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For more than 50 years, Q-Lab Corporation has been a global provider of material durability testing products. Our products and services are used to test coatings, plastics, automotive, personal care, roofing, inks, textiles, pharmaceutical, packaging and sealants. Q-Lab is a growth-oriented and stable company who has earned a strong reputation for outstanding product design, innovation and uncompromising levels of quality and safety.

Q-Lab has been named one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work by The Cleveland Plain Dealer for the seventh time.

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These goals are achieved through the efforts of our employees and in return we offer:

  • A proven track record of success
  • An excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription, Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Strong team member-oriented company culture
  • Friendly working atmosphere
  • Fast-paced environment

Q-Lab is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or disabled or Vietnam-era veteran status.

Careers Listing

Systems Administrator (Westlake,OH)

Posted: 1/16/2022
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We are looking for a second-in-command to support Q-Lab’s worldwide user-base and information network. The IT Systems Administrator owns and drives server administration, support tickets, IT projects, and anything else that improves our users’ computing experience.

Our mission is to make work-life productive for any Q-Lab employee who works with information technology. Your job would be to make a key impact towards that mission. We are looking for a high-energy and talented individual to drive our IT systems to the next level!

Reporting to the Network Systems Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for managing an international VPN data network with six locations around the world. We have approximately 225 internal users, 300 computers, and 40 servers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and monitor server systems to keep availability high and performance consistent.
  • Respond promptly to end user technical support requests. Resolve issues effectively and efficiently so that users can be as productive as possible.
  • Solve complex workstation / server problems quickly and with expertise.
  • Work with vendors to purchase, implement, and maintain equipment and services.
  • Share knowledge and help other IT staff, accepting escalations as necessary.
  • Identify issue patterns, determine root cause, and implement fixes to improve overall reliability.
  • Works outside of normal business hours / on weekends as necessary to accomplish tasks that would be highly disruptive to operations, and to respond to emergencies.
  • Rarely (0-2x per year) travel to other Q-Lab offices.

Required Experience, Skills, and Qualities:

  • Positive attitude, energetic, tackles tasks with a sense of urgency. You should love what you do!
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting end users in a Microsoft Windows / Microsoft Office environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience as an administrator responsible for corporate Windows Server systems.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Hyper-V, and IIS administration and troubleshooting.
  • Strong desire to provide high quality customer service to our users.
  • Strong problem solving process. Able to resolve new and difficult issues with systems. Draws on and applies ideas from past experience, internet knowledge sources, co-workers, and vendors.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills. Present technical concepts in a way that’s understandable to non-technical users.
  • Flexible, can-do attitude. Willing to do whatever it takes to help the company win!

Q-Lab Offers:

  • Beautiful corporate headquarters conveniently located off I-90 in Westlake, Ohio.
  • A Northeast Ohio Top Workplace environment – 7 years running!
  • A proven track record of success.
  • Excellent compensation package including year-end bonus and company-funded retirement plan.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription, and Life.
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off, and Holidays.
  • Fun, friendly working atmosphere!

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products. Since 1956, we have designed and manufactured laboratory test products such as weathering testers, light stability testers, and corrosion testers. We perform contract test services for weathering and corrosion testing, including laboratory and natural exposure tests. We maintain a global presence with facilities in the US, England, Germany, and China. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Westlake, Ohio.

Job Type: Full-time

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 1/6/2022
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Q-Lab is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accounts Payable Specialist to work at its corporate office and work with the Corporate Controller.

Responsibilities

  • Process supplier invoices.  Includes: General ledger coding and three-way matching
  • Routing supplier invoices for approval (as needed)
  • Posting invoices in ERP system (SAGE100/MAS90)
  • Setting up new suppliers and maintaining existing suppliers in ERP system (SAGE100/MAS90)
  • Correspondence with supplier which includes:  Setting up payment instructions, reconciling open invoices, resolving supplier billing issues and general correspondence
  • Generate payment proposal reports and posting related supplier payments
  • Filing

Requirements

  • Associates Degree and a minimum of 5-years experience in accounts payable or High School Degree and a minimum of 10-years experience in accounts payable
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills
  • Work in a fast-paced corporate environment
  • Ability to follow well established policies and procedures
  • Solid skills when it comes to working with ERP system

