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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Lab Technician Summary/Objective

Lab Technicians are responsible for receiving, testing, analyzing, recording and reporting results of their tests to ensure quality of finished product. 

Laboratory Technician

  • The Laboratory Technician is responsible for maintaining production, quality performance levels, and the efficient use of manufacturing equipment in accordance with his/her knowledge and training in conformance with established Work Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • The Laboratory Technician’s overall responsibility is for testing, releasing and performance of raw materials for Rubber & Aluminum.
  • Areas of responsibility
  • Water System Monitoring: will conduct appropriate testing on site’s water systems to ensure microbiological cleanliness requirements are met on a daily basis.
  • Cleanroom Environment Monitoring: will conduct appropriate testing to ensure that the cleanliness level of the surfaces and air within the site’s cleanrooms.
  • Testing: will be responsible for conducting testing on the water system to ensure cleanliness requirements are met. This position will also conduct testing to ensure surfaces and air are at correct level. This position will also be responsible for performing chemistry related testing on raw materials, sample tests and releasing batches according to SOPs.
  • Finished Product Evaluation: will be responsible for lab equipment purchases and validations of lab equipment. This position will also conduct special tests or experiments as needed including bioburden, endotoxin, and particulate testing, swell, coring, fragmentation, penetration force, moisture analysis, volatile sulphides, percent ash, and UV absorbance.
  • Reporting: will prepare technical reports and trends.

Your Profile

  • Minimum of a high school diploma/ GE.  An Associate's degree in Biology, Microbiology or other related science
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a laboratory environment, however 3 years minimum experience preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have regulatory or Pharma with clean room (ISO 7 or better) experience
  • Excellent PC skills including MS Office and SAP
  • Knowledge of statistic and related software (e.g. Minitab) is preferred.


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

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