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Manufacturing Technician – Job Description

The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the end-to-end manufacturing of  product in a manufacturing environment.  The Manufacturing Technician will work in a continuous manufacturing environment, operating and monitoring all test/inspection and manufacturing equipment and documenting relevant data in strict adherence to protocols.   


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Test incoming chemicals/materials to ensure only product that meets the manufacturers specifications are used for manufacturing.
  • Blend chemicals together per recipes defined by engineering, continuously or in a batches, for large scale manufacturing.
  • Deposit chemical blends ,using deposition equipment, onto substrates.
  • Perform In-Process Quality Control (IPQC) at logical points in the manufacturing process as defined by the Manufacturing Process Engineer/Manager.
  • Execute Outgoing Process Control (OQC) on complete product before it ships to customers.
  • Organize and maintain the chemical storage and manufacturing areas using 5S principles.
  • Have a good mastery of manufacturing and test/inspection processes and equipments used in the manufacturing process.  Provide closed-loop feedback to the Manufacturing Process Engineer/Manager especially for continuous improvement of the test/inspection and manufacturing process  .
  • Implement good book keeping of all equipment calibration and maintenance, test/inspection and Statistical Process Control (SPC) records.
  • Keep test/inspection and manufacturing equipment in good working order by performing regular inspection, cleaning, servicing along with routine and preventative maintenance to make sure the machine or process never breaks down.
  • Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), health and safety protocols are adhered to during the manufacturing process.
  • When needed, assist the Manufacturing Process Engineer/Manager with maintenance of production documentation (equipment manuals, process maps, etc.).



  • Associate's degree in applied science or chemical technolog/chemistry or associated job based experience.
  • Proven capability in settting up, operating, troubleshooting (when necessary) chemical lab oratory/manufacturing equipments.
  • Has applied the Lean 5S principle in a previous role in a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.


Preferred Abilities/Skills:

  • 3+ years in a medium to large scale chemical manufacturing environment in a manufacturing technician or similar capacity.
  • Has strong inclinations to make data driven decisions.
  • Demonstrates strong problem solving skills.
  • Has done coursework in statistics and computer science or has previously performed data analysis and modeling in previous roles.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • Track record of being a good team player.
  • Good multi-tasking capability.
  • Training and/or Certification in Lean methodology highly preferred.

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