Laboratory Technician (Graveyard)

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: Sparks, Nevada, US

This opening is intended to be a Full time position.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Maintain punctuality/attendance and accuracy/productivity requirements.
  • Receive and sort lubricant and fuel samples. Register and log samples into database.
  • Weigh and pour samples for use in autosamplers.
  • Operate in accordance with the department’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Complete determinations for sample testing, accurately record data, and complete documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Report instrument and safety issues to shift lead, supervisor, manager, safety department.
  • Perform set-up, calibration, and maintenance of instrumentation and laboratory equipment.
  • Efficiently complete all assigned duties on time.
  • Advise team on material stock levels, safety concerns, waste levels, equipment health.
  • Actively seek and provide feedback from/to customers, sales representatives, fellow employees, shift lead, supervisors, and manager.
  • Actively participate in Safety, Quality, and Continuous Improvement.
  • Attend and apply company sponsored technical training classes to enhance technical skills on a regular basis.
  • Maintain performance measures in accordance with the department’s goals to support the strategic direction of the organization and the division.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and safety regulations. Use all safety equipment as necessary. Report any unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Enable Cashman to achieve its objective of Safely Home. Everyone. Every Day.™ by promoting a positive safety culture and adhering to all company safety policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Consistently demonstrate Cashman Equipment’s Core Values (Communicators, Accountable, Safe, Honest, Mentors, Adaptable, and Now-Right Now) in the performance of one’s functions and responsibilities while promoting and enhancing customer satisfaction, market dominance, and profitability.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of effective customer service techniques and excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficient basic computer technology skills, including ability to utilize company software.
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented; ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all co-workers, customers, and the public and to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority.
  • Ability to participate as part of a team, leading and assisting where appropriate and requesting assistance when needed.
  • Customer focused, delivering high-quality, cost-effective service.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or trade school or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and understand materials commonly used in the job function.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, math, and basic computer skills.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor consistent with position and responsibilities.
  • Stand/walk 8-10 hours in a day. Sit 4-8 hours in a day.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Frequently lift 2-5 lbs.
  • Must be able to occasionally/frequently bend, squat and climb.
  • Must use hands for repetitive simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • People first team environment, focused on safety and mentorship to achieve quality and productivity.
  • Industrial laboratory with occasional exposure to office, shop, warehouse and outdoors.
  • Primarily a temperature-controlled environment in an artificially lit building.
  • Includes the handling of lubricants, chemicals, solvents, and compressed gasses.
  • May be requested to work various shifts and overtime as business needs arise.
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