Sr. Technician Specialist

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 22197 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

WR Grace is a leading Manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals and is seeking a Sr. Technician Specialist for the Analytical Services Center at our Baltimore/Curtis Bay, MD Plant. 


  • Performs chemical analyses and scientific tests using both routine and special techniques in compliance with all safety standards.
  • Collects, analyzes and processes laboratory samples.
  • Records results of tests, organizes data, performs advanced computations, and prepares reports and analyses using standard procedures and guidelines.
  • Installs, operates, maintains and repairs laboratory test equipment, apparatus, systems and supplies.
  • Provides technical product support to customers.
  • Provides advance product knowledge, assists in trouble shooting, start up, and proper application.
  • Active participation in required local safety program, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment.
  • Responsible and held accountable for compliance with all Critical Life Safety Policies, Environmental, Health and Safety training, policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements and Environment

  • Ability to follow safety protocols and standards working in a laboratory environment with highly hazardous materials
  • Ability to follow safety protocols and standards working in a pilot plant facility with highly hazardous materials

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 years related technical experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills with knowledge in advanced chemistry, math, and computers.
  • Holds safety as a top priority while working in a team setting.
  • Familiarity with computer programs such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Minitab.
  • Self-direction and the ability to work according to priorities are necessary.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills along with computer experience are important.
  • Intermediate skills in an analytical or scientific method or operational process.
  • Displays Grace Leadership Behaviors.

Preferred Qualifications

BS in related field


U.S. Employee Benefits Summary (

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability 
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace 
  • Retirement Plans  
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Company Donation Match Program

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore