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Lead Lab Technician


Computer Technician


Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States

Eaton’s FFD Fluid Filtration Division division is currently seeking a Lead Lab Technician. This role is based out of our Chanhassen, MN facility.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $77249.97 - $113299.96 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Overall management of test lab (flow and industrial fluid sampling) and direct execution of test plans for Industrial Filtration products.

In this role you will:

  • Establish, maintain, and communicate lab testing schedule to stakeholders.
  • Design product testing plans in coordination with the relevant design engineers to validate performance of existing and new filtration systems.
  • Execute established test plans directly, both flow testing and industrial fluid sampling testing (microscopy, TSS, turbidity, moisture analysis, particle analysis, etc.)
  • Analyze test data to create project laboratory reports within the guidelines of Eaton Filtration SOPs. Communicate lab project results to internal and external customers as needed to support projects.
  • Prepare and communicate monthly laboratory performance metrics.
  • Maintain laboratory cleanliness in accordance with Laboratory 5S and SOP requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipment (including calibration requirements) to ensure quality of measurements and analysis.
  • Develop, maintain, and troubleshoot data acquisition equipment.
  • Ensure compliance of Chanhassen site to Eaton environmental, health and safety initiatives and requirements through implementation of the MESH policies and procedures.
  • Manage capital/non-capital lab improvement projects.


Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in lab testing, field service, or maintenance in an industrial environment, including co-op or internship experience.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates who reside within a 50-mile radius of the Chanhassen, MN facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in lab testing, field service, or maintenance in an industrial environment
  • Knowledge and experience in test plan development and execution
  • Experience with laboratory equipment troubleshooting, calibration, and safety.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Strong analytical skills and technical reporting ability
  • Experience with LabView DAQ systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (MS Word, MS Excel)

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