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Title:  Lab Technician


Cincinnati, OH, US, 45246

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24921

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:


A Laboratory Technician reports to the Senior Laboratory Technician and performs all tasks with little supervision. Performs a variety of quality control laboratory related tasks. Analyzes and tests manufactured and recycled Company products to ensure product quality and composition.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses laboratory equipment to analyze, measure and test chemicals to ensure quality control of products
  • Prepares lab reagents
  • Performs calculations and routine tests.
  • Prepares and translates Certificates of Analysis.
  • Maintains accurate records
  • Stocks laboratory supplies
  • Cleans and maintains laboratory equipment
  • Adheres to company quality processes, as applicable
  • Assists to resolve product quality issues in an efficient and timely manner, as applicable
  • Capable of packaging and properly certifying hazardous materials for surface and air shipments
  • Maintain good working relationship with Senior Laboratory Technician and other technicians
  • Log equipment use in preventative maintenance log
  • Read and comprehend documents such as equipment manuals and MSDS’s
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by Senior Laboratory Technician/Lab Supervisor



  •   Experienced in laboratory procedures
  •   Knowledge of laboratory protocols
  •   Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  •   Strong problem-solving skills
  •   Ability to work independently



  • Associate of Science or BS in Chemistry preferred
  • 1-year laboratory experience
  • Experience in SAP & SharePoint
  • Proficient with computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)


Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Ability to remain standing for long periods of time
  • Exposure to some adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.  Some safety risks when doing analysis. May require safety equipment and precautions such as use of fume hood and safety glasses/goggles, lab coat and gloves. Work requires prolonged standing and intense visual concentration when taking measurements, testing and analysis.



Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.



Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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