Site Manager (Buckeye, Arizona)

Posted: 1/4/2022
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Site Manager

With total oversight of a small team, this is a hands-on, multi-faceted management position of significant responsibility. Day-to-day, the Site Manager oversees all aspects of our AZ site including staffing, quality of service, equipment up-time, and profitability, while working closely with the Managing Director and other supervisors from the remote Florida office to ensure testing is accurate and timely. Longer term, the Site Manager participates in strategic planning for the facility, particularly in the development of new products/services, and growth of sales opportunities. Through proper planning, the Site Manager must ensure that the site maintains operation 7 days a week, through holidays, and that all tests start or are serviced in a reasonable amount of time. The role will often require wearing many hats and someone with a broad skill-set - even going so far as personally stepping into any role and performing necessary tasks to keep these critical tests going.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Local Quality System oversight
  • Capital equipment budgeting
  • Management of vendors and their services
  • Field layout and quality monitoring
  • Troubleshooting customer issues
  • Internal research projects to advance our science and technology
  • Assist with customer service and writing cost estimates, as needed
  • Special project tests – setup and billing
  • Weather system – maintenance and monitoring
  • Oversight of internal documentation (log sheets, training records, etc.)
  • Staff supervision, retention and recruitment
  • Assure profitability through process efficiencies or appropriate staff levels
  • Generate Promptness Reports


SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years’ management experience in an engineering, scientific or technical area
  • Superb customer service and small team leadership/management skills
  • An innate love for science and technology
  • Strong project management skills with an extremely high attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word, and basic computer skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and conversational
  • A sense of urgency, bias for action, and proven experience to work with difficult deadlines
  • Practical, results driven problem solving skills


INTER-RELATIONSHIPS

Works with subordinate staff as well as managerial peers and leadership. Must be able to establish working relationships and effective teams. Must also be able to create relationships with customers and technical organizations. Must be able to competently perform all roles, to act as back-up or to cover vacancies, as needed.

Field Technician (Buckeye, Arizona)

Posted: 12/28/2021
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We are seeking a Field Technician in Buckeye, Arizona. The primary responsibility of this position is to expose and retrieve test specimens from the field. The Field Tech will work with the other Field Tech /Shipping Clerk on the shipping and receiving of test specimens from customers and other items for Q-Lab Corporation

 At Q-Lab Test Services, we operate a test laboratory that investigates the weathering durability of an extensive range of products and materials. We help our customers in the coatings, automotive and architectural industries make more durable products. In the Accelerated Laboratory, you will place specimens in weathering chambers to help get data in weeks, rather than subjecting them to years of exposure outdoors!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mounting and exposing new tests
  • Rotate tests as scheduled
  • Complete monthly field rinses as scheduled
  • Turn on/off Q-TRAC and AIM Boxes as scheduled
  • Complete Freeze/Thaw process as scheduled
  • Practice good Housekeeping and keeping area clean and
    organized
  • Perform Receiving Process
  • Package and ship materials
  • Update contact information in carrier systems as required
  • Other duties as required or necessary

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to work with tools
  • Read and understand written instructions
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Comfortable operating an electric cart and lift
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Willingness to work outdoors in extreme heat

 

Project Engineer (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 12/14/2021
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The Project Engineer’s mission is to improve existing products, drive development of new products, and expand the technical expertise and knowledge base of the organization across all product lines.

  

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own multiple engineering projects including product developments, design improvements, and cost reductions
  • Plan and manage project requirements, technical risks, deliverables, and timelines
  • Design, build, and test prototypes to validate performance versus requirements
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews to drive collaborative solutions and decision making
  • Execute change management workflows to effectively implement changes

Key Qualifications, Talents, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical)
  • Highly proficient with 3D CAD (Inventor, SolidWorks, etc.)
  • Experience with design translation to manufacturing: print standards, dimensioning, tolerancing, measurement systems
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated skills in experimental methods and data-driven decision making
  • Strong project management experience with proven time management skills; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Hands-on approach with the ability to work independently with little supervision
  • First-hand experience with fabrication methods (sheet metal forming, machining, injection molding, 3D printing, assembly)
  • A thorough understanding of electro-mechanical components and systems, e.g. pneumatics, fans/blowers, VFD’s, transformers, relays, sensors, heaters, nozzles, solenoid valves, switches, pressure regulators, flow meters
  • Team player with ability to interface with Purchasing, Manufacturing, Marketing, IT
  • Ability to lead with open-mindedness and willingness to accept constructive criticism and feedback
  • Savvy communication and interpersonal skills required to positively lead and motivate others 

