Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia’s rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.
Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.
COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia’s business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.
Covia is looking for a dynamic Lab Technician who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Technisand Wedron location in Wedron, IL.
The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:
- Obtaining and preparing product samples for analysis and storage
- Conducting various tests according to established laboratory procedures
- Utilizing various computer applications to compile, record and report test results
- Performing general housekeeping within the laboratory
- Following Covia, MSHA and OSHA safety standards at all times
- Working in a physically demanding work environment
The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:
- Physical and chemical laboratory testing procedures
- Microsoft Office and various other computer applications
- Basic mathematics, statistical analysis and particle size distributions
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
**Please note that we require all new hires to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a vaccine protocol that has been approved for use (whether on an emergency basis or otherwise) by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). Any new hire who cannot receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a health condition or a sincerely held religious belief will have the opportunity to seek an accommodation, in compliance with applicable laws.
At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.
The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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