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Lab Technician I

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Looking for a new challenge where your hard work and entrepreneurial spirit will gain you recognition and reward? Then look no further than GAF, a $3 billion company and the largest roofing manufacturer in North America.

At GAF, we’ve built one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge, and successful employee teams in the building products industry (and we’ve got the financial results to prove it!). Whether it’s in our Parsippany, NJ, world headquarters, or at one of our more than 24 manufacturing plants, our standards are high and the opportunities for career advancement are limited only by your desire to succeed.

If you’re turned on by the idea of working for a market-leading company, in a fast-paced environment where you can truly make a difference, then GAF may be the place for you.

The Lab Technician I will perform various quality systems and testing activities for manufacturing operation, including raw material and product testing, quality audits, plant trials, and quality lab maintenance and organization during the 2nd or 3rd shift.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Assist in the design and execution of plant trials and other experiments. Actively participate in process-improvement activities.

+ Assure all activities are performed safely.

+ Audit lab and manufacturing processes

+ Communicate with production operators and leaders

+ Conduct and coordinate calibration and maintenance of quality lab testing equipment.

+ Conduct required test instrument measurement studies.

+ Conduct environmental water sampling monthly and/or semiannually.

+ Conduct routine audits of identified production activities and finished goods to monitor performance of plant quality systems.

+ Coordinate documentation, investigation, and testing of customer complaint material and other production line off-quality issues.

+ Create and maintain filing system for identified shift production reports. Generate required reports for product and quality system performance.

+ Generate reports

+ Maintain lab calibrations and documentation

+ Order routine lab supplies

+ Perform chemical and physical property tests

+ Review real-time quality

+ Routine testing of raw material and finished product testing.

+ Specify, procure, and maintain all quality lab operating supplies.

+ Utilize and maintain various computer-based programs to store and analyze process and product data for degree of stability and conformance to standards.

+ Perform other duties as assigned.


Required: Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment. Preferred: A BS degree in Science, Engineering or a related field with demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment. Will accept Co-op experience.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.

GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V

No search firms please.

+ Requisition ID: 5601

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