Laboratory Technician - Beaumont, TX

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Beaumont , TX 77726

Posted 7 months ago

Job Req ID: JR-40038754

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Laboratory Technician - Chemical

Position Description:

As a Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing process in one of Goodyear's Chemical manufacturing plants. Goodyear Chemical is a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company which manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. You will also promote safety, environmental stewardship and housekeeping throughout the facility.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Gather and analyze in-process and finished product samples to provide quality assurance and process control information for the manufacturing process using specific laboratory test methods and techniques

  • Perform routine maintenance (e.g., change septums, gas cylinders)

  • Run miscellaneous test methods (e.g., specific gravity, Brookfield viscosity, refractive index, flow index, density, melt point)

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to comprehend and employ both written and verbal instruction

  • Abide by safe work standards including Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy

  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights and/or confined spaces when applicable.

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Must have completed a minimum of 20 semester hours of college level chemistry including:

o General Chemistry

o Organic Chemistry

o Quantitative Chemistry, and/or

o Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

  • Previous experience in instrumental laboratory testing can be substituted for up to four (4) hours of the required chemistry hours

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future

  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies

  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable

  • Basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Chemistry or other science

  • Previous experience in instrumental laboratory testing

  • Previous military service experience within a technical specialty

Candidate Criteria:

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision

  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done

  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments

  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects

  • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems, and make decisions in routine and non-routine situations

  • Commitment to working safely

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. We employ about 64,000 people and manufacture products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Goodyear's two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Goodyear 866-713-0051

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Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Chemical Research, QA, Quality Assurance, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality

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Laboratory Technician - Beaumont, TX

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company