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Newell Brands Lab Tech in Statesville, North Carolina


LOCATION: Statesville, NC

REPORTS TO: Quality Manager

SHIFT: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:30 pm


• Understand, exemplify, and drive safety and quality goals within the manufacturing plant

• Identify types of contamination

• Perform various testing using standard quality test equipment (i.e Ph, Viscosity, Torque, Weight, Caliper)

• Perform job responsibilities of the Quality Tech position as needed

• Follow safety practices and company policies

• Identify and communicate process improvements

• Manage inventory of lab supplies


• High school diploma or GED required

• Microbial/Chemistry Lab experience - minimum of 5 years lab experience or microbial testing background preferred

• Local travel required, must have reliable transportation and a valid state-issued driver’s license

• Flexibility to work any shift, department, and overtime as needed to meet business needs


• Strong attention to detail & organizational skills

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills – ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

• Ability to accurately complete assignments in a timely manner

• Integrity – provide accurate and reliable data

• Ability to accurately read a measuring tape to 1/16” and a micrometer

• Demonstrated understanding of basic mathematical functions, including fractions and ratios

• Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills – capability to collect & analyze data effectively

• Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office & Access experience

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Knowledge of SAP, Six Sigma, or Problem Solving Tools a plus

• Ability to effectively coach others and receive constructive feedback


• Good team player and works well with others

• Takes ownership of assignments and assists in driving improvement opportunities

• Can assist others within the organization with Quality standards

• Has a sense of urgency when completing tasks, ability to multi-task, and works well under pressure

• Takes pride in work & self – keeps a clean, safe work area and good personal hygiene


• Able to work in a manufacturing environment

• Able to lift 50 pounds

• Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, reach and grasp for varying periods of time during a consecutive 12-hour period

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.