Desired Skills and Capabilities (not required)

  • Experience with control systems design, development, troubleshooting
  • Experience with fluid dynamics, i.e. air and water flow
  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and/or certifications
  • Experience using structured change control processes
  • new product stage gates, quality management, engineering changes, product data management)
  • Experience with product and project financial management (total cost out, NPV analysis)

Challenges

  • Our products are unusual and technically complex, demanding expertise across a broad range of engineering and manufacturing disciplines.
  • Our data systems and level of digitization are evolving and thus present challenges and opportunities.

Panel Production (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 12/7/2021
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Panel Line Production

Q-Lab is currently seeking a Panel Line Production Employee. Reporting to the Panel Production Supervisor, this position will be responsible for production and packaging of our standard and specialty produced panels. The position will require the use of heavy machinery and the ability to operate a forklift.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assure the appropriate counts of panels for packaging
  • Continually and consistently inspecting the quality of each product
  • Detect and report unusual or defective materials to the supervisor
  • Making boxes and printing description labels
  • Placing product securely into packaging, seal and palletize cases
  • Use of heavy machinery, including but not limited to: Surface Grinder, 20ton and 35ton Bliss Press, Shears, Brakes, Slip Rollers, and Sand Blaster
  • Follow Lean Manufacturing 5S practices
  • Operating of Fork Lift to carry raw materials or completed product
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment, including sweeping, emptying garbage and wiping down machines


Qualifications for this role:

  • Ability to read and work off of drawings
  • Must be able to follow written work instructions
  • Comfortable working in a small group setting in a team environment
  • Must be able to stand 90% of the time
  • Experience working with moving mechanical parts
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Comfortable working in a warehouse with extreme temperatures ranging from 55 to 95 degrees
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as necessary
  • Ability to work in load conditions that require hearing protection


We Offer:

  • A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere
  • Beautiful, clean, air-conditioned facility
  • A big business footprint, but small business family culture
  • A proven track record of success
  • Stability
  • Excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life
  • 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Best Workplaces Award Winner (Cleveland, OH)

Senior Lab Technician (Homestead, Florida)

Posted: 12/6/2021
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We are seeking a confident Senior Testing Lab Technician to help our customers, develop new business and meet sales goals. As a member of our Test Services team, you will deliver a high level of customer satisfaction as you conduct the testing. You will also consult with customers about their testing needs and respond to customer questions. This is an excellent opportunity to join our company, to grow with us and share in our success.

 At Q-Lab Test Services, we operate a test laboratory that investigates the weathering durability of an extensive range of products and materials. We help our customers in the coatings, automotive and architectural industries make more durable products. In the Accelerated Laboratory, you will place specimens in weathering chambers to help get data in weeks, rather than subjecting them to years of exposure outdoors!

JOB SUMMARY

  • Perform exposure testing of materials in an ISO accredited laboratory
  • Ensure continuity of testing, maintain records and ensure secure custody of test specimens

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process test specimens into the test laboratory
  • Unpack new tests and prepare initial documentation
  • Identify test specimens with unique marking
  • Create test documentation
  • Mount and expose the tests specimens into the test chamber
  • Maintain log sheets
  • Work with a daily calendar to perform scheduled tasks
  • Perform evaluations and create progress reports
  • Keep customer updated as necessary regarding test status
  • Digital photography of test specimens


SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous lab experience required
  • Science related degree preferred
  • Critical problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Possess solid time management skills
  • Clear and understandable writing skills in English
  • Professional demeanor, organized and reliable
  • Possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Results driven attitude
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others


INTER-RELATIONSHIPS

  • Will be working with senior lab technicians to expose tests and to perform other services as necessary
  • Will also work under close supervision of Lab Manager.

