Manpower Group 5550134 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

BOSTIK is hiring! We are currently looking for a Lab Technician for our Wauwatosa, WI location.

The Lab Technician will be primarily accountable for timely completion and delivery of top quality lab testing and reports.

We seek people who want to be part of a growing, world-class organization. We also offer comprehensive benefits effective DAY 1! "Stick" with us!

Job Activities:

  • Work under the guidance of a senior lab tech or (senior) chemist to coordinate and execute lab mixes, performance testing in support of adhesive development and internal adhesive trials

  • Follow set processes or work flow protocols

  • Support (senior) chemist with quality investigations

  • Maintain a basic understanding of raw material characteristics

  • Work with the Analytical Department or Pilot Plant, as needed

  • Calibrate laboratory equipment as required by ISO

  • Document laboratory results in the appropriate systems and databases

  • Comply 100% with EHS and Quality management system and 5S policies and requirements. Develop and maintain new test procedures

  • Follow all necessary safety protocol and complete all required annual laboratory training

Job Dimensions:

  • Proficient in all laboratory tests as it relates to relevant applications

  • Create and modify files, tables, and graphs as needed in MS Office in order to effectively communicate results

  • Compile data in an organized manner and summarize results in a clear, concise report according to established format to meet internal expectations.

  • Capable of participating in project teams

  • Ensure laboratory equipment is properly calibrated, in working order, and in compliance with ISO standard

Context and Environment:

  • Key member of the Product Development team, responsible for supporting existing grades and the development of innovative products.

  • The role requires the ability to support multiple projects at once and quickly adapt to change


  • Primarily accountable for timely completion and delivery of top quality lab testing and reports

  • Ensure daily activities in compliance with EHS and operational requirements. Ensure timely calibration of lab equipment

Job Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Chemical Technology or related scientific field or equivalent lab, pilot or manufacturing experience in the Adhesives industry

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills and intellectual curiosity

  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously as well as analyze and interpret results

  • Intermediate computer skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, JMP)

  • Strong team player

About Bostik- Smart Adhesives

With our eyes on the future, Bostik is driven to develop smart adhesives - enabling us to anticipate needs, create value, and shape new capabilities. We are not the right place for everyone. We ARE right for those who work collaboratively to think and act boldly beyond today. Put your potential to work to increase our collective expertise, powered by a spirit of innovation.

As one of the largest adhesive and sealant companies in the world, Bostik designs, manufactures, and markets bonding solutions within a variety of Global Business Units: Industrial Adhesives (Converting, Assembly, Packaging, Transportation, Flexible Packaging and Industrial Laminations); Consumer and Construction (Flooring Installation Systems, Construction Sealants and Adhesives); and Nonwovens (Disposable Hygiene).

Bostik is well positioned as part of Arkema's High Performance Materials segment. A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day.

Make a difference with Bostik. Build a career with purpose. Experience the impact powerful bonds can make - at a place where you can feel at home.

Compliance: Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.

Disclaimer: The above information had been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.