QA Lab Technician 3rd Shift – South Boston, VA

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has 18 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties. 

We are currently seeking a QA Lab Technician at our South Boston, VA facility. The Quality Assurance Lab Technician is responsible for performing molding and testing according to RTP Company inspection and test methods including Ash Content, Moisture Content, Melt Flow Rate, Pellet Cleanliness Inspection, Specific Gravity, Pellet Count, Pellet Quality, HDT and Sample Prep for Conductivity performed on both In-Process samples and Finished Products.


  • Performs required testing of RTP plastics in both pellet and molded forms
  • Follows drying, mold/press set-up, and specimens’ required guidelines provided in the Molding Specification and reads comments in the Molding Queue list and sample container
  • Communicate test results to appropriate person(s) and accurately documents test results
  • Ensures proper labeling of specimens and retains
  • Maintains retain samples of both pellet and molded forms


  • High School degree preferred
  • Prior related lab experience is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to effectively follow written procedures
  • Ability to multi-task to achieve maximum output and minimize turnaround time
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent math skills
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well with others
  • Safety awareness
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

For consideration, please apply at (include resume):

RTP Company
1150 Green’s Folly Rd.
South Boston, VA 24592
Office hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
No Phone Calls Please

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