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Blend Technician

Blend Technician

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Research & Technology Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 132011BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting product development through conducting laboratory-based work, which may include blend studies, sample administration and submission for testing, ensuring the quality, standard and timeliness of the work carried out meets agreed expectations.

Job Purpose

  • To handle the operation of the blending laboratory in support of the development technologists.
Key Results/ Accountabilities
  • Manage and prioritise blending of oils and stability testing as requested by Product Development Technologists and Team Leader
  • Manage storage of incoming raw materials including stock control, QC and MSDS
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of laboratory operating procedures e.g. equipment calibration, raw material storage, equipment maintenance responsibilities
  • Responsible for conducting blending within the laboratory
  • Submission of samples for testing both externally and internally
  • Co-ordinate training for new starters and visitors to include operation of laboratory equipment, blending and raw material management
  • Arrange purchase of consumables and new laboratory equipment
  • Work closely with the Team Leader and development technologists to ensure application of the best laboratory practices, sample handling, lab standards and all HSE regulations.
  • Specific Product Quality accountabilities as detailed on the GLT role cards - Lubes only
Education
  • Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or related technical discipline
Experience & Expertise
  • Laboratory work experience including managing of raw materials, accurate blending and servicing customers in a timely manner
  • Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative approach to working, can adjust the style of communication to suit different audience
  • Basic knowledge of lubricant applications
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Proficient in Chinese and English

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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