LaMotte Company Employment Opportunities

Updated 8/18/2020

 

Full-time Openings: 

Kit Assembly/Material Handler for 1st Shift  Prepares and assembles all components and accessories used in test kits.  Picks all components for each shop order and stages at area assigned.  Must be high school graduate or GED equivalent.  Must be detail oriented and able to accurately count and read pick lists. Requires much walking and standing and be able to transport up to 50 pounds, and handle a full loaded cart up to 200 lbs.

Machine Operators for 2nd & 3rd Shift – Will operate equipment that dispenses liquids and pouches. Cross trains with & fills in where needed. Requires mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills, good color perception, manual dexterity & ability to transport up to 50 pounds & operate loaded pallet jack.  2nd Shift hours are 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.  3rd shift hours are 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sunday evening through Friday morning, with overtime as needed.

QC Technicians for 2nd & 3rd Shift – Will prepare standards and vats used in daily testing, interpret data and make reagent adjustments as needed.  Conduct performance tests on start-up and hourly samples, and physical/vacuum testing on pouched products. Requires high school chemistry or general lab work experience, excellent math and problem-solving skills & ability to transport up to 40 pounds.  2nd Shift hours are 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.  3rd shift hours are 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sunday evening through Friday morning, with overtime as needed.

Spin Reagent Prep Chemical Technician for 1st Shift  Will prepare reagents according to specified procedures in a safe manner. Requires 2 years college chemistry or equivalent experience working in analytical lab in a related field.  Must possess good laboratory skills to safely handle chemicals used in Spin reagent prep; be familiar with standard laboratory equipment, e.g., analytical balance, pH meters, spectrophotometers, automatic pipettes, and volumetric flasks.  Must be able to prepare standard solution by serial dilution. Must be able to follow detailed reagent prep procedures. Must be able to use compressed gas cylinders and vacuum lines safely. Requires proficient computer skills for data entry into spread sheets. Must maintain accurate laboratory batch records.  Must have good communications skills and be able to work with other staff members, be organized and work independently.  Must be able work efficiently and complete tasks on time. Requires good color perception and ability to pass a color test. Must be able to transport up to 30 pounds.

Test Strip Assembler for 1st Shift – Follows the work schedule and productivity expectations developed by the Test Strip Production Coordinator.  Should be well organized with a good attention to detail.  Must be dependable; be able to work independently; have good color perception; be able to handle working with jigs, fixtures and the slitting machine; understand and respect the delicacy of the products working with; follow instructions exactly; be motivated towards products and process improvement; and be able to work closely with other staff members since much of process requires two person operations.  Must be able to transport up to 40 pounds.  Hrs. are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with overtime as needed.

Test Strip Water Spider for 1st Shift – Reviews Job Travelers to pull the materials for the scheduled jobs.  Must be detail oriented and able to accurately count and read job travelers. Requires much walking and standing. Must be able to transport up to 60 pounds and push a full loaded cart up to 200 lbs. Must be comfortable using computers and copiers.  Hrs. are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with overtime as needed.

 

Temporary Openings:

Temporary Production Floaters for 1st & 2nd Shift – Assembles test kits and test strips. Fills in for other production positions as needed. Should be well organized with a good attention to detail.  Must be dependable; be able to work independently; have good color perception. Must be able to transport up to 40 pounds. 1st shift hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.  2nd shift hrs. are 3:45 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Monday through Friday with overtime as needed.

 

 


About LaMotte Company:

LaMotte Company, an industry leader of water testing products since 1919, developed and globally sells a revolutionary new product that has changed the world of water testing.   Located in Chestertown, MD in a small college town on the Chester River, we are an hour away from Annapolis, and 1.5 hours away from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore and ocean beaches.  We tout a fast growing business and a welcoming, engaging culture that encourages creativity.  Our employees and our employee benefits are awesome!  Our website is under construction for a whole new look and feel, but check out our existing one in the meantime:  www.lamotte.com.

 

Interested applicants should apply at LaMotte Company, 802 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620, or email resume/cover letter to applications@lamotte.com.