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Associate Technician

Company: Ingevity
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Family Group:Sales and Business Development Are you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve people's lives? Meet Ingevity. At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner. Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each person's unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world. Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, we'd love for you to join Ingevity! The Associate Technician position is part of the Product and Process Development team within the Performance Materials Technical group. This position will interface with operations and the Automotive Evaporative Emissions business to support existing products and manufacturing processes as well as the development of new products and processes for the Automotive market and new markets. - Duties of the position include helping to plan experiments, operating bench and pilot scale equipment, participating in plant trials, and documenting results. The ability to react quickly to changing project needs and work well within a team are critical aspects of the position. - - Here's how you will impact Ingevity:

  • Be part of a dynamic team that develops new products and processes involving innovative technologies
  • Aid plant expansion and process improvement efforts at our manufacturing facilities around the globe
  • Generate critical data from bench scale and pilot plant experiments that aid product and process development goals
  • Utilize creative thinking and "outside-the-box" problem solving to overcome challenges
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment Here is what you'll need to succeed in this role:
    • High standards for working safely, including proper storage, labeling, and use of chemicals, compliance with safe work practices and policies, and housekeeping. -
    • Minimum of a high school diploma with a desire to conduct hands-on work.
    • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a lab or manufacturing environment; a technical associate's or bachelor's degree will be considered in lieu of hands-on experience.
    • Experience with laboratory and small-scale pilot equipment is preferred, including maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting.
    • Attention to detail, and high standards for data accuracy, organization and reporting.
    • Strong analytical, observational, and time management skills.
    • Ability to work respectfully and effectively within a diverse team.
    • Strong work ethic, initiative, and flexibility.
    • Effective communication skills to listen and respond to internal customers, and to participate in cross-functional project teams.
    • Willingness to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally, based on project needs.
    • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. - The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US. Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect - a culture where everyone belongs. Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes. -

Keywords: Ingevity, Charleston , Associate Technician, Professions , North Charleston, South Carolina

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