Celanese Lab Operator in Florence, Kentucky

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,100 employees worldwide and had 2015 net sales of $5.7 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

Purpose and Summary of position:

This is an individual contributor role that consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Hands-on completion of analysis of in-process and final batch test results in support of manufacturing and product technical.

  • As decisions and actions are based on lab results, this position requires diligent detail in following lab procedures, record keeping and documentation, and accurate calculations and reporting.

  • Successful candidate must be able to communicate successfully with other departments.

  • Lab is a 24/7 operation. Successful candidate must be willing to work 10 hour rotating day/night shifts. The rotation occurs every 2 months.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • 1-3 years of work experience in a lab or equivalent environment.

  • Achieve an acceptable score on a basic math test that includes calculating percentages, averages, unit conversions and rounding.

  • Demonstrate minimum color aptitude by scoring a 50 or lower using the Farnsworth-Munsell Hue Test. Laboratory management will also assess results screening for color deficiencies as outlined in the FM 100 test method.

  • Be able to lift 55 lbs.

  • Be dependable – Excellent attendance and Timeliness is required.

  • Be accurate – Thorough documentation and accurate lab records are imperative

  • Have the ability to multi-task

  • Have some laboratory experience. Must be able to follow lab instructions

  • Have a strong commitment to safety and working safely.

  • Be a self-motivated individual with a strong motivation for accurate results

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Laboratory experience – preferably in basic polymer testing (Ash, MFR, volatiles, color, molding)

  • ISO17025 and ISO/TS 16949 quality system and audit experience.

External Company Name: Celanese International Corporation

External Company URL: http://celanese.com/