Lab Technician

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Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Adrian, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for a(n) ​Lab Technician​ to join our growing team.



The Lab Technician is responsible for performing timely and accurate QA testing of elastomer materials using physical analytical techniques. This Lab Technician must participate in correlation testing with customers or other sites, as well as, measurement system analysis. Verification and basic maintenance of analytical equipment while maintaining a clean, orderly and properly stocked laboratory is required.


Job Responsibilities

  • Performs required QA testing according to established inspection plans and enters/communicates results in a timely manner.
  • Verifies and maintains analytical equipment according to established schedules, including qualifications.
  • Ensures a clean and orderly lab which includes stocking supplies, as well as, storage of retain samples.
  • Assists in updating lab procedures, customer complaint investigations and process improvement projects.


Qualifications Requried

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Associates Degree in Science, preferred. Bachelors Degree in Science, preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of chemical laboratory testing and safety practices. 
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting,
  • Basic statistics. 
  • Strong communication skills, written & verbal. 
  • Self motivated; ability to work independently. 
  • Basic computer skills. 
  • Preferred knowledge of SAP and/or Quality Assurance. 
  • Work environment:  Laboratory setting.




WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 10025 



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor