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Chemical Laboratory Technician, Manufacturing - TX

Houston, Texas

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 226785
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.


Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.

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Position Overview
Are you ready to expand your knowledge and push your analytical skills further?  Would you like to do so with a leader in analytical process gas chromatography?  Siemens Industry, Inc's Process Instruments and Analytics Business Unit has an immediate opening for a Chemical Laboratory technician. This position is manufacturing based and is located in Houston, TX. The successful candidate will possess, as a minimum, the skills necessary to provide custom mixing of various vapor and liquid chemicals to produce quantitative synthetic samples, and the ability to support custom production of gas chromatograph separation columns to meet customer requirements.
The candidate will interact with process GC method development chemists and GC final test technicians on a routine basis.  May also provide non-laboratory administrative support to other groups on an as-needed basis. Must be comfortable in working in a team environment and in an industrial laboratory.
  • on job safety
  • production of custom chemical mixtures and chromatographic columns
  • perform supportive lab GC tests
  • maintaining chemical inventories
  • manage disposal of chemical wastes
  • assist in standardization of work processes
  • interface with various internal customers
  • provide general guidance to others and train lower level employees
  • Effectively identify problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is difficult or complex
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with focus on Analytical skills
  • Firm understanding of fundamental math skills
  • Concepts of Dilution
  • Basic understanding of gas chromatographic principles
  • Detail Oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Effective communication skills
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
  • Knowledge of Lean practices desirable
  • Familiarity with SAP


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