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Holztechniker / Lab Technician

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Tracking Code
3883
Job Description

We at H.B. Fuller embrace a shared set of beliefs and competencies that direct the way we operate and express our fundamental principals about how we will achieve success. We strive to hire talent that demonstrates our beliefs and our competencies.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Lab Technician II position supports research and development activities focused on Reactive technology. This function reports to a laboratory Senior Scientist or Section Leader position.


PRIMARY DUTIES

This individual will be responsible for preparing and conducting application testing in liquid polyurethane, hot melt polyurethane, solvent and other reactive chemistries. This would include securing raw materials, preparing samples, measuring physical properties, testing performance properties and running technical center equipment.

This is a hands-on, lab bench work position. Responsibility also includes maintaining and ensuring test equipment is in good working order. In addition, the Technician II must manage the inventory of raw materials, standard substrates and finished products.

The Technician II must be able to perform complex, simultaneous laboratory tasks and procedures accurately, and in a timely fashion. He/She must demonstrate ability to communicate well with fellow employees, suppliers and customers and must have the ability to take a problem in its most basic form and reach a satisfactory conclusion with little supervision. They must possess the ability to be flexible and to quickly reprioritize and organize daily work based on changing business needs.

The Technician II shall fulfill responsibilities as required by the Quality System, Safety, and SOP’s for the site, laboratory and technical center.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Combination of years of college chemistry (15 quarter credits = 1 year) AND/OR years of Industrial Laboratory experience, the sum or which totals 4 years.

- OR -

2 year Vo-Tech certificate in Laboratory Technology plus 2 years of Industrial Laboratory experience.

PLUS ABILITY TO PERFORM COMPLEX LABORATORY TASKS ACCURATELY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY WITH LITTLE SUPERVISION.

(Those candidates who have not completed one year of high school chemistry must complete at least 5 quarter credits of college chemistry.)

Required Skills

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Wood technician (Staatl. geprüfter Holztechniker, Germany)
• Good skills in woodworking machinery including adjusting and fine tuning of machines
• Valid drivers licence
• International travelling (in Europe), minimum once a month
• Good verbal and written communication skills in German and English, interaction with internal and external customers, ability and willingness to work in a team environment (multinational)
• Good PC skills in Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Job Location
Lüneburg, , Germany
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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