 

Product Engineer (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 12/3/2021
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The Product Engineer’s mission is to lead our cross-functional team on design, performance, and serviceability for a specific product line. This role is the product line expert and go-to resource for field performance inquiries, production challenges, and performance-driven continuous improvement.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own product line technical challenges and lead resolution efforts
  • Lead design changes and execute projects to improve and/or enhance performance
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews and collaborate on product development roadmaps

 

Key Qualifications, Talents, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical)
  • Highly proficient with 3D CAD (Inventor, SolidWorks, etc.)
  • Experience with design translation to manufacturing: print standards, dimensioning, tolerancing, measurement systems
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated skills in experimental methods and data-driven decision making
  • Strong project management experience with proven time management skills; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Hands-on approach with the ability to work independently with little supervision
  • First-hand experience with fabrication methods (sheet metal forming, machining, injection molding, 3D printing, assembly)
  • A thorough understanding of electro-mechanical components and systems, e.g. pneumatics, fans/blowers, VFD’s, transformers, relays, sensors, heaters, nozzles, solenoid valves, switches, pressure regulators, flow meters
  • Customer-oriented team player with ability to interface with Marketing, Engineering, Sales, and IT
  • Ability to lead with open-mindedness and willingness to accept constructive criticism and feedback
  • Savvy communication and interpersonal skills required to positively lead and motivate others

 

Desired Skills and Capabilities (not required)

  • Experience with control systems design, development, troubleshooting
  • Experience with fluid dynamics, i.e. air and water flow
  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and/or certifications
  • Experience using structured change control processes
  • (new product stage gates, quality management, engineering changes, product data management)
  • Experience with product and project financial management (total cost out, NPV analysis)

 

Challenges

  • Our products are unusual and technically complex, demanding expertise across a broad range of engineering and manufacturing disciplines.
  • Our data systems and level of digitization are evolving and thus present challenges and opportunities.

Office Clerk (Buckeye, Arizona)

Posted: 11/16/2021
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Office Clerk

JOB SUMMARY

General office duties to maintain timely paperwork flow to all departments. This role is a mixture of Data Entry and Customer Service where data is transcribed, reports are created and distributed and to act as the initial point of contact to ensure all Arizona customer problems are solved.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answer phones and direct calls, as needed
  • Support accuracy and timeliness of customer invoicing
  • Consult with clients and assist with test information
  • Maintain the local company and client databases
  • Ensure mail is collected and distributed in a timely manner
  • Assist in collections of unpaid invoices
  • Provide reports to the Managing Director
  • Ensure customer documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Oversee file folders, create test reports and ensure that scheduled actions are fully completed in a timely manner
  • Produce daily work schedules and distribute the daily radiation actions and test file folders
  • Record daily radiation and note irregularities
  • Maintain office calendars
  • Backup for all office functions
  • Other duties as required

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires a medium level of computer knowledge with the ability to create, copy, move files, and create backups. Must be able to read, understand and follow complex instructions.

INTER-RELATIONSHIPS

Must be able to work well with others including: laboratory personnel, and field technicians, with a high degree of cooperation. This position requires a high-degree of interaction with the Check-In Clerk and Site Supervisor along with frequent, though remote, interactions with the Office Supervisor in Florida.

Embedded Firmware Engineer (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 11/11/2021
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We are looking for an Embedded Firmware Engineer to play a key role in new product development and existing product support. Reporting to the Firmware Supervisor, the successful candidate will enhance, troubleshoot, research, and resolve embedded software challenges on Q-Lab’s custom designed controller boards.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products. Since 1956, we have designed and manufactured laboratory test products such as weathering testers, light stability testers, and corrosion testers. We also perform contract test services for weathering and corrosion testing, including both laboratory and natural exposure tests. We maintain a global presence with facilities in the U.S., England, Germany, and China. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing software to work with Q-Lab testers, devices, sensors, and other peripherals.
  • Engaging in all phases of development, including concept, design, documentation, prototype, test and manufacturing.
  • Writing touchscreen user interface software.
  • Developing control systems algorithms to improve control system performance.
  • Troubleshooting low level controller/software related problems.
  • Writing test instructions, test reports, and engineering change notices.
  • Open-minded and willing to adopt Q-Lab’s software development strategy.
  • Recommending improvements to Q-Lab’s software development process.
  • Providing technical assistance to the engineering, purchasing, service, sales, marketing, and production departments.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Software Development, or has equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledgeable with common software development practices and the C programming language.
  • Knowledgeable with common embedded software development IDEs (integrated development environments) and debuggers (e.g. Segger J-Link).
  • Knowledge of communication protocols is a plus (e.g. I2c, SPI).
  • Knowledge of utilizing an oscilloscope for troubleshooting/data collection is a plus.
  • Strong customer-service orientation. Effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Has a good sense of humor and a small ego.

