Location: Kokomo, Indiana Department: Hi Temp/Corrosion Lab
Provide a Technician capable of performing Advanced level testing duties, maintaining current and future testing activities and provide support to moderately complex testing activities with some direct supervision.
Role Qualifications: (Required & Preferred)
Associates Degree Sciences (P), High School with some advanced education (R).
Associates Degree Sciences w/ 3+ years of experience pertinent to High Temperature or Corrosion testing (P), High School w/ some advanced education and 2+ years of experience pertinent to High Temperature or Corrosion testing (R).
Areas of Knowledge:
Safety (R), High temperature testing (P), Heat treating (P), Sample preparation (P), Laboratory Workflow (P), Chemical Corrosion testing (P), Chemistry (P), Calibration & Specification (P) and Metallurgy (P).
Advanced Math Skills (P), Computer-word processing and spreadsheet (R), Analytical (P), Interpersonal (R), Writing (P), Organizational Skills (P) and follow written procedures (R).
Specific Accountabilities for the Role:
Communication - Effectively and clearly communicate and contribute personal and professional knowledge to enhance skills of others. Receptive to direction and training necessary to meet the qualifications required for the assigned tasks. Accept feedback in a positive manner and encourage two-way communications for ideas, improvements, and continual feedback. Serve as a role model by attending daily safety meetings and correcting safety concerns when they arise, participating in safety audit and motivating others to achieve results through example and encouragement.
Processes Used - Perform standardized testing and analysis functions in High Temperature and Corrosion Labs considering Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost. These include but are not limited to sample preparation, compiling and posting data, equipment verification, standardized corrosion testing, heat treatments, quality control testing, and specialty testing as assigned. Provide technical support using test equipment within the High Temperature and Corrosion Labs while following established procedures and guidelines. Assist Supervisor and Lead Technicians in developing process and procedural improvements and project activities. Maintain a clean and organized work area.
Cross-functional Relations - Recognize responsibilities based on organizational structure and communicate with the appropriate individuals (persons responsible). Assist Supervisor and Lead Technicians in process/procedural improvement initiatives, maintaining laboratory procedures, equipment, equipment calibration, and training to meet internal/external quality requirement accreditation mandates (Nadcap, ISO, etc.) and industry standards (ASTM, ASM, etc.).