General Laboratory Technician in Katy, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Katy, TX
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $15.0 - $20.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description



Responsible for making sure all products meet customers’ requirements and to maintain consistent product quality from batch to batch.  Visually inspect or manually test products before, during and after the manufacturing process. Must run and monitor all inspection equipment as well record and analyze quality data. Support operations by maintain logs and records, troubleshooting and resolving problems. Will assist with special projects when assigned.


  • Must have a High School Diploma
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months of related laboratory experience
  • Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Access) to analyze data and trends
  • Effective communication skills
  • Full time availability of 40 hours per week and occasional nights/weekends as needed to perform job duties
  • Excellent people skills are absolutely a must in order to be successful


  • Collect samples of raw materials to be used in full scale production batches
  • Produce lab scale batches as necessary
  • Perform analysis of batches to ensure product meets specifications
  • Operate general laboratory equipment
  • Maintain lab equipment and calibration of lab equipment
  • Responsible for cleaning the lab
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Must be self-driven and possess the ability to make decisions
  • Must be familiar with laboratory process and have the ability to perform complex processes
  • Must be able to perform repetitive processes and record the results with detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to analyze and report data from laboratory procedures
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously


  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas through spoken words and sentences
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas with writing so others will understand
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas in writing
  • Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex and diverse information.  Collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complement data, design work flaws and procedures.  Ability to use mathematics to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Works well in group problem solving situations.  Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses.  Pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.  Shares expertise with others.