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Sr Technician Specialist

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace is seeking a Technician Specialist for our Analytical Services Center to support Analytical testing across all 3 business lines within the Grace Portfolio, located in Curtis Bay, MD. Testing in this group is essential for new product development, customer reformulation, customer technical support, and quality support to our manufacturing plants. This role may rotate between several of the lab areas within the group. Typical daily activities include the safe handling of chemicals, operation of lab equipment and instrumentation in order to generate testing and product performance data. Other responsibilities:

  • Performs scientific tests and chemical analyses using both routine and special techniques
  • Active participation in safety programs, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment
  • Records results of tests, organizes data, performs basic advanced computations, and prepares reports and analyses using standard procedures and guidelines. 
  • Installs, operates, maintains and repairs laboratory test equipment, apparatus, systems and supplies
  • Demonstrates a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement

Required Skills

  • Strong safety focus
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge in chemistry, math, and computers including analytical or scientific method or operational process
  • Self-direction and the ability to work according to priorities are necessary

Required Experience

  • B.S. in scientific fields required; Or relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ yrs of experience working in a lab related role

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore