Lab Technician

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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Rome, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as carbon determinator, profile projectors and other equipment to test for specific qualities such as adhesion, torsion, flexion, tensile strength, elongation, breaking load, etc.
  2. Performs laboratory test in accordance with prescribed standards to determine physical and chemical characteristics of wire samples.
  3. Performs laboratory test in accordance with prescribe standards to determine composition of solid or liquid materials. Takes actions such as writing rework tickets to ensure that only acceptable material is released.
  4. Records test results using personal computer on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used to provide adequate support documentation.
  5. Inputs batch control data and releases final product batches for test reporting
  6. Reviews test report data and approves/releases test reports/shipments to the customer
  7. Performs reception control, reviews vendor data and release raw materials for plant use
  8. Performs test equipment maintenance, repair and calibration as required
  9. Orders test supplies such as rubber compound, naptha, etc to ensure smooth lab operation
  10. Prepares appropriate customer pre-samples as required.
  11. Send test reports to the customer via telex, e mail, etc
  12. Performs MSA analysis and compiles statistical data to determine and maintain the quality of test equipment and production process.
  13. Any other duties deemed necessary by production



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