BASF Lab Technician I in Sparks, Georgia

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Laboratory Technician ensures the quality of products by developing, validating and documenting analytical methods and performing physical and chemical analyses of raw materials, in-process and finished products in support of the manufacturing process.

  • Develop, validate and document analytical methods for the analysis of final product primarily utilizing High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC); document the validation of existing or transferred methods as needed

  • Analyze routine raw material, in-process, and finished good samples using various laboratory techniques including High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) and other methodology such as particle size analyzer, density meter, etc

  • Calculate and recommend necessary adjustments to in-process formulations based upon analytical data

  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of all analytical data according to Standard Operation Procedures (SOP)

  • Routine troubleshooting and maintenance of laboratory equipment

  • Identify and implement process improvement in laboratory functions

  • Strict adherence to established quality, safety and environmental standards is required

  • Must be able to work a rotating shift that includes days, nights weekends and holidays

Required:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing plant experience with fundicides & insecticides.

Preferred:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a Analytical Lab environment

  • Proficiency in laboratory techniques, including but not limited to hands on

  • use of HPLC and wet Chemistry methods.

  • Experience in microbiological analysis in plant environment

  • Strong analytical math skills.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel.

  • Strong understanding of proper chemical handling, use, storage and disposal

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN/P-Manufacturing-63000673

Title: Lab Technician I

Location: GA-Sparks

Requisition ID: 1803302