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Sr Technician Specialist

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 6356

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 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

The Technician Specialist is responsible for safely and efficiently performing chemical and physical analyses of samples in support of quality control, research and development and customer testing at the Analytical Services Center. The position requires working on different shifts as necessary to support operations.

  • Performs chemical analyses and scientific tests using both routine and special techniques in compliance with all safety standards
  • Responsible and held accountable for compliance with all Critical Life Safety Policies, Environmental, Health and Safety training, policies and procedures 
  • Active participation in safety programs, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment
  • Collects, analyzes and processes laboratory samples
  • 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
  • Provides technical support to customers as applicable by lab area
  • Demonstrates a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement
  • Ensure analytical data and services meet internal and external customer needs and expectations, including customer visits and audits
  • Performs all other duties and assumes other responsibilities, as required

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
  • Demonstrated skills with computer programs such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Minitab
  • Self-direction and the ability to work according to priorities are necessary
  • Displays strong leadership behaviors

Required Experience

  • B.S. in STEM discipline or related scientific fields required; Or relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ yrs of experience working in a lab related role
  • Willing to work different shifts is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical Aptitude is highly preferred
  • Familiarity with a production manufacturing environment




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.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore