Quality Control Technician Specialist

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 21901 

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

We’re hiring a Quality Control (QC) Lab Technician for our Baton Rouge, LA site who will report to the QC Supervisor. You will be responsible for performing laboratory work in testing a variety of products and recording/reporting results.  This position requires the ability to work rotating shifts.


  • Performs chemical and/or physical analyses or scientific tests using both routine and special techniques in compliance with all safety standards
  • Analyzes and processes laboratory samples
  • Records results of tests, organizes data, performs basic computations, and prepares reports and analyses using standard procedures and guidelines
  • Provide technical support to Manufacturing and R&D organizations as needed
  • Active participation in required local safety program, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment. 
  • Operates, maintains and repairs laboratory test equipment, apparatus, systems and supplies 

Physical Requirements and Environment

  • Ability to follow safety protocols and standards working in a laboratory environment with highly hazardous materials
  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective equipment) including but not limited to hard hat, protective eyewear, steel-toed boots, hearing protection, Level A suit, full face respirator

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Chemistry or other science related field
  • Proficient with operation of typical computer controlled laboratory instrumentation
  • Diligent at keeping written and/or electronic records
  • Some prior knowledge of chemistry
  • Good work ethic and high professional standard is shown to perform the job properly
  • Familiarity with computer programs such as MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good interpersonal skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Ability to comply with all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision along with working as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a manufacturing lab environment 
  • Experience with NMR and ICP 


  • 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

U.S. Employee Benefits Summary (grace.com)



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Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge