8 Jan 2018

Other Contract Solid Ink QC Lab Technician

Xerox – Posted by SolidInkQC Wilsonville, Oregon, United States

Job Description


  • A member of a Solid Ink Manufacturing Engineering team, responsible for quality analysis at a single manufacturing location on 2nd shift (2:15 PM – 10:45 PM).  Overtime, shift flexibility, and/or weekend work may be periodically required based on business needs.
  • Communicates quality information clearly and effectively verbally and in writing, formally and informally for all levels of seniority.
  • Interfaces regularly with production staff, production management, engineering, other quality staff and quality management.
  • Contract position for one year.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality control inspections on purchased and manufactured materials to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Conduct lab analyses utilizing analytical equipment such as Viscometers, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Particle Size Analyzer, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer, Conductivity Meters, Moisture Analyzer and more.
  • Utilize standard laboratory practices to precisely measure solids and liquids to create samples for analysis.
  • Work with solvents such as IPA, Acetone, Toluene and Butanol. Run a solvent recycler periodically.
  • Report test results in electronic database. Make pass/fail decisions based on established specifications.
  • Communicate non-conformances to Production, Engineering and/or Supplier Quality Engineering.
  • Run instrument standards, reference samples and controls per established procedures.
  • Track quantity of lab supplies and work with planning and material handlers to order supplies as needed.
  • Complete small-scale builds (inks, epoxies, resins, etc.)
  • Maintain accurate documentation and records.
  • Comply with applicable Xerox requirements for maintaining ISO9001, ISO14001, and regulatory certification.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace. Clean lab ware and countertops after use.
  • Meet or exceed targets for analysis turnaround time and data accuracy.
  • Support various developmental initiatives and reliability projects.
  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of groups and individuals.
  • Wear designated PPE (personal protection equipment) when required. PPE includes lab coat, half-face respirator, thermal arm and hand protection, and safety glasses and more. All PPE is provided.
  • Follow safe work behaviors and promote a safety culture.
  • Assist in projects (safety, environmental, reliability, business continuity, etc.).
  • Participate in training / development opportunities.
  • Complete MSAs on lab instrumentation.  Complete method improvements as needed.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in projects (safety, environmental, reliability, business continuity, etc.).
  • Support revisions to standard operating procedures.

Candidate Education:

Minimum       Associate’s Degree

Preferred       Bachelors of Science in Chemistry

Candidate Background:

Skills, Knowledge & Ability Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong math and statistical analysis skills.
  • Experience with control charts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proven track record in structured problem solving.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must have the ability to work with, interact with and communicate with other departments.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize incoming work.
  • Must be able to take instructions through electronic communications and verbally.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods to reach elevated counters for analyses.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 7 kg buckets of ink.

How to Apply

Please email all resumes and cover letters to Patrick.O'Connor@xerox.com

Job Categories: Analytical Chemistry. Job Types: Other. Job Tags: industry.

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