Lab Technician

Martinsburg, WV 25405

Posted: 05/05/2023 Job Category: Science Job Number: 177918 Pay Rate: $35.00 - $40.00

Job Description

Laboratory technician supporting the startup of a new kitty litter plant in Martinsburg, WV. Working under the guidance of an R&D Scientist, conduct sampling and testing of product manufacturing trials to improve productivity and efficiency of the plant agglomeration process.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Take product samples in-line on the production floor at set intervals

Label and catalogue samples

Split samples and prep test samples in the lab

Run Particle Size Distribution and Moisture tests in the lab

Run spectroscopy tests to verify carbon levels.

Entering test results are accurate and record results in Excel workbook

Ensuring data accuracy of test results.

Troubleshoot the test equipment if erroneous data is collected.

Monitoring the testing data trend and notifying the scientist of anything out the ordinary

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

BA or BS degree in science or technology field

1-2 years prior experience in a laboratory

Preferably also prior work experience in a manufacturing environment

Able to work while standing, breaks will be provided every 2-3 hours

Able to lift 35 lbs. Buckets of product samples

Able to climb stairs to collect samples on the manufacturing floor

Comfortable working in a hard hat manufacturing area where PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is required.

Computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word)

Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with Operations, Engineering, and R&D partners.

Excellent verbal and written communication

Attention to detail, well organized, able to work independently.

Proven track record of problem solving in a laboratory environment

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $35.00 - $40.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Please Note:

Must have a valid driver s license and current state requires minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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