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Lab Technician

Company: Johns Manville Corp
Location: South Gate
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Opportunity Overview

Are you looking for a rewarding position with an employer of choice? Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment? Johns Manville is the company for you!

If you have a background or interest in manufacturing, we are hiring a full-time Lab Tech at our South Gate, CA location. This position is responsible for the quality testing of raw material, finished good product for our customers, and entering the data into the Quality Management System (SAP).


This is an hourly position, $23.05 per hour.


Standard 5-day work week: Monday--Friday 4:00pm-4:00am or hours/days based on customer demand.

Your Day-to-Day

Complete all laboratory tests training necessary as indicated on Laboratory Training Document.

  • Follow Approved Work Instructions and procedures to perform tests.
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, call maintenance and other support when needed.
  • Notify appropriate personnel of off quality or questionable production found during testing.
  • Maintain quality charts, logs, and records.
  • Enter test data in computer as appropriate.
  • Maintain sample retain area.
  • Follow plant/department housekeeping and safety rules.
  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What you Bring to the Team

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Previous production and/or lab experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking, and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing, and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company, and our communities.

Benefits Information

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts, health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Keywords: Johns Manville Corp, South Gate , Lab Technician, Other , South Gate, California

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