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Quality Technician Lvl 1 at Henkel Corporation in Concord, California

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.



  • Inspects and decides accept/reject status of incoming raw materials, semi-finished goods, and finished goods according to defined instructions, procedures and methods.

  • Performs and interprets results of chemical analytical tests;

  • Performs and interprets wet chemical and physical testing;

  • Performs and interprets results of mechanical tests;

  • Performs and reports calculations using basic arithmetic;

  • Uses MS Excel to chart results using the tools of SPC (statistical process control) & SQC (statistical quality control) to analyze and interpret data;

  • Records data in lab notebooks, process documentation, computer databases such as SAP, and creates professional test reports;

  • Maintains lab equipment in proper working order and performs verifications;

  • Troubleshoots instrumentation failures.


  • High school diploma/GED and 3-5 years of QC experience, or a bachelor’s degree in a science field. 

  • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically excel tabling and charting.

  • Lotus Notes, SAP, and other database experience preferred.

  • Experience with analytical equipment, wet chemistry techniques, and/or mechanical testing apparatuses. 

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and ability to drive projects to desired results.

  • Sound communication skills, focused on problem solving and interdepartmental teamwork.

  • Ability to balance changing priorities in a dynamic team environment.

  • Desire and ability to work on requested shift.

  • Training rotations may occur on a different shift than the application states, and can take 1-3 months to complete.

  • Shifts may include 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts as well as weekends.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.