Lab Technician I QC

About the role

Location: USA - Taylorsville

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

The primary responsibility of the technician is to provide physical and technical support in both product development and quality control activities including but not limited to pilot scale equipment operation, inventory control, testing, design of experiments, product development and data retention. The incumbent is a professional in applying scientific principles combined with academic knowledge, experimental results and technical skills and experiences to support and enhance the capabilities of the lab.

Area of responsibility/Technical Expertise

•    Product development responsibilities include operate and maintain pilot scale extrusion equipment.  Maintain physical inventory of raw materials and finished goods.  Test finished goods using established laboratory equipment and procedures.  
•    Quality control responsibilities include independently conduct routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in process, and finished goods using a variety of testing equipment and procedures to maintain product quality.  
•    Maintain data and records in accordance with SOPs, IATF and internal processes.
•    Demonstrate technical ability to lead and/or assist in the design and execution of experiments and testing with minimal supervision.
•    Understand and apply fundamental principles of lab equipment, problem solving, customer complaints investigation and product development.
•    Contribute to analytical method development and improvement.
•    Effective communication with cross-functional teams (QC, Product Development, Maintenance, Shipping/Receiving, HSE and Operations).
•    Prioritize and organize all assignments with minimal supervision.
•    Perform all work in a safe manner.

About you

•    Technical knowledge (2-4 year Science degree or >5 years of lab or extrusion experience)
•    Demonstrated knowledge of relevant IT, Microsoft and equipment specific software and systems
•    Working knowledge of polymer manufacturing and extrusions processes
•    Technical knowledge and skills as related to polymer processing and testing
•    Technical documentation skills
•    Good oral and written communication skills
•    Knowledge of HSE&Q standards
•    Ability to work independently and in team situations

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Marc Kochan, ( Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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