Perform routine physical lab tests on woven or non-woven finished fabrics or incoming chemicals and mixes. No wet chemistry will be involved - only physical property testing in a chemical nature.
Ex: If you apply this coating to this fabric and heat it to this temp, how much will it shrink? Or, if this particular fabric gets wet, how far can you stretch it before it rips? This also entails lots of mathematical calculations regarding the number of centimeters a fabric stretches, shrinks, or expands.
Includes computer data entry, record keeping, recognition/correction of errors, etc.
Read and understand specifications, ISO procedures, and testing methods.
Read, understand and follow sampling procedure.
Calculate test results and list results on appropriate forms.
Read ruler/tape measure (in inches/fractions of inches, and centimeters/millimeters).
Calibrate equipment as defined by procedures.
May be required to help train new associates.
- AS or BS degree in Chemistry or Textiles (degree may not be needed if candidates have a lot of experience)
- Experience working in an industrial laboratory where physical and chemical testing is performed.
- Familiarity with textiles regarding testing
- Willingness to work holidays, Saturdays, Sundays, after hours, on callbacks and during shut down weeks, when required.
- Must be comfortable working 3rd shift
Everyone works in very close proximity and someone needs to be comfortable in this kind of environment. Must be able to do wet chemistry and fill in other areas as needed. Will work beginning on 3rd Shift, which is from 11:30PM to 7AM and will work week starts on Sunday night and ends Friday morning at 7AM.
Additional Information: Great benefits. Opportunity for advancement to wet chem lab, analytical lab, and possibly R&D.
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