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Technician, Quality

Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Savannah, GA, US, 31415

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our Quality team at our Savannah, GA location. 

 *This role is a rotating shift schedule.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analysis on in-process samples from the plant
  • Responsible for troubleshooting/calibrating all equipment in the QC Lab.
  • Responsible for water analysis from the plant.
  • Prepare certificate of analysis (COA) for shipments.
  • Approve raw material by the use of Purchasing Approval System in Lotus Notes.
  • Assist with the coordination of sample analyses from outside sources.
  • Meet all OTIF (On Time/In Full) objectives within your control. 
  • Communicate results thoroughly within the Quality Department and with other departments.
  • Conduct routine final shipment analyses.   
  • Communicate with Operations on quality matters. 
  • Work with Plant Chemists and Quality Manager to track, report, & improve key quality indicators for laboratory compliance and efficiency.
  • Report instrumentation issues and remove faulty instruments from service until a disposition can be made on the instrument.
  • Participate in the internal auditing process and Gage R&R studies to identify training opportunities.
  • Interact with the plant’s EHS Department to ensure the proper disposal of chemical waste and general compliance with applicable_ policies.

Required Skills

  • 0 to 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior work experience in a QC Laboratory; preference will be given to individuals with work experience in a chemical manufacturing setting.

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • High School diploma with the equivalent combination of advanced education and work experience required.
  • An accredited Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology preferred.


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Savannah