Analytical Technologist at Dow

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Hahnville, Louisiana

Job Description:

Dow has an exciting opportunity for an Analytical Technologist role in Hahnville, LA!

The Analytical Technologist supports the manufacturing operations by consulting with the plant client to understand their needs, conducting complex routine and non-routine laboratory analyses, evaluating standard and non-standard results using statistical tools as needed to ensure high quality data and results are delivered to the client and customer. Uses data systems to monitor analytical system performance, makes modifications, as needed, for changing requirements and improvements and reports results to clients and customers. Performs complex calibration and preventive maintenance of analytical equipment and methods. Provides implementation and qualification of new analytical equipment and methods. Requires full proficiency in a range of technical, operational, or analytical/scientific processes and procedures through job-related training and considerable on the job experience to perform a variety of work assignments. Acts as an informal resource for team members with less experience.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Performs complex routine and non-routine analyses, modifies routine methods for non-routine analysis as needed, and coaches team members with less experience to gain proficiency in these methods.

  • Facilitates the sample submission process for routine and non-routine samples, reviewing all submissions for value and alignment with plant goals.

  • Manages raw materials and product retain samples and storage.

  • Schedules and performs advanced calibration and preventative maintenance of analytical systems.

  • Monitors analytical systems for reliability and performance, evaluate validity of routine and non-routine data, applies statistical tools to ensure accurate interpretation of results and takes appropriate action.

  • Conducts high level troubleshooting on analytical instrumentation and methods and escalates to experts for unique problems as appropriate.

  • Performs troubleshooting, improvement and maintenance on Laboratory Information Technology (LIT) and data handling systems.

  • Implements and qualifies new analytical equipment and methods.

  • Implements improvements to lab work processes and tools.

  • Escalates non-routine requests to appropriate subject matter experts for follow-up.

**The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from test sessions or interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.**

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Engineering Discipline.

  • 3 or more years experience in a Laboratory.

  • Must possess TWIC Card and/or able to obtain TWIC Card.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.
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