related materials (solvents, powders and resins) along with printed material and substrates using non-routine equipment/instrumentation is also required as needed.
 
Qualifications 
  • Two year technical degree in Chemistry, Quality Control. Or a comparable field of science
  • Work experience in the ink, paint, or another materials industry will be considered if candidate demonstrates a high level of technical knowledge
  • Experience using good general laboratory practices for weighing, mixing, testing, and replication
  • Basic working knowledge of chemistry and statistics
  • Working knowledge of algebra and arithmetic for mix composition and formulation work
  • Have demonstrated proficiency in Excel, including calculations and plots. 
  • Be able to see and assess color and complete the Munsell color test with a passing score

Additional Company Information
 
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
 
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


Drug Free Workplace

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