All the Extras:

  • Excellent Compensation and Bonus Package
  • Retirement Savings (401K and 401A)
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company Paid LTD, STD and Life Insurance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Beautiful facility right off of I-90 in Westlake

For more than 50 years, Q-Lab Corporation has been a global provider of material durability testing products. Our products and services are used to test coatings, plastics, automotive, personal care, roofing, inks, textiles, pharmaceutical, packaging and sealants. Q-Lab is a growth-oriented and stable company who has earned a strong reputation for outstanding product design, innovation and uncompromising levels of quality and safety.

Field Repair Technician in Bavaria/South Germany (Germany)

Posted: 10/13/2021
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If you are passionate about customer service, Q-Lab Corporation has an opportunity to take your technical skills to the next level. You will have the opportunity to service and repair lab instruments to a diverse customer base in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for an industry leader in weathering research products and services headquartered in the United States.

For more than 50 years, Q-Lab has been a global provider of material durability testing products. We produce test substrates, weathering, light stability, and corrosion lab equipment. Our products and services are used to test coatings, plastics, automotive, personal care, roofing, inks, textiles, pharmaceutical, packaging and sealants. Q-Lab is a growth-oriented and stable company who has earned a strong reputation for outstanding product design, innovation and uncompromising levels of quality and safety. We are focused on a market with huge potential due to the unique product line and use our extensive product knowledge to help clients best utilize our equipment and services.

Responsibilities include – but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting malfunctioning lab instruments or test equipment and test mechanical mechanisms and electronic circuitry for “root cause” failures.
  • Perform hands-on repair for malfunctioning lab instruments or test equipment, and tests assembly for conformance, in accordance to manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Willing and able to travel domestically, with some international travel, 50% to 80% of the time annually, to provide repair support to our Customers. This will include being away for up to a full week at a time as and when required.
  • Provide the customer with phone and email recommendations to resolve lab instrument issues and or follow up with on-going issues with the customer. This may include, but is not limited to; sending replacement parts, referring the information to the main home office for further guidance, or performing an on-site resolution.
  • Provide highly detailed feedback for customer complaints with root cause analysis.


Personal Traits:

  • Stable and cool under pressure.
  • Ability to think clearly and with focus.
  • Must possess the ability to see the “big picture” and not just the small problem.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Goal oriented and able to develop performance metrics.
  • Outgoing personality with a need to please.
  • Able to handle difficult situations diplomatically.
  • Clear and concise communicator.
  • Ability to admit mistakes.
  • Creative thinker who can offer solutions to problems.


Desired Qualifications – Education/Experience:

  • Recognized Electrical or Mechatronic Qualification with apprenticeship and 5 years work experience.
  • Work experience with technical equipment preferably in a laboratory setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Competent to read and interpret documents, instructions and manuals.
  • Diplomacy and tact in reporting NCE (non-conforming events) to management – with urgency.
  • German and English is the required language – Other Foreign languages helpful.
  • Highly proficient computer skills – Windows environment and Microsoft applications and relevant CRM systems.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to move from one activity to another with a sense of urgency.
  • Builds positive relationships with others.
  • Excellent time management skills and proactive thinking.
  • Domestic and International travel experience.
  • Clean driving record.


Physical Demands:

You must be capable of using a variety of hand and power tools unaided. You must be capable of and bending and stretching to access all areas of the test equipment without causing injury.

