Lab Technician

City:  Las Vegas
State:  NV
Country:  US
Description: 

PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: may include some or all of the following:

 

  • Implemented process improvements to improve quality, performs quality test on PABCO wallboard and additives and reduce cost
  • Design detailed project plans with manufacturing and sales teams to manage all aspects of product development and production
  • Working in partnership with a team of supervisors and foreman to achieve significant improvements in productivity and identify and correct production and quality problems
  • Preparation and testing of samples using proper ASTM procedures
  • Maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation
  • Developed a strong knowledge base in a variety of lab safety procedures and types of equipment
  • Performs procedures and calculations crucial to quality controls, including rapid phase analyzer, moisture analyzer, sedimentation testing, surface area, emulsion stability, stucco purity, pH testing, centrifugation and volumetric titrations
  • Prepare, weigh, and treat samples for Fire Assay
  • High volumes of mineral processing to ensure rock purity
  • Creates and edits board formulation sheets
  • Operate Sub Sieve Sizer to measure and analyze surface area of samples
  • Operate Micron Powder Systems to test particle size
  • Record test results on standardized forms and data capture test results
  • Accurately complete and maintain all lab reports
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be willing to work in a manufacturing facility and work safely around operating equipment.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

 

  • College preferred
  • Up to two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas