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BASF Lab Tech IV - Architectural Coatings in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Lab Technician IV, Architectural Coatings – 2000456 - Charlotte, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a Lab Technician IV to work in the Dispersions & Resins (ED) business unit as part of our Charlotte, NC company site.

This position has the primary responsibility of supporting the development of functional polymer dispersions for the architectural coatings market.

Formula for Success

  • Work with Research and Associate Scientists to test polymers for the architectural coatings market. Complete laboratory projects to support Polymer Research & Development for architectural coatings. Completely and accurately report testing results and observations in project files

  • Perform maintenance and calibration activities required to maintain ISO compliance. Develop the necessary knowledge with the equipment and procedures to provide expertise to internal and external customers. Serve within a laboratory team in such activities as equipment repairs, including interfacing with manufacturers, contractors and site facilities. Assist other technicians in the completion of development projects as necessary.

  • Generate ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team. Strong work ethic and be self-motivated. Ability to operate projects with a high sense of urgency. Work comfortably in a team environment and also effectively on individual efforts. Possess highest standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail. Flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.

  • High School Diploma or GED and 4 years practical laboratory experience in a chemical related field, or an Associates Degree with 2 years practical laboratory experience in a chemical related field. Must possess good oral and written communication skills.

  • BS Degree. Experience in the testing of coatings for various applications. Use of basic computer skills and be comfortable with MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-EDN/T-Technology-63014532

Title: Lab Tech IV - Architectural Coatings

Location: NC-Charlotte

Requisition ID: 2000456