Laboratory Assistant – Development

Recruiter
Location
Uster,Zurich,Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
CH59424125_E5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our development department has an opening for a Laboratory Assistant responsible for planning and overseeing laboratory tests. In addition, you will collect relevant test data for product qualifications and conduct quality assessments as well as customer and competitive tests. In this context, you will draw on your solid understanding of plastics. Another key task will be to ensure that lab equipment is available, fit for deployment, and fully calibrated when required. Are you a highly motivated self-starter with a keen sense of responsibility? Are you receptive to new ideas? Do you have well-developed communication skills and are you willing to draw up reports when needed? We could very well be the perfect match for each other. Please apply now!

Tasks:
- Carry out lab tests (measurements and functional testing, customer-specific assessments, competitive analyses) on the basis of test plans
- Qualify and re-qualify products in collaboration with developers
- Perform product approvals
- Draw up test reports
- Maintain testing equipment and systems
- Manage samples (samples of competing products, qualification samples) and prepare external product tests
- Evolve test methods and provide training

Requirements:
- Qualifications as a Laboratory Technician or vocational training in the field of plastics technology
- Advanced training in fundamentals of quality assurance and laboratory testing
- At least two years' experience in a lab environment (mechanical testing; tensile, pressure, and impact testing, etc.)
- IT proficiency (MS-Office, SAP)
- Excellent command of German and good knowledge of English