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Lab Technician at Covia in Wedron, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Description

Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.



Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.



Covia is looking for a dynamic Lab Technician who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Wedron Silica location in Wedron, IL.



Responsibilities:



  • Truck/Rail loading and operating scales

  • Perform laboratory tests according to prescribed standards to determine product quality

  • Utilizing various computer applications to compile, record and report test results

  • Generating and completing paperwork for bulk orders

  • Following Covia, MSHA and OSHA safety standards at all times

  • Working in a physically demanding work environment

  • Ability to collect, interpret, analyze, and present data

  • Willingness to work overtime and cover off shifts



Qualifications:



  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, focus in Excel

  • Basic mathematics, computer skills, statistical analysis and particle size distributions

  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate daily loading tasks

  • Creating and following laboratory testing procedures

  • Working knowledge of IFS preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred but not required



Benefits:



  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental

  • 401K with company matching

  • Vacation + Paid Holidays

  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances

  • Employee Assistance Program




At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.



The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.



An Equal Opportunity Employer



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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)