Lubrizol Lab Technician (Applications and Delivery Systems) in Gava, Spain

Lab Technician (Applications and Delivery Systems)

The Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improvethe quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality,performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Role : Lab technician (Applications and Delivery Systems)

Location : Spain – Barcelona (Lipotec at Gava)

Reporting to : Delivery Systems & Skin Care Applications Scientist

The position will provide support to Lubrizol R&D organization, located in Gava, Barcelona (Spain), reporting to Delivery Systems & Skin Care Applications Scientist. This position will work 50% for Skin Essentials and 50 % for the Cosmeto-textiles projects coming from Engineered Polymers/Performance Apparel.

Purpose: This position will involve administrative and Technical Support functions necessary in ensuring the smooth day to day operations. He/she will function as the lab technician for external and internal activities related with Delivery Systems and method development and, when necessary, to Skin Care applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To perform cosmetic Delivery Systems and formulations in accordance to technical procedure or as discussed with/outlined by Applications and Delivery Systems specialist and managers

  • To perform cosmetotextiles delivery systems, formulations and assays to support the Under Armor project and other related with Cosmetotextiles in accordance to technical procedure or as discussed with/outlined by Applications and Delivery Systems specialist and managers.

  • Develop new analytical methods that support the launch of the new ingredients and prototypes in accordance to technical procedure or as discussed with/outlined by Applications and Delivery Systems specialist and managers.

  • Upon completion of the laboratory work, to prepare technical report that highlight to customers the economical or quality benefits to justify products adoption or demonstrate specific benefits over competitive products.

  • To be responsible for the maintenance/operation safety of equipment and housekeeping of the laboratory

  • To support the implementation of HSE improvement plan and contribute to the safe operation of the laboratory by ensuring HSE compliance and notifying of incidents and learning occurrences.

  • Responsible of the laboratory management for the achievement of the weekly plan defined with the manager

  • Take care of the equipment needs and coordinate the actions with the suppliers, in terms of sourcing, calibrations, etc.

REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS

Successful applicant will have:

  • Chemical LaboratoryTechnician or University degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Chemical Engineering.

  • More than 1-year experience in the relevant area recommended.

  • Spanish and English written and spoken

  • Good at office IT applications

  • Analytical and organized thought

  • Flexibility

  • Initiative

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