Lab Technician

Location: Commerce, California US


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Job Number: 19772

Position Title:

External Description:
Lab Technician

Company: Monogram Aerospace Fasteners

Primary Location: 3423 S Garfield Avenue, Commerce, CA 90040 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Quality

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities


The Laboratory Technician C prepares samples via cross sectioning and encapsulation for inspection and testing. Performs inspection on incoming raw material as required. May perform hydrogen determination, hardness and alloy verification, as required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. With only periodic supervisor or review, performs the following duties involving high complexity.

  • Prepares raw material or parts via sectioning, encapsulation, and other metallographic preparation of specimens for inspection and testing.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on lab equipment as required.
  • Cleans metallurgical preparation equipment and work area as required.
  • Prepares forms for incoming micro preparation work and releases the work as required.
  • May perform other such tests as hydrogen determination, hardness and alloy verification
  • Accepts or rejects parts and prepares related records as permanent records for traceability. Reports defective parts to lead or supervisor.
  • Works as an active team member by participating in problem solving, team building and all other team activities to improve the processes, productivity, quality, and all other aspects of operations in the department. Uses interpersonal skills as well as good written and verbal communications. Assists other department members as required.
  • Maintains all consumables used in micro prep area to ensure consumable stock does not deplete.

  • Qualifications

    Equipment/Process Responsibilities - Performs duties where property, tools, machines equipment, precision measuring instruments, or chemical reagents may be damaged or man hours lost through improper daily maintenance and attention to processing. Sets up and adjusts at complex level, all types of laboratory equipment and instruments for tests performed. Maintains and effects repairs of equipment and instructions.

    Material or Product Responsibilities - Performs somewhat complex duties that require close attention to work and supporting documentation specifications and other requirements. Responsible for accuracy of test results.

    Responsibility for Work of Others - Accuracy of communication is mandatory to the successful production and qualification of workpieces. Must communicate to appropriate personnel any problems or concerns regarding quality of work received or time flow of work in progress as it affects production schedules.


    Demonstrates ability to read and write English. Must be capable of applying mathematical operations using fractions and decimals. Must be able to operate laboratory equipment, related tools and instruments at a complex level as required by essential job duties. Generally equivalent to 12th grade level.


    Must read precision measuring instruments and gauges, as well as engineering diagrams and test requirement specifications similar or comparable to those used in laboratory testing operations by the Company.

    City: Commerce

    Location_formattedLocationLong: Commerce, California US

    State: California

    Community / Marketing Title: Lab Technician

    Company Profile:

    Requisition Number: 966&site=1

    EEO Employer Verbiage:

    If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us at or 248-631-5450
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    TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.