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Finding Solutions for the Titans of Industry

You may not know Daubert Chemical, but our products touch your life on a daily basis. Since 1935, we’ve developed solutions that protect cars from rust, extend the durability of truck trailers, keep steel mills running, help furniture makers develop new designs, empower appliance manufacturers to make smaller and quieter machines… and the list goes on. As a specialty chemical manufacturer, we have called on the largest companies in almost every industry imaginable to develop unique coatings, adhesives, and lubricants, furthering the ability for these companies to deliver improvements to quality and durability.

Careers at Daubert Chemical

For the past 80 years, Daubert’s strategy has been to hire only exceptional individuals who can excel in a variety of areas. We are always on the lookout for individuals with experience in the Automotive, Transportation, Steel, or Defense industries. But more important than that is an innate desire to learn new areas, and to understand how things work. Our sales people understand the chemistry of what they sell, just as much as our chemists need to understand the industry our products go into. And everyone, from president to factory worker, plays a role in offering suggestions for improving the quality of the products we make. If you’re a person who’s comfortable wearing multiple hats, driven by intellectual curiosity, mechanically inclined, and a problem solver… then our customers have the challenges to keep you busy.

Open Positions at Daubert

All general employment inquiries can be sent to careers@daubert.com. Periodically, we will post job openings that are specifically needed. Any open positions will be listed below and closed once the search is complete. If your background is of interest to us, we will contact you directly. Please do not call the company directly. Callers with employment inquiries will be directed to contact us at the “careers” email address.

Jobs

Job Description: 

We are seeking a QA Lab Technician position in the Quality Assurance (QA) Department. This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager in the QA Lab. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are 9am-5:30pm Monday-Friday. Note: this position is the bridge between 1st and 2nd shift and must have the ability to come in earlier or stay late to cover these shifts if needed with short notice. Occasional overtime and weekend hours may be scheduled according to business needs.

We are seeking a QA Lab Technician position in the Quality Assurance (QA) Department. This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager in the QA Lab. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are 9am-5:30pm Monday-Friday. Note: this position is the bridge between 1st and 2nd shift and must have the ability to come in earlier or stay late to cover these shifts if needed with short notice. Occasional overtime and weekend hours may be scheduled according to business needs.

SUMMARY:

The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician works independently and coordinates essential Quality Assurance functions from raw materials through finished product release (includes quality control).  Perform tests and inspections in an efficient and accurate manner to facilitate manufacturing schedule and demands by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform finished products and raw materials testing in an accurate, precise and efficient manner.
  • Record and analyze test data.
  • Review data for conformance to specifications.
  • Analysis and procedures show scientific judgment without errors/omissions.
  • Verifies product compliance and alerts management of any deviations from specifications.
  • Work closely with manufacturing to direct batch adjustments and end-product quality.
  • Maintains general housekeeping and cleaning standards of the Lab. 
  • Maintain equipment, records (logs, documentation, calibration etc.), in the laboratory area.
  • Participate in continuous improvement endeavors.
  • Involvement in experiment design, execution and customer complaint root cause evaluation. 
  • Liaise with outside entities (manufacturers, R&D laboratory, Shipping, Sales, etc.), as directed.
  • Generate product labels and Certificate of Analysis for finished products.
  • Handles product, raw material retains and scrap.
  • Obtain and prepare samples as required for third party.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year Quality and/or Chemistry related certificate from college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven track record working in a Manufacturing process, Quality Assurance Laboratory.
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrate professional interpersonal skills in order to be successful as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Self-starter, work under minimal supervision after training, stay organized and multitask throughout day in a fast-paced environment to manage all the tasks.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret statistical process control charts and data.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality are required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and policies.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (or comparable); Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and seldom lift and/or move up to 25- 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions by walking between buildings. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Local candidates only. Relocation assistance is not available. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Please send a cover letter with your resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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