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Advanced Development Lab Technician, Vitreous Process

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Advanced Development Lab Technician, Vitreous Process Work Mode: Onsite Location: Onsite at Kohler, WI Opportunity Performs necessary sampling and testing of raw materials, slip, glaze, plaster, finished product and other miscellaneous materials tested to support Advanced Development and Vitreous Support projects and key initiatives; batching of materials such as slip, glaze, and clays; lab record keeping, data entry, and equipment maintenance. Required to perform testing to specific procedures and guidelines. Specific Responsibilities

  • Batches new slips, glazes, and other materials needed to support projects.
  • Performs testing procedures required for each project. Tests include, but are not limited to viscosity, specific gravity, temperature, percent moisture, surface area, particle size, and any other testing required to make projects successful; makes adjustments to materials as needed
  • Loads and operates kilns with lab samples specific to each project
  • Creates and maintains computerized lab records including word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets, graphics and databases. Proficient key boarding skills are necessary.
  • Performs special testing and experiments.
  • Coordinates external and internal corporate lab testing requests.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area; maintains and troubleshoots lab equipment.
  • Practices all established safety rules and anticipates safety precautions necessary in new testing, experiments, and assigned work.
  • Communicates and cooperates with associates and leadership.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Lifts up to 50 lbs
  • Operate non lab type equipment such as freight elevators, hoists, etc. Skills/Requirements
    • Must be able to demonstrate technical aptitude commensurate with sampling and testing responsibilities.
    • Must have mathematical abilities for numerical calculations and algebra.
    • Must have experience with computers and be proficient on the keyboard.
    • Must have the ability to adapt to a changing environment of priorities.
    • Minimum Associates Degree or High school education + 5 years related experience required. The hourly range for this position is $28.25 - $35.30. The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies.
      On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at . It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Advanced Development Lab Technician, Vitreous Process, Professions , Kohler, Wisconsin

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