BASF Quality Control Lab Technician in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Quality Control Lab Technician - 1801370 – Spartanburg, SC

The Lab Technician I provides quality control support for site production activities by performing routine and some non-routine testing of raw materials, semi-finished and finished products. Provide support for product shipping activities by analysis of shipments, generation of COAs and record keeping. Provide assistance to site departments as needed to ensure product quality. The position requires accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to follow procedures precisely in a 12-hour rotating shift schedule. This is an entry level position.


  1. Perform routine testing and approval of raw materials, semi-finished and finished products.

  2. Perform testing of product shipments and generate certificate of analysis for shipments.

  3. Perform non-routine testing of materials under the supervision of the QC manager or a Senior Lab Technician.

  4. Communication with production and shipping departments regarding test results and material status.

  5. Assist the Production Department when nonconforming product occurs. Notification of the QC manager when nonconforming finished product occurs.

  6. Maintain records of analytical results and input of test results to computer data system.

  7. Preparation and testing of lab blends and approval of conforming blends.

  8. Follows all applicable site policies in the performance of these duties.

  9. Complete all required safety training and follow all applicable safety procedures in the performance of work.

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 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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED and minimum 1 year of lab work experience desired OR an associate degree in chemistry or chemical technology.

• Temporary (contract) employees with a high school diploma who have successfully completed White Stone site lab training and shown demonstrated competency in this work will also be considered.

• Strong computer skills with the ability to learn and use commercial software systems such as SAP.

• Must have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

• Must be able to prioritize work flow in a self-directed manner in a fast paced production environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with SAP a plus

• Must possess good organization skills and the ability and desire to read, understand, and follow testing methods

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance

Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

Title: Quality Control Lab Technician

Location: SC-Spartanburg

Requisition ID: 1801370