Dow Chemical Lab technician for DPS Packaging TS&D in Shanghai, China
Dow Consumer Solution DPS Packaging industry TS&D team is looking for a lab technician. The candidate will be working in close cooperation with a group of chemists, technicians, customers and equipment suppliers, mainly support to run and maintain the newly setup pilot coater in heavy lab and also to support the sample preparing and testing of new applications and new products for solvent base, solvent less and emulsion silicone PSA and release coatings, etc. The applicant must be able to independently manage their daily lab responsibilities, trouble shoot basic laboratory processes and procedures, conduct/communicate the experiment plan and the data analysis. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities *
Work with the chemist to run and maintain the pilot coater;
Work with chemist to co-design and assist to conduct experiments, collect data, and provide technical solutions.
Plan and run experiments and conduct tests independently in support of relevant new application/product projects.
Generate high quality and relia ble data and recording lab data for the customer coming samples and internal samples. Compiles and interprets the results of experiments and documents the data into specified system.
Search and contact with suppliers for chemicals & reagents, equipment, PPE and general lab supplies, and for certain equipment setup, calibration and maintenance.
Maintain equipment in proper working condition, safe operation of chemical and laboratory equipment, safe disposal of lab waste and utilizing Good Laboratory Practices, and ensure EHS compliance in laboratory.
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Materials science or Mechanism
Prefer more than 3 years relevant working experience in an industrial/ commercial/ academic laboratory or R&D center.
Hands-on experience with instruments/equipment is desired.
Capable of reading instrument manual and technical literature in English and good discipline in writing experimental summary and reports.
Must have strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills
Strong sense of responsibility and hardworking ethics.
Good team player with ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally).
Computer skills (excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Lab technician for DPS Packaging TS&D