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Sr. Technician Specialist

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37406

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 18849

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

  • Perform chemical and physical analyses to ensure raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods meet specifications as outlined by established procedures for Raneyâ and Rare Earth products 
  • Organize and prioritize daily analytical workload 
  • Perform routine analytical tests, calculate and report results 
  • Operate various lab equipment during job performance such as pH meter, ICP, particle sizer and Surface Area
  • Prepare calibration standards and perform instrument calibrations
  • Maintain accurate documentation of lab results.  Enter and retrieve data from LIMS
  • Update SPC/SQC charts on lab analyses
  • Exercises initiative and judgement of experimental protocols and/or equipment
  • Perform development work under direction of Laboratory Supervisor
  • Prepare SMR samples for shipment
  • May delegate samples to technicians

Required Skills

  • Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year technical degree with one-two years experience in manufacturing or industrial lab




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: Chattanooga