Quality Control Chemistry Technician- Night Shift

US-NC-High Point
3 months ago(10/27/2017 3:46 PM)
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Kao Specialties Americas (KSA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. Kao Corporation is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets personal hygiene, laundry, food, cosmetic, and specialty chemical products. The majority of the global product lines are based on surface-active agents or “surfactant” chemistries. KSA is a specialty chemicals manufacturing company with three major business segments (1) Oleo Chemicals, (2) Performance Chemicals and (3) Specialty Chemicals including Imaging Materials and Aroma Chemicals.

The facility is located in High Point, NC on approximately 60 acres. Kao Specialties Americas LLC conducts its daily operations in accordance with The Kao Way and principles of the Kao's Business Conduct Guidelines. Moreover, we support the commitment of the Kao Group to manufacture and market quality products while always embracing the corporate culture of Yoki-Monozukuri.


This is a challenging chemistry-based position in a large chemical processing facility. Daily duties include a demonstrable proficiency with standard chemical lab equipment and instrumentation, and may include use of the following specialized laboratory instrumentation platforms:

  • Chromatography platforms (GC, HPLC, UPLC, GPC)
  • Molecular Spectroscopy (FTIR); Atomic Spectroscopy (AA)
  • Moisture Determination (Karl Fischer titrimetry)
  • Colorimetric and Potentiometric Titrations


Candidates for this position must have:

  • 1- 3 years of industrial/research chemical quality control experience
  • 1-3 years of Gas Chromatography and High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field

The ideal candidate would also have the following skills:

  • 1- 3 years of industrial chemical Quality Control experience
  • Good Manufacturing Practice experience
  • Excel and Power Point experience
  • Lab Information Management System (LIMS) experience
  • Saponification, Iodine, Hydroxyl and or Peroxide Value experience


KSA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to include medical, dental, life insurance, savings plan and pension. http://chemical.kao.com/us/

KSA is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.


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