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Lab Technician Coordinator

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

The R&D Laboratory Technician I is an entry level position responsible for technological assistance and support, including the responsibility to perform tests, collect data, and format the data for incorporation into test reports. The testing will encompass raw materials, semi-finished products, coatings, adhesives, and finished JELD-WEN products. This position will work under the guidance of the R&D Lab Manager and experienced Technicians to conduct relevant testing and maintenance.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs the following duties under the supervision of Managers or experienced Technicians:

  • Assist with the expeditious completion of projects, with particular attention in utilizing proper test standards, laboratory protocols, and precision in data collection.
  • Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized instruments, machines and other work aids.
  • Set-ups, adjusts, assures calibration and operates essential laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Performs and comprehends component tests as applicable for the position in the lab/facility
  • Records test results and observations.
  • Format and report raw data and observations in a clear, concise and presentable manner in spreadsheets or other electronic media.
  • Maintains their assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Must be able to complete timely evaluations and function in a dynamic environment, with the ability to multi-task.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. 

Qualifications:

Entry level position with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary education such as an Associates, Bachelor’s Degree, or Trade School is preferred. Technical certifications and/or a combination of education and work experience may be substituted in lieu of the degrees at the discretion of management.

  • Must have the motivation, aptitude, with ability and interest to learn and develop new skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced lab, manufacturing, or maintenance environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50+/- lbs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed and travel on occasion (<5%).

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JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


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