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Saint-Gobain Materials Testing Lab Technician in Billerica, Massachusetts

Materials Testing Lab Technician

Position Description

Job Summary

Main purposes of this position:

The Materials Testing Specialist role is responsible for assignments related to the day to day performance of the concrete and material testing laboratory in a manner that results in high quality products, technical sales support and customer satisfaction.

Interfaces and Responsibilities:

Key internal interfaces will be with the Director of Technical Services, Lab/QC personnel, Sales team members and R&D/QC Manager. This position will work collaboratively with the entire organization in a fast paced and industrial environment.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare material and equipment

  • Perform laboratory tests on aggregates and fresh / hardened concrete with minimal supervision

  • Perform laboratory tests required for cement additive lab when needed

  • Collect and analyze material samples

  • Record, calculate, analyze and present test results

  • Gather and maintain computerized data records

  • Write laboratory reports (MS WORD)

  • Ensure conformance with ACI, ASTM standards and in-house CHRYSO testing &; laboratory procedures

  • Utilize complex instrumentation

  • Maintain equipment, clean and organize laboratory and material and specimen holding / storage areas

  • Receive and log field collected materials and ensure proper storage

  • Manage workloads to meet required deadlines.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma

  • 2+ years of materials testing experience

  • Related Degree highly preferred (CIM, Chemistry)

  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Tech Level 1 cert or ability to complete within 6 months

  • Passion for technical knowledge and learning.

  • Prior cement/concrete and/or construction industry experience preferred.

  • Valid Driver License in good standing

  • Sit, walk, stand, occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch

  • Experience with cement/concrete Quality Assurance/Quality Control is a plus.

  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs

  • Have a complete understanding of the ASTM test methods used in testing the performance of cement/concrete

Additional Description

Key Performance Indicators for this position


  • Knowledge of products & their application

  • Ability to carry out test procedures efficiently and consistently

  • Lab inventory control effectiveness measured by ability to carry out test orders without delay as well as accuracy of testing reports

  • Record keeping, reporting, documentation

  • Safety compliance & results

  • Planning, communication, teamwork.


  • Knowledge of product applications and customer needs related to those products in order to ensure customer delight

  • Quality of relationship with internal customers

  • Responsiveness to supervisor

  • Self-direction, time management, sense of urgency, follow through

  • Care, organization and appearance of laboratory facilities, equipment, storage area and tools

  • Attitude, work ethic and interpersonal relations

  • Achievement of performance goals as defined in Annual Appraisal Interview

Company Summary

Chryso is a leading global designer and manufacturer of high quality concrete admixture thanks to a strong commitment to research and innovation, coupled with adherence to the strictest manufacturing standards in the industry. Our admixtures are engineered to optimize the performance of our customers’ specific concrete materials in a way that will maximize user satisfaction and economy. In addition, Chryso delivers significant added value and support to its clients, which includes assistance with client inventory control and prompt product deliveries.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Materials Testing Lab Technician

Location: Billerica, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 01/23/2024

Job Code: USA07657

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