Quality Control Lab Technician-Night Shift 5pm to 5 am

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: South Haven, MI, US, 49090

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 23137 

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

Grace is seeking a Quality Control Lab Technician for our South Haven Site.  The South Haven Site produces a portfolio of products for the specialty pharmaceutical industries, specifically Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates.  Consisting of a cGMP kilo lab, pilot plant and custom manufacturing at the commercial volumes, the site is fully equipped to develop and manufacture custom drug intermediates and API’s.  South Haven is nestled on the Lake Michigan Coast with beautiful beaches and fun year-round.


 The QC Lab Tech position performs analytical testing, interpretation of tests and documentation on raw material, stability samples, in-process batch samples, final products and recovered or waste streams on a regular basis for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development.  Performs special research and development testing as directed when needs arise.  Maintains laboratory equipment, files, procedure manuals, MSDS and supplies.  Environmental plates, method development.  This position works nights 5 pm to 5am and reports to the QC Lab Supervisor. Starting pay $27.05 with room for advancement.  Built in overtime each pay period.


  • Requires fine observation skills and attention to detail; able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, centrifuge, agitators, viscosimeter, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, HPLC, colorimeter, and other equipment.  Performs Titration, gravimetric analysis and solution preparation. Tests materials for presence and content of substances or impurities.
  • Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Technician will document results of testing on standard forms; writes test reports describing procedures used, interpretation of findings. Prepares graphs and charts.
  • Prepares test solutions according to standard formulas, glassware and other test equipment to be available.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Technician will maintain laboratory equipment and ensure cleanliness.
  • Calibrates laboratory instruments.
  • Responsible for maintaining procedure manuals, stability study data, material safety data sheets and Quality Control files.
  • Manage hazardous waste in compliance with regulation.
  • This position is nights, working 5 pm to 5 am when scheduled.  Shifts work every other weekend and scheduled holiday. 
  • Must pass drug test. #INDEED, #GRACE

Physical Requirements and Environment

    Education and Experience

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in the sciences or five years in a similar lab environment.
    • One year experience in a chemical plant environment preferred.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines is required.


    Link to information on Grace Benefits:


    US Benefits

    • 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

    Nearest Major Market: Kalamazoo