Senior R&D Lab Technician - Water Treatment

Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation

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Senior R&D Lab Technician - Water Treatment  

 

Thank you for exploring a career with NCH Corporation, an international company where we work in small teams that have a direct impact on success.  We’re seeking a highly skilled Senior R&D Lab Technician who will assist the Water Treatment Research and Development team in formulating and testing the physical attributes, stability and performance of products while maintaining high quality and safety standards. If you’re seeking experience and growth in a personable, stable yet thriving environment, apply to be NCH’s next R&D Lab Technician.

 

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or related field
  • 1-3 years’ experience (minimum 1 year) in either water treatment or in the chemical laboratory, ideally in areas related to formulations in liquid form or water samples testing.
  • Examples of hands-on work in lab environment and experimental evaluation and testing of products.

Additionally, this role calls for a technician who is:

  • An innovative critical thinker and problem solver motivated by complex challenges.
  • Action-oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail-oriented and data savvy with an acute ability to spot inconsistencies in data and ensure quality in your processes and results.
  • Organized and thorough with the ability to handle multiple assignments, plan experiments, and prioritize tasks.
  • A strong communicator both verbally and in writing who can work with a variety of people both internally and externally.

DAY-TO-DAY WORK EXAMPLES

We support growth, opportunity and variety, which means your day-to-day has the potential to adapt with you and your passions. If you’re not challenged and growing, neither are we. For starters, though, here are some day-to-day examples of what you will be doing:

  • PERFORM chemical assays and CONDUCT experimental evaluations of new product formulations, raw materials, competitive products in the lab and field environment following standard procedures.
  • COLLECT DATA, REPORT AND DISCUSS experimental findings in meetings with primary scientist and research group.
  • CREATE material profiles and product specifications for toll manufactured products.
  • FOLLOW general laboratory procedures, MAINTAIN the instruments in calibrated condition, and perform troubleshooting as needed.
  • CREATE AND MAINTAIN all of the necessary documentation (i.e. lab notebooks, specifications, technical test methods/data, etc.).
  • RECOGNIZE early failures and discusses with program leader.
  • MAINTAIN clean lab environment and manage lab supply/inventory and raw materials’ documentation

 

ABOUT NCH CORPORATION

NCH Corporation is a privately held, family-owned, global business headquartered Irving, Texas, near Dallas. We have more than 7,500 employees, offices and facilities on six continents, and clients in more than 50 countries. This includes our corporate headquarters as well as subsidiary companies. We clean and conserve water, save energy, and deliver best-in-class maintenance solutions, with a focus on industrial and commercial businesses.

NCH CULTURE AND BENEFITS

We’re a global company with a family feel, offering the same benefits of an international corporation with the personal relationships of a small business.

Working in our small teams and close-knit environment, you’d never guess we had a 7,500+ employee head count. We realize a job is more than just a job – it’s an extension of your life and family – and we’re committed to maintaining just that. For us, culture is not just a perk; it’s essential to how we thrive. And that’s speaking for 100 years in the business!

  • Employee-centric environment (regular corporate activities, personal relationships, small teams)
  • Family-first attitude (work-life balance support, flexible hours)
  • Approachable leadership (collaboration with top leaders, open-door policy)
  • Growth-oriented mindset (autonomy, creative freedom to explore new ideas)
  • Paid vacation and holiday leave
  • Wellness initiatives (on-site fitness facility and cafeteria, treadmill conference room, planned activities)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships and donations)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401K match, employee credit union)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)

 

We invite you to learn more about NCH and our culture by checking out our LinkedIn or Facebook pages.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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