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Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Pennsauken, NJ, 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…

Position Summary

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.

Essential Functions

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 Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or other related science with a 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 as well as excellent PC skills including MS Office and SAP. Knowledge of statistic and related software (e.g. Minitab) is preferred.

Physical Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK CONDITIONS: The conditions herein are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and are
subject to modification at the company’s discretion, without notice. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions,
provided it does not create an undue hardship on the Company, in accordance with applicable
law.Work conditions are those that are those present in normal laboratory environment. This
position requires moving about as much as 50% of the workday throughout the laboratory and/or
plant; and the occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds. Frequently the work requires squatting,
stooping, bending, crouching. Use of computer involves some repetitive motion. Business needs
require that the employee in this position work an established 40hour
workweek and on occasion
work additional hours outside of the standard schedule. The work of this position is most often
performed in a laboratory environment, which is protected from weather conditions but not
necessarily from temperature changes. There is also periodic exposure to cold (e.g., on warehouse
floor). Personal protective equipment must be worn where required. Depending on work location,
closed toe shoes, safety glasses, gloves or protection from high noise levels is needed. To ensure
products satisfy the required quality levels and that operations are consistently efficient and
effective, employees must wear protective clothing such as a uniform, coverall, frock, hair net, beard
cover, etc. in certain areas of the facility.VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without
correction.HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Our Offer to you

Our Employees Are Our Most Valuable Asset #FOR YOU

Eligible for Benefits on day one of employment

  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Company paid Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Option to purchase additional Life insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Travel Assistance
  • Identity Theft Assistance
  • Will Preparation Services
  • Paid Time off (vacation)
  • Paid Time off (Sick and Vacation)
  • Twelve Paid Holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs.



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.