Fluidcare Technician I

Quaker Chemical Corporation Crawfordsville , IN 47934

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Perform first level of on-site technical, data recording and assessment within the manufacturing environment of Quaker Houghton customers. Follows standard procedures and has readily available supervision or management where necessary to provide a high standard of Fluidcare support.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Collect samples of process fluids to complete daily quality control testing, using a variety of analytic testing methods.

  • Participate in addition of chemicals; including coolants, greases, oils, lubricants, cleaners and biocides as directed by site staff. Perform bio-stick dip tests of all machine sumps and central systems.

  • Measure and record coolant parameters and maintain lubrication schedules to ensure parameters are met to maintain the highest coolant conditions.

  • Liaise directly with the customer so that changes in coolant parameters are highlighted and can then be acted upon and enter results in appropriate databases. Prepare detailed shift reports.

  • Assist in disposal of contaminated articles (i.e. pails, gloves, samples, etc.) in accordance with prescribed measures, including waste management and recycling initiatives

  • Assist in maintaining and calibrating all laboratory equipment; such as scales, pH meters, glassware, incubators, etc. in accordance with site control plan.

  • Supports site staff general organization initiatives (inventory, storage rooms, labeling, etc.)

  • Interact with customers production and technical personnel and other suppliers.

  • May require working flexible hours.

  • Carries out other duties as directed. May have tasks specifically related to quality control and the steel industry. Provide other specifically agreed Fluidcare services as and when required by the Site Manager.

  • Must be able to safely work in a variety of potentially hazardous situations while adhering to Quaker Houghtons Life Saving Rules.

Work Environment:

Work in a manufacturing environment; may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. May occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock and trip and slip hazards. The noise level in the manufacturing environment is loud.

Ensure a safety mindset throughout designated area of responsibility.

Maintain the highest EHS standards while at customers site.

Education, Experience, Skills & Competencies:


High school diploma or GED required. May be required to obtain certifications/licenses.


Minimal to no experience in manufacturing environment required.

Skills and Competencies

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrate intermediate reading skills. Ability to effectively present information. Demonstrate basic mathematical skills.

Sufficient skills for data entry (MS excel and word) and reporting activities.

Must have basic working knowledge of: Internet software, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and project tracking.

The employee will be required to perform these functions:

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds

  • May be required to stand for long periods and walk great distances daily

  • Routinely required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.

  • May be required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear

  • May be required to work in small spaces and high locations

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