Laboratory Technician I

Gates Corporation, Iola, KS 66749, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.
Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.
Lets simplify it, think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, &amp 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?
As an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our global team. Located in our Iola, KS facility we are seeking a Laboratory technician. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing team and influence the way we operate.
Key responsibilities (to name a few):
  • Building hydraulic hose assemblies and preparing various materials test samples.
  • Operation of equipment including saws, crimpers, and skivers, and taking precise measurements.
  • Performing various tests on hydraulic hoses or materials.
  • Operation of specialized hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment, and the use of chemicals.
  • Set and adjust controls, operate data acquisition systems and monitor test parameters.
  • Complete reports on current testing and equipment status as well as entering test data into a web-based hose test reporting system.
  • Provide support to engineers and other technicians for development and non-standard testing.
  • Train other personnel on test procedures and equipment.
  • Limited equipment maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment malfunctions.
  • Support continuous improvement and quality activities such as procedure and process improvements, cleanliness, and organization.
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned.
  • Attention to detail – following procedures, taking data, understanding testing requirements.
  • Experience and knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and/or electrical machinery and systems.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Understanding of mechanical laboratory test equipment and measurement tools.
  • Understanding of manufacturing, laboratory settings, or quality assurance.
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Good planning, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to analyze and trouble shoot test related equipment and/or procedural issues.
  • Ability to setup and utilize data acquisition systems.

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of production, purchasing, and inventory planning
  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player: provides proactive support of team members and shares best practices/knowledge
  • Self-motivated, capable of seeking quality solutions and continuously focusing on process improvements, while keeping the needs of the business in the forefront
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and proven ability to facilitate collaboration in cross regional and multi-cultural teams
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without sponsorship
Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as “One Gates” and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.
Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-08 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEExpired