We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.
As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.
Careers for the Driven
Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Laboratory Technician. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.
How You’ll Make an Impact
The Laboratory Technician role is responsible for performing all laboratory analyses and instrument maintenance and calibrations, as well as maintaining consumable inventory and sample retain storage. This role also performs basic functions in the DCS system and performs SAP transactional functions. The Laboratory Technician works effectively in a team environment with frequent interactions with Packaging Technicians, Blenders and Management. In the role, you would be responsible for:
- Performing all required laboratory testing
- Performing all required data input into the LIMS system
- Completing all associated SAP transactional functions in an accurate and timely basis
- Maintaining lab equipment, calibrating, and troubleshooting
- Calculating adjustments and reuse percentages
- Inputting data accurately into the DCS blending system
- Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion
What You’ll Need
BS in Chemistry, Biology, or chemistry related field
Minimum of two years' experience in a laboratory environment
Experience running typical lab equipment and some advanced lab equipment associated with non-aqueous testing
Must be safety oriented
Strong mathematical skills
Must possess good interpersonal skills, including the ability to function effectively in a team environment (interactions may include direct involvement or contact with external customers)
Ability to walk, bend, climb, stoop, and do some periodic lifting
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Benefits That Drive Themselves
- Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
- HSA and flexible spending accounts
- Incentive opportunity*
- Life insurance
- Short and long-term disability insurance
- Paid vacation and holidays*
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee discounts
- Tuition reimbursement*
- Adoption assistance*
*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.
Females and minorities encouraged to apply.
Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.
The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email 1-800Valvoline@valvoline.com to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.