Technology Lab Shift Lead

Company: SABIC ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IN-Mount Vernon
Not Specified
At least 5 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Responsible for team of technicians that rotates weekly between days and evenings.Responsible for day to day tactical operations including reviewing, scheduling, and prioritizing incoming extrusion, injection molding and testing requests. Includes assigning work and communicating with other leads.Responsible for initiating discussions with product developers and other test requestors when further clarification is needed before completing requests or to fully communicate results.Will perform extrusion, injection molding, mechanical, physical, thermal, rheological, and flame testing as necessary to support technology, manufacturing, and customer issue requests.Will perform basic troubleshooting, maintenance and calibrations on instruments/equipment in molding and testing labs.Will use various software systems related to quality management and laboratory information management.Will assist in the identification and implementation of projects to improve lab efficiency and/or install new equipment. Work closely with vendors to develop scope and drive projects for new equipment installations.Responsible for completing and delivering performance appraisals to shift technicians, this includes the coaching and mentoring of these technicians.Responsible for working closely with maintenance team, submitting maintenance requests when necessary, to assure regular availability of all necessary equipment.Will provide coverage as necessary for maintenance specialist. This will include being trained in certain areas such as: filling out permits, performing Lock Out Tag Out, and using maintenance specific computer software systems.Will fully participate in lab safety and housekeeping duties.
Job RequirementsMust have 5 years leadership experience along with demonstrated leadership ability.Must have successfully completed the following university level coursework (or equivalent): Chemistry I & II, Algebra.Proficiency with MS Word/ExcelFamiliarity with injection molding and with laboratory instrumental techniquesExcellent written and verbal communication skills for internal and external interface.Attention to detail and organized approach to workAbility to work independently as well as demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills• You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.• You must be 18 years or older.• You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process.• You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.• You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.  



We’ve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, you’re the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. We’re committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. We’ve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.