Lab Technician

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  • Location:

    Wallingford Center, United States

  • Sector:

    Quality Technicians

  • Contact:

    Toby McAllister

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

We are looking for Quality Control Technician to work for one of our clients in Wallingford, CT on a temp to hire basis.


Analyzes finished goods and raw materials for approval or rejection. This position exists so we can maintain a high-quality product for sale. It requires a higher level of skills and the exercise of more individual judgment than a C-level technician.


  • Responsible for the timely sampling and analysis of raw materials and for timely analysis of finished goods; documenting results of analyses on laboratory records and computer mainframe.
  • Operate all laboratory equipment
  • Keep Quality Control Supervisor informed of any problems
  • Maintain clean laboratory; dispose of old samples in the correct manner
  • Maintain laboratory in Regulatory Compliance under direction of Laboratory Supervisor
  • Must successfully complete RCRA training according to job function and the regulations
  • Must successfully complete DOT Awareness training
  • Participates in emergency response as defined in the program and training capability
  • Handles hazardous waste according to procedure
  • Follows emergency response procedures


  • Lift and carry 50 lb. boxes and pails
  • Reach, with weight of 10 lbs., to a height of 6’
  • Climb a 6’ ladder (used for sampling totes)
  • Data entry
  • Knowledge of QC laboratory equipment
  • Some knowledge of company products from QC point of view
  • Communicate effectively
  • 20/20 vision, normal hearing, corrected
  • Must be able to differentiate colors
  • Must be able to wear various respirators including face-sealing types; (no beards) unless exempted


  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of company products from QC point of view; some familiarity with chemical operations
  • Basic math


  • Data entry skills
  • Operate and perform normal maintenance on all QC lab equipment
  • Capability to interpret sample data
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate ability to follow directions
  • Ability to apply knowledge of QC analytical methods to assist in solving quality control and plant quality problems


  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Demonstrate self-motivation
  • Willingness to work all shifts and occasional overtime as required


  • High School diploma and experience in production or laboratory operations, or other applicable experience or education
  • Basic math and data entry skills
  • Some familiarity with chemical operations
  • Demonstrated good communication skills and ability to follow directions
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation
  • Demonstrated willingness to work all shifts and occasional overtime as required
  • Ability to work within ISO requirements
  • Familiarity with company QC lab operation and information flow
  • Ability to exercise some product QC judgment and to recognize QC problems
  • Ability to operate titrators and, under direction, perform simple titration parameter changes


  • Temp to hire position
  • This is a night shift position – 7:00pm – 7:30am.  The schedule is 4 days on, 3 days off; required to work every other weekend


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations.


Lighthouse Professional Services works with Fortune 500 clients all over the

East Coast offering staffing services for full-time and contract assignments.