Q-Lab offers:

  • Strong team member-oriented company culture.
  • A proven track record of success.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Friendly working atmosphere.
  • Fast-paced environment.
  • Company car, also for private use.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Quality Control Electronics Technician (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 9/13/2021
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Quality Control Electronics Technician

Q-Lab Corporation

Westlake, Ohio

We are looking for an exceptional Quality Control Electronics Technician who will work in the calibration and weathering testing labs in Westlake, Ohio. Reporting to the Director of Quality and Reliability, the successful candidate will be responsible for final inspection and acceptance of all incoming materials and our manufactured product prior to shipment. This position requires strong attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple ongoing tasks.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products. Since 1956, we have designed and manufactured laboratory test products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers. We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Investigates quality and/or design issues and makes recommendations to the appropriate department for resolution.
  • Preforms failure analysis on non-conforming electronic assemblies down to the component level to determine the root cause.
  • Records, summarizes and communicates root cause analysis including the type and quantity of defect to quality and engineering for further investigation and preventative action purposes.
  • Inspection of electronic first article submissions.
  • Testing of R&D electronic prototypes
  • Connects electronic assembly, component, or part to test instruments, such as ohmmeter, voltmeter, ammeter, Resistance Bridge, or oscilloscope, or to automatic or computerized test equipment.
  • Read instrument dial or scope, or observes viewing screen, that indicates resistance, capacitance, continuity, or wave pattern and recognizes defects, such as short circuit or current leakage.
  • Repairs printed circuit boards or electronic subassemblies to the component level.
  • Compares instrument reading or displays with standards and rejects defective units.
  • Records type and quantity of defect for new and used electronic parts and other parts as required.
  • Examines assembly, component, or part for defects, trouble shoots and replaces defective components or repairs defective wiring after testing.
  • Inspect and test incoming RMA parts for evaluation and crediting purposes (as required).
  • Diagnose malfunctioning instruments or test equipment and examines and tests mechanisms and circuitry for failure mode.
  • Replaces or repairs defective parts according to OEM specifications.
  • Inspects instruments and test equipment periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards.
  • Calibrates instruments or test equipment according to established standards.
  • Other duties as required.

We Require:

  • Soldering certification, IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620 (recommended but not required)
  • High School Diploma or Trade School Diploma and an Associate's degree (A. S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school graduate with six months to one year related experience with board level repair (through hole and surface mount technology), lead and lead-free soldering.
  • Advanced mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions or procedure manuals.
  • Ability to discriminate between different colors.
  • Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel and Power Point and must possess the ability to type on a keyboard, smartphone, or laptop/tablet proficiently.
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Exceptional verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to follow procedures and not improvise.
  • Energetic, with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to reliably work independently
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Possess the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables, and have the ability to come up with a sound resolution.

We offer:

Fun, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere.

A big business footprint, but small business family culture.

A proven track record of success.

Excellent compensation package + bonus.

Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays.

Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life.

Top Workplaces Award Winner 2012, 2015-2021 (Cleveland, OH)

Beautiful corporate headquarters located off I-90 in Westlake, Ohio.

Janitor/Ground Maintenance Technician (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 8/9/2021
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Q-Lab is currently seeking a Grounds Maintenance/Janitor. Reporting to the Facility Manager, this position will be responsible for all aspects of cleaning and stocking of common areas for our beautiful facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clean facility, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, office areas, restrooms, production area, commons area and warehouse area
  • Wipe down lunch tables and chairs
  • Clean microwaves and sinks in kitchen area
  • Clean the warehouse and production floors using powered floor scrubber
  • Empty trash cans, office areas, restrooms, production areas, commons area, and warehouse.
  • Place cardboard in compactor, operate compactor and empty cardboard bails from compactor
  • Stock paper products for restrooms and kitchen area
  • Stock and maintain supply room. Request supplies as needed
  • Washing inside windows and mirrors in restrooms
  • Setup, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, and supplies for company events
  • Notify Manager of needed repairs and supplies for the facility and grounds
  • Light facility repairs and painting
  • Pick up trash around the building and in the parking lot
  • Light mowing, raking, tree & bush trimming and sidewalk snow removal and salting

Qualifications for this role:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to lift up to 50 LBS
  • Takes pride in a clean, safe work environment
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Dependable with strong work ethic and stellar attendance record

We Offer:

  • A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere
  • A big business footprint, but small business family culture
  • A proven track record of success
  • Stability
  • Excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life
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