ICP Lab Technician

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Date: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Wartburg – Tennessee, US, 37887

Company: Heraeus

ICP Lab Technician
Location Wartburg – Tennessee
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


ICP Chemist 

The ICP Chemist produces accurate and timely analysis of specified samples using the defined methods and procedures in order to support the company’s sales, material management and production efforts.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Performs analyses according to assigned written procedures, manages several concurrent analyses as required, and strives to exceed accuracy and performance measures as provided by company management.


  • Closely examines sample quality and labeling and brings any deviation to the attention of Supervisor/Manager and suggests course of action.
  • Prepares and reviews assay in specified form to be approved by Supervisor/Manager.
  • Review equipment calibration status and correct as needed. 
  • Review laboratory data for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform/Support Method Development Activities
  • Participates in shift change over and communicates the status of all analyses and needed work.
  • Participate in and assist in generating method, equipment, quality, procedure and other training as provided by the laboratory manager.


What is required for this role:


  • Bachelor in Chemistry or related field preferred.
  • Wet Chemistry Laboratory:  Experience in wet chemical analysis and precious metals analysis preferred.
  • Experience in general preparation and instrumental methods such as ICP, ICP-MS, Acid/Base Titrations, and XRF preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with all levels of the organization.
  • The ability to understand concepts involving statistics, probabilities and formula manipulation and perform basic calculations on volume, mass, atomic percentages, weight percentages, density, molecular weight of alloys and compounds and charge weights. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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