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  • This position will lead and run the day-to-day operations of the PGM plant analytical laboratory, ensure the reliability and timeliness of analysis.

Main Tasks:

  • Involve and execute the EHS activities of plant lab; Manage the lab gas room and make sure all operation safely; Manage and collect sample and return back to production periodically; Separate and collect hazard waste with/without PM and send for further treatment.
  • Keep equipment and instrument well maintained daily. Day-to-day troubleshooting analytical instrument and coordination with vendors for major maintenance and service.
  • Day-to-day test operation for auto catalyst and precious metal salt& solution area, according to lab work instruction.
  • Become the expert on precious metal analysis area, mainly for auto catalyst and precious metals& solutions sample. Continuously cross check with Union and Rome lab to ensure the precision and accuracy of test are well maintained. Coach new lab technician and make sure all operation following the standard operation procedure.
  • Test record kept well and data input into SAP& relevant lab datasheet.
  • Management and track the outgoing sample to partnership lab.
  • Coordinate with production department and help to trouble shoot the problem.
  • Assistant to update and revise the test method and test plan. Involve in the new method development.
  • Involve the setup of lab quality management system, to meet the requirement of ISO17025 and ISO9001.


  • Education:  Bachelor or above in analyzing Chemistry
  • Working Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience in quality control and inorganic analytical chemistry
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge: Working knowledge of ICP-OES, ICP-MS, Thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA/ TGA_DSC), Combustion Analyzer(C/S), Ion chromatography (IC); Familiar with Windows 10 and MS Office software; both Chinese and English language is required fluent both Spoken and written, ECT-4 or above;

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