LaMotte Company Employment Opportunities
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.
UDV QC Tech for 1st Shift – Conducts performance and physical attribute testing on all UDV (unit dose vial) bulk powders, samples vials and pouches. The balance of the job will be to assist QC/QA in conducting quality control tests on liquid reagents, powders, color standards and test papers. Requires chemical testing or chemical technician experience. Some college chemistry (general, analytical) preferred. Must have good color perception, good laboratory skills to safely handle chemicals and able to transport up to 30 pounds. Must be able to handle several tasks simultaneously, have the ability to prioritize workload, handle repetitive tasks, work independently and follow instructions. Hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.
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.
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.
Temporary UDV Assemblers for 1st Shift – Operates equipment that fills vials, seals them and cuts the foil between individual vials in foil pouches in the powder operation. Vacuum tests sealed vials according to QA protocol to assure integrity of lid seals. Sets up and cleans equipment as necessary and keeps equipment in good operating condition. Must be able to read and follow instructions exactly, with good attention to detail, and be well organized. Requires good hand-to-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Must be able to transport up to 30 pounds. Hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.