Share this Job
Email similar jobs to meEmail similar jobs to me

Laboratory Coordinator (Concrete Admixtures Technician Coordinator) Job

Date: Feb 22, 2018

Location: Beachwood, OH, US

Company: BASF

Laboratory Coordinator (Concrete Admixtures Technician Coordinator)-1800394

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

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 with strong emphasis process safety, as well as 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.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Laboratory Coordinator (Concrete Admixtures Technician Coordinator) (1800394) – Beachwood, OH

The purpose of this position is to assist group managers with supervision of the technician pool. Provide scientists the resources needed to carry out evaluations and assistance as needed with all projects without being dedicated to any one project. Provide the technicians with the resources, organization and training necessary to be successful every day. Serve as a presence to smooth the transition of new managers, scientists and technicians into and out of the group and to assist in their day-to-day duties. Responsibility to train technicians, organize lab work, lab equipment and testing procedures and to help with any type of project-related and technical support work as needed.

Work environment:

Concrete laboratory, 40% Walking, Physical Testing, Lifting (up to 50 pounds)

60% Coordination and Communication

Level of Autonomy/Decision Making Responsibility:

Elaboration and coordination of the laboratory schedule according to the prioritization defined by management. Responsibility for allocating the lab technicians according to the needs identified on the schedule. Goal setting according to business strategy as well as performance evaluation of all technicians in the pool.

Internal and external relationships:

The coordinator will indirectly report to the group managers ensuring the execution of the experiments according to priorities. Scientists in the three different groups will request experiments to the pool via scheduling.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

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:

4-year degree in a scientific field or high school diploma with >6 years’ experience in testing materials within this industry or in a similar industry is required.

6 years of laboratory experience and familiar with QC testing methods and be familiar with the use of a multitude of analytical equipment.

ACI Field Technician Certification and ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Certification or equivalent laboratory proficiency appropriate to work group.

At least 1 year of experience in troubleshooting admixture-related problems

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledgeable of BASF Construction Chemical’s products.

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.

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

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Technician, Construction, Chemical Research, Laboratory, Technology, Engineering, Science, Research