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QC Technician - Floater

Johnson Matthey Wayne Full-Time
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Responsible for performing inspections and laboratory analysis utilizing a variety of techniques, to ensure quality of production.  This includes quality checks of raw materials used in the production process to ensure they meet ISO standards; quality checks of production samples and final products prior to shipment to the customer.  This includes transferring clear and accurate data from all laboratory analyses performed to the appropriate department.  Heavy work volume is often continuous.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be able to perform the general duties of Technician.
  • Performs more complex QC testing, including the set-up of instrumentation parameters to meet different customer requirements.   Is an expert in the use of one particular analyzer instrument, or is cross-functional across many different labs within QC.  Performs instrument calibrations for ICP and XRF analyzers as needed.
  • Performs regular scheduled in-house maintenance and routine repairs of testing instrumentation. 
  • Responsible for reviewing QC test data, identifying any unusual or out of control conditions, and assisting in resolving any such conditions.  Investigates reasons for test failures, including whether the failure is occurring on the reactor or analytical side, versus an electrical or mechanical issue with the test instrument.  Follows corrective procedures for analysis or instrument errors. 
  • Works with Supervisor and Chemist to resolve more complex issues.
  • Assists in the implementation of new methods and procedures to support the functions of the QC department, in addition to making changes to existing procedures.  Applies statistical control principles in maintaining accurate and precise measurement capabilities throughout the QC laboratories.  Performs correlation studies and instrument capability studies as needed. 
  • Assists in training other QC technicians. 

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field with 0-4 years experience; or 
  • Associates degree in technical field with minimum 4 years related experience, of which 2-4 years are direct experience working in QC; or
  • High School Diploma with college level coursework in Chemistry and Mathematics plus a minimum of 5+ years experience, of which 1-3 years are direct experience working in QC.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures.




Skills required

Sample Procedure
Quality Assurance
Performance Testing
Perform Inspection
Total Quality Management
Provide Technical Guidance
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Johnson Matthey is an international speciality chemicals company, founded almost 200 years ago in London. Technology leadership forms the basis of our strategy to deliver superior long term growth.

A leader in sustainable technologies, many of the group’s products enhance the quality of life of millions through their beneficial impact on the environment, human health and wellbeing.

The world has changed a lot since Johnson Matthey’s foundation in 1817. From its early days as a precious metals assayer, the company has always sought to build on its strengths and respond to changing global needs. Today the group continues to apply its expertise in science and innovation to develop world leading products and technologies for customers around the world.

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