Lab Technician

Apply now »

Date: Jan 25, 2022

Location: Eddyville, IA, 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 BIOSOLUTIONS specializes in high-quality biotech products that promote people's health. We are the global leader in Cyclodextrins.

At our Eddyville site, we are currently looking for a ​Lab Technician​ . Come join our growing team in Eddyville!



The Lab Tech II is responsible for performing analytical testing according to established methods, maintaining lab premises and equipment used to inspect finished products, in-process materials and raw materials that define their quality status for use.


Job Responsibilities

  • Calibrates and maintains analytical equipment according to established schedules and procedures.
  • Maintaining proper records; Data entry and communication of results in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for having test data peer reviewed daily. Performs peer verification of for other staff daily.
  • Responsible for maintaining a secure, orderly, and clean lab environment in assigned work areas. 
  • Responsible for knowledge of and adherence to aseptic practices for microbiological testing.
  • Prepares lab reagents and solutions, maintains consumables inventory- as assigned.
  • Prepares and files retained lab samples.
  • Participate in the qualification and verification of analytical methods.
  • Assist in maintenance and updating lab operating procedures and work instructions as necessary.
  • Participate in programs and projects to improve Productivity, Quality, and Continuous Improvement


Qualifications Required

  • BS degree in Chemistry or Biology is desirable
  • Four years education/experience in the sciences required.
  • Experience with analytical equipment and aseptic techniques required.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, GMP's, and GLP's plus experience with HPLC and GC desired




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 www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 6742 



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: Ottumwa
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines