Dow Chemical Analytical Technologist in Carrollton (KY), Kentucky

The Dow Chemical Company has an opportunity for anAnalytical TechnologistinCarrollton, KY.

Job Summary:

The Analytical Technologist performs both routine and non-routine analyses on process and product samples utilizing various techniques (Gas Chromatograph, GC/MS, HPLC, Viscometers, Atomic Absorption, pH, etc.) The Technologist implements new test procedures and improves existing procedures to facilitate process understanding and to meet customer requirements. The technologist interprets analytical test data and makes recommendations to customers to resolve and prevent quality issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Applies 5S principles to maintain a clean and safe laboratory.

  • Characterizes sample composition (both process and product) accurately.

  • Implements new test methods and improves current methods to meet customer needs.

  • Works closely with the Operations Team to aid in process improvements and problem resolution.

  • Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies.

  • Troubleshoots analytical equipment problems and performs basic maintenance.

  • Coaches Lab Analysts in proper testing technique and basic troubleshooting.

  • Calibrates equipment as necessary and maintains calibration records.

  • Ensures accuracy of test results through the use of statistical techniques (SPC).

  • Makes recommendations for new equipment and testing requirements to the Analytical Specialist.

Required Qualifications:

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills.

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision making skills, ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry.

  • 2 or more years of Analytical Lab experience.

  • Experience using SAP.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of 20 hours of college chemistry is required.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at: www.dow.com.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

Title:

Analytical Technologist

Location:

Kentucky-Carrollton (KY)

Requisition ID:

1703192