QA Laboratory Technician











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We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in 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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

QA Laboratory Technician (2101205) – Washington, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team.  In this role, you will be responsible, under the direction of the QC Manager and the Senior Laboratory technician, to perform analytical analyses on various process streams, on finished products, raw materials, and product shipments.  You will record and evaluate the test data obtained and reports the results as appropriate.

Primary responsibilities include:

Complies with all applicable GMP, ISO, and RCMS requirements.

Duties include hazardous waste management activities

Analysis of Operations provided samples

Manage the accumulation labeling, inspection and storage of hazardous waste generated in the Laboratory

Basic emergency response as it applies to laboratory hazardous waste spills

Handles equipment which comes into contact with hazardous substances.  Participates in site drills for emergency preparedness, responds to incidents involving hazardous substances

Performs variety of chemical and physical laboratory tests, both standard and non-standard in nature, to obtain information necessary for the development and/or quality assurance of products

Records observations and data from experiments performed and makes routine calculations.  Prepares reports covering work

Interprets routine lab results and decides if they are acceptable, and notifies appropriate department of pertinent findings

Assembles, tests and operates a variety of laboratory apparatus and related equipment, as required, to satisfy assignments

Occasionally devises tests and procedures to solve problems where no specific methodology exists

Responsible for maintenance of all lab equipment.  This includes minor repair work as needed

Assists in the introduction of new test procedures and/or use of new analytical equipment

Works shift schedule, as requested, or upon assignment

Performs various special assignments, as directed, as well as other miscellaneous functions normally associated with assignment of lab technicians

Responsible for laboratory organization, upkeeping and cleanliness

Observes all safety rules and regulations in the plant and laboratory areas.  Maintains laboratory area and equipment in an orderly and safe condition

Attends monthly plant safety meetings and participates in functions of this nature

Follows BASF’s EEO and Affirmative Action Policies and promotes their observance in performance of job duties

Supplemental Responsibilities include:

Complete customer questionnaires

Supply standard documents to customers

Contribute on special projects to support EM Quality & Regulatory team efforts 

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Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you @BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For In You…

Basic Qualifications:

BS or Associates degree in Chemistry or a science related field required.

3 years of experience with knowledge of equipment (laboratory and related apparatus), tests, and specifications of current products and various approaches to solution of assignments, recording of data and preparation of reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

SAP experience is preferred

Analytical testing method experience preferred

Basic understanding of theory, operation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation such as gas chromatographs, viscometers, spectrophotometers, pH meters, titrators.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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