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BASF Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician in Peekskill, New York

BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Quality Assurance Lab Technician located in our Peekskill, NY facility. BASF Colors & Effects USA LLC is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broad portfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, BASF’s experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit .

The Quality Assurance Lab Technician performs a variety of raw material, in-process and finished product production quality duties including: raw material classification, in-process quality testing, final product blending, and appearance evaluation prior to final testing and product release.


The QA Lab Technician will:

  • Work from raw material, in-process, and final product specifications

  • Work with various production methods, techniques and procedures

  • Take analytical measurements and visual inspections

  • Work with a database history of files and records

  • Adhere to written and verbal instructions

  • Utilize various types of analytical equipment and devices including laboratory instruments, meters, gauges, microscopes, and glassware to complete quality testing

  • Utilize computer software.


What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

  • Graduates of a post-secondary degree or technical program in chemistry or the sciences are preferred

  • Prior laboratory experience and/or chemical, refining, or manufacturing facility is preferred

  • Must have a strong work ethic, strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, and ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks at the same time

  • Must possess the ability to maintain composure at all times, a strong desire to learn, the ability to work independently and efficiently, the ability to work with a diverse set of people at various levels of the organization, and a willingness to be coached

  • Ability to receive and act upon Supervisor’s written and/or verbal instructions

  • Notify Supervisor of status of work and communicate to Supervisor deficiencies in equipment and/or testing information

  • Maintain and update necessary records as instructed.

  • Use basic computer programs; learn and maintain computer skills to support BASF programs

  • Must be skilled in the safe and proper use of laboratory equipment and diagnostic instruments

  • Must comply with company policies, procedures and safety standards

  • Must have the ability to maintain excellent housekeeping practices throughout the workplace, communicate exceptions to supervisor and coworkers, and utilize current technology as required to perform duties

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-EDP/PNP-Quality Management-60002145

Title: Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician

Location: NY-Peekskill

Requisition ID: 2101047