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Quality Technician

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Skokie, IL 60077
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About LanzaTech:

Mission-driven LanzaTech is a revolutionary solution to climate change, capturing pollution to clean our skies and oceans and create new high value products for a sustainable future. LanzaTech captures pollution to make fuels and chemicals, including sustainable jet fuel and products you use every day. The technology is like retrofitting a brewery onto an emission source like a steel mill or a landfill site, but instead of using sugars and yeast to make beer, pollution is converted by biology to fuels and chemicals! Imagine a day when your plane is powered by recycled emissions, when your yoga pants started life as pollution from a steel mill. This future is possible using LanzaTech technology.

+ 2021 Biofuels Digest #1 Hottest Company in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials

+ 2020 Biofuels Digest #3 Best Company to work for in the Advanced Bioecomony

+ 2020 Fast Company World Changing Company

+ 2020 CNBC #43 on Top 50 Disrupter Companies list

+ 2019 Chicago Innovation Awards Winner

+ 2019 Fortune Magazine – Change the World – Companies to watch

+ 2019 Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award

+ LanzaTech is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as part of our mission, culture & core values

This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

About the role:

+ Are you looking for a fast-paced environment that will challenge your problem-solving skills and cultivate your communication skills?

+ The beauty and the challenge of working in new technology is that you will be forced to pioneer aspects of science unknown to the world.

+ Being a Quality Technician at LanzaTech provides daily interaction with many different disciplines of STEM all in one day all under one roof.

+ If you are looking for a collaborative environment where everyone works as a team to change the way that the world thinks about carbon at this critical point in history, this is the place.

Key Duties:

+ Responsible for preparing media and stock solutions for internal customers.

+ Follow advanced quality and laboratory techniques to track materials, processes, and products to ensure they meet the organization?s quality standards.

+ Approves incoming materials and finished product by confirming specifications; conducting visual and coordinating analytical and other validation tests

+ Ensure that supplies and equipment are maintained at an adequate level.

+ Records and maintains appropriate data, evaluate correctness of results.

+ Reads, interprets and records results of testing.

+ Reports any unusual or out-of-specification testing results immediately.

+ Assists in maintaining and keeping documentation up to date.

+ Assists in calibration program.

+ Assists in identifying and resolving issues and/or taking appropriate action on sanitation issues, non-conforming product or material issues as directed.

+ Make quality and process improvement suggestions and follow through to implement as appropriate.

+ Under the direction of the Quality Manager, assist with the closure and resolution of Customer Complaint Activities and Corrective Action Requests

+ Assist in the investigation, analysis and resolution of material issues by conducting audits, analyzing defect trends and leading continuous improvement plan.

+ Follow safety protocols and procedures. Recognize and report hazards and take appropriate action to keep yourself and others safe.

+ Accomplishes quality and organization mission by completing related duties as needed

Required Qualifications:

+ Min Associates Degree, or equivalent, in Biology, Chemistry, or Biochem

+ Minimum 3 years? experience in a lab environment

+ Hands on experience and knowledge of principles, practices, and equipment utilized in a laboratory environment.

+ Good verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently, be self-directed and able to prioritize projects.

+ Requires attention to detail with focus on accuracy and quality.

+ Well versed in Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel.

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