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Laboratory Technician

Orient Corporation of America

Orient Corporation of America

Laboratory Technician

Orient Corporation of America is a leading manufacturer of Nigrosine Dye and other colorants, with a state-of-the-art plant located in Seaford, Delaware. Our company is committed to delivering high-quality, environmentally conscious products and superior service to our customers. We maintain a local inventory of colorants manufactured by our parent company in Japan, ensuring product availability and customer satisfaction.

As a Laboratory Technician at Orient Corporation of America, you will play a crucial role in performing laboratory tests to determine the chemical and physical characteristics of solid or liquid materials for purposes such as quality control or process control. If you have a strong work ethic, and the skill set to observe closely and obtain knowledge and details, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up, adjust, and operate laboratory equipment and instruments such as agitators, balance scales, spectrophotometers, gas chromatographs, pH meters, sonicators, auto titrators, tox machines, ovens, desiccators, vacuum pumps, and other equipment following approved procedures. 
  • Test samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications. 
  • Test purchased raw material at the request of other OCA elements. 
  • Record test results and write test reports. 
  • Prepare graphs and charts. 
  • Clean laboratory equipment. 
  • Calibrate laboratory instruments. 
  • Prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas. 


  • Be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • A degree in chemistry or a related field is a plus. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Proven experience in a laboratory setting, preferably in a manufacturing or chemical industry is a plus.
  • A strong understanding of laboratory procedures and safety protocols is highly desirable.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to follow standard operating procedures precisely.
  • Willing to learn new procedures and follow processes.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret.
  • Excellent record-keeping and report-writing skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Familiarity with quality control and assurance processes is a plus.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Full Time
  • Salary based on education and/or experience.
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Company 401k with partial matching
  • Generous paid company shutdown time & vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Training and development opportunities.

Orient Corporation of America is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Entry-Level (1 - 3 years)
Job type
Full Time
Additional benefits
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Company 401k with partial matching
  • Generous paid company shutdown time & vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Training and development opportunities.