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Lab Technician in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Lafayette operations is looking for a full time Laboratory  Technician. The role of this position is to provide laboratory testing to  support operation of the Lafayette Division extrusion and tube manufacturing processes. The Lab Technician supports the control and developmental activities for the Production and Metallurgical groups. The principle challenge of this position is to accurately, effectively, and  efficiently provide test results, to maintain product/process records, and to support, improve, and develop laboratory processes. The Lab Technician has Single Point Accountability for writing, maintaining, and controlling certain Measurement Assurance manuals and processes relative to various physical-testing procedures used within the Lab. The Lab Technician trains other individuals in the operation of test equipment                               and procedures pertaining to his/her assigned process. The Lab Technician monitors and maintains control charts critical to retaining ISO 9000 certification of the process. He/She is also responsible for ensuring safety and traceability. Job Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor, this position is accountable for:
•Preparing samples, conducting tests, and reporting test results for all laboratory functions. These functions include driving a fork truck, operating heat treat and age ovens, sawing and lifting heavy samples, center drilling, operating CNC lathes and mills, and operating test machines.  
•Maintaining and developing laboratory standard practices and work instructions.
•Establishing and maintaining in control and capable processes through statistical monitoring.
•Supporting the Lab’s efforts in maintaining a clean working environment.
•Maintaining accurate and complete product/process records, including test data entry, and filing.
•Performing preventative maintenance to laboratory equipment.
•Supporting the Lab’s efforts in assisting in training of laboratory personnel.
•Supporting the Lab’s role in Safety by following safe work instructions and helping to create a safe work environment for everyone.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 


•Basic Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
•Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

•Preferred Qualifications:
•Test laboratory experience, computer skills, and mechanical aptitude.
•This position requires the ability to learn to safely operate small machine tools and fork trucks with the ability to successfully work with coworkers as a team player.