Quality Laboratory Technician

Company:  Saint-Gobain Group
Location: Mississauga
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

CertainTeed Canada, Inc., a division of Saint-Gobain, has an exciting career opportunity for a Quality Laboratory Technicianto join our team at our Torontolocation.

This is a great chance to join a Top Employer and contribute to our growth and success by providing fast and sufficient support to our Canadian business.

What’s the job?

Reporting to the Plant Process & Quality Manager, the Quality Laboratory Technician monitors product, process and raw material quality parameters against specifications, performs laboratory testing according to Control Plan and Test Methods, enters results into the computerized database, communicates results to the Quality and Process Team, and maintains the Laboratory working areas and their equipment in a safe, orderly and functional condition.

  • Ensures a focus on a safe work environment and practice.
  • Performs daily quality inspections of raw materials, in-process and finished products, according to Test Methods, following the laboratory Control Plan. The Quality Laboratory Technician is accountable for the completion of their Control Plan, the accuracy of the results, and precisely following the Test Method. The frequency of the test is subject to change with the laboratory control plan.
  • Operates a variety of laboratory equipment to perform testing.
  • Enters test data into the computerized testing results database.
  • Communicates results to the Quality and Process Team. Non-conforming test results or issues with testing equipment or methods must be communicated within the same day, following the Reaction Plan.
  • Demonstrates ownership and practical knowledge of all applicable Test Methods and Control Plan.
  • Provides Quality-related technical assistance of plant personnel, and other efforts to promote the Culture of Quality.
  • Keeps the laboratory working area and equipment in a functional, clean, and orderly condition, and maintains laboratory supplies.
  • Performs daily fitness-for-use checks on the laboratory equipment.
  • Coordinates laboratory instrument calibration per schedule.
  • Prepares for and participates in Quarterly UL audit.
  • Participates to trials generating additional quality tests.
  • Performs daily rock and reclaim inventory log and report.
  • Assists with quality hold disposition and customer complaints investigation.
  • Other quality-related duties as required. 

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Post-secondary education in quality, chemistry, physics, or engineering Technology.
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Requires one to three years’ experience in a laboratory activity in a manufacturing environment.
  • Production experience in a gypsum manufacturing environment is considered as asset.
  • Basic to Intermediate Statistical Process Control.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a wide array of plant personnel ranging from hourly employees to management.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills, ability to establish priorities, multitask, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates strong manual dexterity skills.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills/critical thinking.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Previous experience in gypsum, paper, or building materials is considered as asset.

Company Summary

Why work for us?

  • At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home .
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

To learn more about us visit www.certainteed.ca

We look forward to hearing from everyone but please note that due to the volume of resumes submitted, only those selected for next steps will be contacted. To stay in touch with CertainTeed, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their request. This commitment is in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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