Lab Technician I
Job Opportunity at SD Myers, Inc.

Posted on Sep 12    330 630-7000

Location: Tallmadge, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142053

Lab Technician I (2nd shift) 3:30pm-11:30pm Overtime required when needed

Position Summary:Reports to the Lab Shift Supervisor. The purpose of the Lab Tech I (Level 1) role is to help SD Myers inform customers of equipment insulation conditions to prolong the transformers operational life. This position completes a limited variety of analytical chemical tests while understanding parameters of the test performed.


Results Expected:

  • Quality – meet criteria according to standard operating procedures.

  • Productivity - Perform the expected number of tests per eight hour shift at any one of the following test stations.

  • Enter test results into Navision data entry program according to standard procedure.

  • Proficiency in following tests (one or more):

    • Oil Screen

    • Karl Fischer – moisture

    • Power Factor

    • Inhibitor

  • Follow safety and the CHP regulations.


Position Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Entry-level lab services where work is closely supervised and in accordance with well-defined standard and procedures of uncomplicated nature.

  • Performs a limited variety of chemical tests to determine composition, structure, and chemical or physical properties for analysis and evaluation by SD Myers Chemist.

  • Test procedures are standardized.

  • Records and compiles data and prepares reports of tests.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Skills, training and education that are required to accomplish the positional duties and expected results

  • High School Diploma/GED, taken Chemistry classes preferred

  • 1-2 years of experience and familiarity with lab procedures preferred.

  • Knowledge of general lab safety practices preferred.


Key Skills and Personal Traits:

  • Able to work independently.

  • Strong ability to problem solve, think outside the box.

  • Strong initiative.

  • Strong follow through skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Time/Task reliability.

  • Good attendance, punctuality and reliability.

  • Full understanding of Company culture, vision, mission and purpose

  • Must display a high level of integrity and initiative.

  • Must have a strong sense of team commitment, which includes meeting deadlines, punctuality and excellent follow-through and feedback.

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.


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