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Lab Technician


Grand Junction, TN, US, 38039

Req ID:  82869
Facility:  GRAND JUNCTION-5001
Department:  Quality - GJO
Division:  Global APS


Basic Function

LyondellBasell is currently seeking a Lab Technician for our plant located in Grand Junction, TN. 

This position will work 2nd shift with a schedule that runs 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; Monday through Friday.  Some overtime and/ or weekend work may be necessary.

This position is an immediate, direct hire with competitive pay which includes base pay and variable incentive pay program.  Offering a full benefits package that starts your first day on the job, benefits include: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, health savings, life insurance, flexible spending accounts,401(k) plan with company match, pension plan, employee stock purchase plan, vacation and holidays. LyondellBasell offers many opportunities for career development including educational assistance.


Under the supervision of the Lab Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician is responsible for providing accurate and timely testing of incoming and outgoing material used in the manufacture of polymer products.

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Comply with all safety requirements resulting in zero safety violations. This includes participating in all EHS related activities such as safety talks, behavioral based safety observations, audits, inspections, record keeping, etc.
•    Checks inbound and outbound material for contamination.
•    Samples in process material using a variety of testing equipment such as Alpine, Moisture Balance, X-Met, Hot Plate, Press out, Microtrac, Rotap Shaker.
•    Performs contamination testing of product.
•    Performs final inspection of customer samples.
•    Reports all “out of specification” material to production supervisor.
•    Performs minor shipping of samples to customers.
•    Performs Bulks and flows when required.
•    Signs tools in and out as needed to operators.
•    Maintains sieves.
•    Documents out of specification material on RFCA.
•    Inputs data in computer as required by customer.
•    Performs blend tests for certain customers.
•    Maintains a clean work environment ensuring that there are no pellets or debris on the floor and machines and all tools and equipment are in the proper location and storage units.
•    Other duties as assignedPlease enter roles and responsibilities here.

Min. Qualifications

•    High School Diploma/G.E.D. or equivalent.
•    Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
•    Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. multiple times a day during a shift.
•    Must have math and computer skills.
•    Maintain good attendance habits missing minimal work.
•    Properly follow written and verbal instructions.
•    Ability to work proactively and support other personnel and departments.
•    Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management.
•    The ability to multitask.
•    Ability to work in a manufacturing environment.
•    Ability to work in an environment that is not temperature controlled; very warm temperatures in the summer months and very cold temperatures in the winter months

Preferred Qualifications


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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