Mechanical Lab Technician
Company: Stepan Company
Posted on: September 12, 2021
The Mechanical Lab Technician is responsible for
the operation and maintenance of various equipment, basic
formulating and material property testing while actively
participating/leading safety standards of the laboratories.
Process Description: 75%
Actively participate and collaborate on safety and waste programs,
and steadfastly adhere to safety policies/standards.
Set up and maintenance of Polymer group R&D equipment to ensure
consistent machine operation.
Ability to operate equipment as needed.
Troubleshoot and resolve R&D technical challenges related to
May manage department inventory, and certain databases/records.
Keep an up-to-date electronic lab notebook (ELN) and other
documentation (e.g. project tracking, technical reports).
Must be organized and action oriented. Willing to learn a variety
of methods and procedures.
Project & Programs Description: 15%
Perform projects and assignments following established procedures
and project plans.
Monitoring equipment operation while gathering data to meet project
and/or customer deadlines.
Works under limited supervision for routine situations.
People Description: 10%
Participate in, and diligently follow, all safety programs and
Participate in department workgroups; contribute ideas and
suggestions for improving department infrastructure and work
Works with the team to build & expand the technical capability
- Experience in chemical materials
- Mechanical ‘aptitude’ maintaining and operating manufacturing
equipment (ex. Pumps, motors, flowmeters and the like)
- Associates Degree or have 0-2 years relevant work
Established in 1932,
Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate
chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty
ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional
products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface
cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing
locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of
growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career
opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals
at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving
our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team
members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial
spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving
We celebrate diversity
at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive
environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other
status protected by applicable law.
Keywords: Stepan Company, Naperville , Mechanical Lab Technician, Other , Naperville, Illinois
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