LaMotte Company Employment Opportunities

 

Full-time Openings: 

Production Lab Manager for 1st Shift – Will manage personnel, including time card approval, counseling/disciplining, and conducting performance appraisals.  Conducts testing at all stages of test strip and liquid reagent production as needed. Will prioritize work schedule for ADM, Converting, and QC lab personnel.  Conducts/schedules QC testing on all purchased test strips as needed. Assists R&D and test strip production and reagent production with solving problems. Assists in the development of test strip colors for “batch matched” product and new products.   Requires a BS in Chemistry or equivalent lab experience. Must have lab and personnel management skills and be willing to travel to printing companies. Must also be able to transport up to 40 pounds and wear a chemical respirator. Must be capable of performing and directing lab work and flow.  Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.

 

Production Manager – Test Strips/Liquid Reagents for 1st Shift – Will manage the Test Strips and Liquid Reagent Departments.  Will have accountability for the safety, quality, production, and personnel functions of Test Strips and Liquid Reagents.  Will also ensure that the department achieves the highest level of production efficiencies, while maintaining our quality standards.  Will works with the Assistant Manager/Scheduler to develop and distribute production schedules with a focus of “On Time, Every Time.”  Identifies scheduling priorities.   Requires a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, five years of manufacturing experience, with 3 years in supervisory experience preferred. Must have general computer knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Company business software. Requires good judgement, problem solving, communication & math skills as well as good color perception.

 

UDV QC Tech for 1st Shift – Conducts performance and physical attribute testing on all UDV (unit dose vial) bulk powders, samples vials and pouches.  The balance of the job will be to assist QC/QA in conducting quality control tests on liquid reagents, powders, color standards and test papers.  Requires chemical testing or chemical technician experience. Some college chemistry (general, analytical) preferred. Must have good color perception, good laboratory skills to safely handle chemicals and able to transport up to 30 pounds.  Must be able to handle several tasks simultaneously, have the ability to prioritize workload, handle repetitive tasks, work independently and follow instructions. Hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.

 

Reagent QC Tech for 1st Shift – Conducts QC testing on all liquid reagents and powders.  Provides adjustments to reagent and powder prep technicians.  Conducts QC testing on incoming raw materials including chemicals and apparatus.  Prepares and test “QC Make” reagents. Responsible for preparing stand stock solutions used by QC and standards for the meter department.  Assists in clean-up of hazardous material spills and is responsible for hazardous waste disposal. Provides QC support to other product lines in the absence of other QC technicians. Assists with refilling solvent bottles used in the lab from drums located in the solvent shed.  Trains new department employees. AA degree in chemistry, Chem. Tech, biology, environmental science, etc. is preferred or minimum of 2 years QC laboratory experience. Must have excellent color matching skills and general computer knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft Works, Excel and Corel software.  Must be able to transport up to 40lbs and wear a chemical cartridge respirator. Hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.

 

Receiving/Warehouse Floater for 1st Shift – Takes  outgoing mail to Post Office and picks up inbound mail.  Loads and unloads freight trucks, verifies material received, fulfills stocked areas with received materials and unloads/verifies individual box deliveries.  Submits verified paperwork to Warehouse Coordinator or Supply Chain Facilitator as appropriate. Breaks down mixed/too tall pallets to be put away and wraps pallets destined for local outsourcing company or off-site storage.  Picks up and delivers materials to/from off-site warehouses (Must be DOT certified).  Pulls and submits QC samples for designated materials. Fills in for Warehouse Floater as needed.  Hrs. are 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.

 

 

Temporary Openings:

No temporary positions available at this time


About LaMotte Company:

LaMotte Company, an industry leader of water testing products since 1919, developed and globally sells a revolutionary new product that has changed the world of water testing.   Located in Chestertown, MD in a small college town on the Chester River, we are an hour away from Annapolis, and 1.5 hours away from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore and ocean beaches.  We tout a fast growing business and a welcoming, engaging culture that encourages creativity.  Our employees and our employee benefits are awesome!  Our website is under construction for a whole new look and feel, but check out our existing one in the meantime:  www.lamotte.com.

 

Interested applicants should apply at LaMotte Company, 802 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620, or email resume/cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Software Support Technician for 1 st Shift - Focus on “Tier 1” end-user support of software
products for the pool and spa market and development testing. This includes resolving software
related customer service issues directly with customers via phone, email or other
communication method and processing internal orders for software and hardware replacement.
Must communicate well with internal and external customers. Requires A+ or equivalent
certification(s) and experience. B.S. degree, current I.T. certifications and/or extensive software
support exp. preferred. Must have excellent computer troubleshooting and communication
skills. Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Express 2008 r2 troubleshooting is a plus.
Experience with various remote connection tools, such as WebEx also a plus. Knowledge of
pool/spa water chemistry a major plus.
Front End, UI-UX Developer for 1 st Shift – Must be motivated to combine the art of design with
the art of programming. Responsibilities include translation of the functional requirements to
actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the project
manager and the backend development team to complete the implementation of an Angular 5
UI and then maintain and enhance that UI. Must have 2-3 years experience developing SPA
applications. Experience with Angular 5.x or newer and with modern front-end build processes
(transpilin, npm, css preprocessors, etc)
Shipping Packager for 1 st Shift - Will assist in picking orders from warehouse & will package
orders in compliance with hazardous material handling regs. Must be able to transport packages
up to 70 pounds frequently each day, & operate a pallet jack. Experience in shipping plus
knowledge of procedures preferred, not required. Mon. thru Fri., 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., plus
overtime as needed.
Spin Machine Operators for 2 nd Shift - Will operate the filling equipment, ADAM (Automated
Disk Assembly Machine) and/or pouching equipment, pack disk and perform any other
department duties. Fills in for any production position. Cross trains with QC Tech & fills in when
needed. Requires mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills, good color perception, manual
dexterity & ability to transport up to 50 pounds & operate loaded pallet jack. 2nd shift hours are
3:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m., work Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.
Spin Machine Operator for 3 rd Shift - Will operate the filling equipment, ADAM (Automated
Disk Assembly Machine) and/or pouching equipment, pack disk and perform any other
department duties. Fills in for any production position. Cross trains with QC Tech & fills in when
needed. Requires mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills, good color perception, manual
dexterity & ability to transport up to 50 pounds & operate loaded pallet jack. 3rd shift hours are
11:00 p.m. to 7:15 a.m., work week begins Sunday evening and Friday morning, with overtime
as needed.