Quality Assurance Lab Technician – Henderson, KY

RTP Company is a specialty thermoplastics compounder with corporate headquarters located in Winona, MN. We operate twenty production plants in the United States, Europe, Mexico and Asia and have sales offices in major commerce centers around the world.

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Lab Technician. The Quality Assurance Lab Technician will assure product specification is achieved through testing and data collection. Protecting the customer from non-conforming material is of critical importance. The individual will work in accordance with the RTP quality policy, which commits to defect-free products that exceed customer’s expectations.

Essential Duties:

  • Gathering samples for testing
  • Testing those samples using various lab instruments to obtain needed data including the use of: scales, ovens, molding press, electronic equipment, and other physical property equipment
  • Recording and statistically analyzing that data to ensure specification is met and continues to be controlled
  • Communicate with production/management/team members regarding the results of tests
  • Hold/reject non-conforming material per RTPs non-conforming material procedure
  • Assist in troubleshooting product quality issues
  • Troubleshoot basic lab equipment issues
  • Stock and retrieve samples
  • Verify equipment as needed to ensure conformity
  • Problem solve using root cause/corrective action methodology including 5Why
  • Complete improvement projects as assigned by the QA manager


  • Manufacturing or lab experience is a plus
  • Must be able to work independently with limited or no supervision
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attendance, work ethic and dependability
  • Safety awareness
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office (primarily Excel), Windows operating system, general computer navigational skills as it relates to locating documentation
  • Strong ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent mathematic comprehension

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online or submit resume to:

RTP Company
Attn: Human Resources/QA Tech – Henderson
580 East Front Street
Winona, MN 55987


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