Lab Tech

Tinley Park, IL 60448

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Chemist/ Lab Job Number: DJ185925613 Compensation: $50000-75000 / year

Job Description

Work Title: Lab Tech 
Location: Tinley Park, IL 
Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Job Summary:
Working as part of a small team to evaluate the performance of materials used to manufacture Food & Beverage cans.  Testing performance by taking trial packed cans of customer & model products and examining after storage.  Communicating results to project leaders and business personnel with recommendations.    
Job Duties:
Conduct Pack Performance Tests 
  • Ensure full traceability of samples is maintained by clear and accurate documentation and labelling
  • Open cans and prepare for examination
  • Manage workload and samples using appropriate IT systems
  • Communicate with project leaders and businesses
  • Work to agreed deadlines
Evaluate Container and Coating Performance
  • Record critical can performance indicators accurately.
  • Visually examine samples noting features of interest and relate observations to potential failure modes.  Attention to detail and diligence are essential. 
  • Use more advanced techniques such as microscopy, to investigate potential issues 
  • Report results in formal reports, making clear conclusions
  • Practical person with ability to work with minimal supervision after initial training.  
  • Excellent written communication skills 
  • Desire to work in laboratory or pilot plant environment.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Kellie Miller

Kellie Miller is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Commercial Division. With a commendable 6-year career in recruitment, Kellie's passion for building meaningful connections with candidates sets her apart in the talent acquisition landscape.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Commercial Division, Kellie's understanding of industry intricacies empowers her to expertly connect candidates with positions that align with their experiences, skills, and aspirations. Her commitment to assessing qualifications and understanding each candidate's unique journeys and goals makes her a trusted partner in their career endeavors.

What Kellie enjoys most about her role is the art of connecting with people. She derives immense satisfaction from building relationships with candidates, delving into their experiences, exploring their skill sets, and uncovering their aspirations. Her genuine interest in each candidate's professional journey is the cornerstone of her approach.

Kellie's advice to job seekers reflects her dedication to thorough preparation. She encourages candidates to invest time in comprehensive research before applying or interviewing. This includes understanding the company, digging into the specifics of the role they're applying for, and critically assessing their skills and experiences. Kellie believes that such preparation allows candidates to showcase their qualifications effectively and demonstrates their genuine interest in the position.

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