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Chemistry Technician at Element

Chemistry Technician

Element Indianapolis/IN Full-Time
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Element has an opportunity for a Chemistry Technician for testing, sample preparation and delivery/collection of samples and preparation of test reports.


  • Operation of equipment like ICP, Salt Spray, Leco C/S, XRF, FTIR
  • Prepare the reagents, standard solution and ensure standardization of the solution used in the laboratory
  • Perform titrations and report tank analysis as required.
  • Perform sample preparation and metallurgical evaluations as required
  • Performance of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests and analysis of other substances as per standard method
  • Perform sample preparation and metallurgical evaluations as required
  • Generating test reports for clients (data entry, quality assurance)
  • Handling and storage all chemicals as per the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Working to all HSE standards
  • Ensure equipment used is calibrated and verify the calibration before use
  • Managing the calibration of glass wares and the instruments
  • General maintenance, cleaning and checking of equipment
  • Ensuring compliance to all Element Material Technology quality standards, customer requirements, and accreditation requirements.
  • Driving to customer site to collect samples and / or conduct testing in their lab on a regular / daily basis
  • Monitor consumable supplies and keep inventory of supplies at recommended levels.
  • Participate in continuous improvement inititatives including 5S of the area.
  • Coordinating with the other technicians in the team to carry out work as per the planning schedule
  • Willing to assist in other activities from time to time that may be requested by the department manage

Skills / Qualifications

  • Have a diploma / degree in chemistry with at least 2 years experience in similar role
  • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts if required or necessary
  • Good English communication skills: reading, writing, speaking
  • Good maths skills
  • Knowledge and experience of safe operation of testing equipment and operating in an independent / chemistry / consultant laboratory
  • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Outlook, Excel) and general computer use of internet
  • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events/projects in the community, with customers and within the company
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities.
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
  • Organization, critical thinking and problem solving skills, Decision making, and adaptability
  • Experience with material and process selection
  • Utilize safe work practices when using potentially dangerous materials (corrosives, flammables, poisons, and organic based solvents)


Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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Job ID: 2022-9383