Lab Tech II Analytical R&D

Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45232

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  3042

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
 

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
 

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter
 

Position: Lab Tech II - Analytical R&D

Work Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Work Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm

 

This role performs chemical and physical analysis following approved methodology and conducts experiments on organic and inorganic substances (such as pigment, inks, additives, solvents, and raw materials) to assure both product suitability and applicability.  Accurately and safely performs and documents all experiments and results with minimal supervision. Operates and performs minor maintenance on lab equipment used in testing. Performs procedures and documentation required by the Quality Management System.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

 

  • Setup and operation of analytical instruments such as GC, HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR, and ICP ISO calibration of equipment. 
  • Compliance with site regulations, including adherence to safety guidelines, chemical hygiene, and ISO guidelines.  
  • Quality control analysis.
  • Maintain a safe and compliant lab environment.
  • Order lab supplies and manage inventory.

 

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques (HPLC, GC, ICP, UV-Vis, FTIR), titrations, pH, and conductivity measurements.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members from different disciplines (e.g., research chemists, engineers) to ensure successful project completion.
  • Prioritize competing tasks effectively to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Excel and Word. 
  • Mathematical skills, including regression analysis and experience with analytical data analysis systems (GC, HPLC) are preferred.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, flexible, and have good communication skills (verbal and written)

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Associate degree in chemistry preferred, others considered based on aptitude. 
  • 1-2 years experience in the Analytical Chemistry field.
  • Strong safety and ethics awareness.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:  Mon-Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm EST

BENEFITS

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance. Eligibility of benefit timing may vary.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 

It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
 

Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Sun Chemical or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed contract on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered property of Sun Chemical and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired.

 

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