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Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970


For more than 50 years, Q-Lab Corporation has been a global provider of material durability testing products. Our products and services are used to test coatings, plastics, automotive, personal care, roofing, inks, textiles, pharmaceutical, packaging and sealants. Q-Lab is a growth-oriented and stable company who has earned a strong reputation for outstanding product design, innovation and uncompromising levels of quality and safety.

top work place

Q-Lab has been named one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work by The Cleveland Plain Dealer on its list of "2012 Top Workplaces." To view our profile, click here.

These goals are achieved through the efforts of our employees and in return we offer:

  • A proven track record of success
  • An excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription, Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Strong team member-oriented company culture
  • Friendly working atmosphere
  • Fast-paced environment

Q-Lab is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or disabled or Vietnam-era veteran status.

Careers Listing

Machinist Opening – Day Shift - Westlake, Ohio USA

Posted: 4/14/2015

Journeyman machinist skilled in all facets of machine shop operations.

Must have Technical School Certification/apprenticeship and minimum 5 years of machining experience at a journey level machinist in a production machining facility.

Under minimal supervision sets up and operates manually controlled or CNC machines with skilled precision. Required to produce parts for R&D, production, and maintenance department.

Machine parts to specifications using a variety of assigned manual machines. (Vertical milling machine, surface grinder, engine lathe, drill presses, saws, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.)

Fabricator – Day Shift - Westlake, Ohio USA

Posted: 4/14/2015
  • Set-up and operate a variety of machines, performing various machining operations from simple to very complex.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as brakes, rolls, shears, grinders, drill presses, punch presses, and miscellaneous hand tools to bend, cut, and form components.
  • Set up and operate CNC brake and CNC punch press.
  • Light machining possessing the ability to operate a variety of machines, including vertical milling machine, surface grinder, engine lathe, drill press, saws, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
  • Mechanical assembly ability to work from blueprints.
  • Package or crate parts for shipment.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment by keeping work area clean and adhering to safety procedures.

Laboratory Sales Technician (m/f) - Q-Lab Corporation GmbH, Saarbrücken, Germany

Posted: 3/30/2015

As a key member of a dedicated team, you will work in our growing weathering and corrosion testing laboratory at Q-Lab Germany.  With highly detailed and hands-on engineering or scientific aptitude, you must also have strong customer service skills and a desire to work independently. You will have a high degree of versatility in this role. You will actively promote the lab to new and existing customers, handle quotations and billing, help execute new tests and calibrate and maintain equipment, create technical reports, and help ensure we adhere to our quality system.

In this versatile position, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform exposure testing with state-of-the-art laboratory devices
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment
  • Act as the Quality Manager for the laboratory
  • Ensure we adhere to our quality system
  • Create technical reports
  • Analyze information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures
  • Analyze complex technical data
  • Create cost estimates from our price list and instructions in Excel
  • Work closely with customers and also promote the lab to new and existing customers
  • Coordinate closely with our staff at our Florida laboratory on all tests and exposure
  • Travel to USA for training
  • Translate many of our current English documents into German

Qualifications – Education/Experience:

  • At least Bachelor’s level degree in a science or science-related field
  • Experience in working in a test laboratory: 3-5 years
  • Bilingual: Fluency in at least German and English, both written and spoken
  • Computers: file handling, internet, emailing
  • Software: Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe PDF, Windows Explorer
  • Managerial experience a plus
  • The ability to work as a team member and a team leader
  • Customer service experience essential
  • Statistics Level Math; knowledge of descriptive statistics such as max, min, averages, standard deviation, comparison of means, rank analysis
  • Able to perform repetitive work according to set procedures, sequence and pace
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate with people of different levels of technical aptitude, from PhD chemists to lab technicians to the sales people of our distributors
  • Ability to ask probing questions
  • Ability to understand the working life of our customers, both their technical challenges and their political challenges
  • High level of diplomacy and tact
  • Organized with critical thinking skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send your C.V. in English with salary requirements.

All candidates will be treated with the strictest of confidentiality.

Building & Grounds Maintenance - Westlake, Ohio USA

Posted: 3/23/2015

We have an opening on day shift for an individual who is a self-starter, highly motivated, quality-minded and dependable. The successful candidate should have strong skills and experience in all aspects of building and grounds maintenance including: light plumbing, electrical, carpentry, janitorial, and grounds and facility maintenance.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining landscaping and landscaping equipment
  • Snow removal and spreading ice melt
  • Minor plumbing, electrical and carpentry
  • Washing windows, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping and dusting
  • Office maintenance, touch-up painting, replacing light bulbs, replacing ceiling tiles
  • Emptying trash containers
  • Keeping the grounds clean of all trash

Desktop Support Technician - Westlake, Ohio USA

Posted: 2/23/2015

We are looking for a desktop support technician to provide customer service and end user support for Q-Lab’s worldwide information network. Reporting to the Network Systems Manager, the successful candidate will troubleshoot, research, and resolve computer related problems.

We have an international VPN data network with six locations around the world. Our current network size is roughly 180 users and computers, and 25 servers.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provides technical support for end-user issues via telephone calls, emails, and face-to-face requests.
  2. Uses remote support tools to control end-user PCs (e.g. remote desktop, Bomgar).
  3. Ensures timely follow-up and attention of end-user support cases.
  4. Documents, tracks, and monitors problems using the IT Helpdesk system.
  5. Engages end-user base to determine opportunities for improvement and effectively communicates value items.
  6. Evaluates the end-user experiences to find areas of inefficiency and opportunity. Tracks and organizes this information, and presents ideas to the Network Systems Manager.

Education, Experience and Skills:

1.    Associate's Degree in Information Technology, Networking, or equivalent work experience.
2.    Knowledgeable with common software applications: Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Web Browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome), Anti-Virus.
3.    Knowledgeable with mobile phones, preferably the iPhone.
4.    Knowledgeable with peripheral devices (e.g. printers, label makers).
5.    Knowledge of Citrix XenApp and XenClient a plus!
6.    Strong customer-service orientation. Effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
7.    Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language to both technical and non-technical end-users.
8.    Has technical knowledge of PC and desktop hardware, preferably Dell.

Inside Sales / Customer Care - Homestead, Florida USA

Posted: 11/24/2014

Are you passionate about serving and influencing customers? Are you looking for an opportunity where
you can provide solutions and achieve results?

We are seeking a confident Inside Sales / Customer Care professional to help our customers, develop new business and meet sales goals. As a member of our Laboratory - Weathering Testing team, you will deliver a high level of customer satisfaction and expand sales opportunities. You will also consult with customers about their testing needs and respond to customer questions. This is an excellent opportunity to join our company, to grow with us and share in our success.

Key Responsibilities for our Inside Sales / Customer Care Rep:

  • Communicate with customers by telephone and email, and occasionally in-person, to answer questions about weathering and find out which services are best suited to their needs
  • Create cost estimates and custom testing programs
  • Field questions from customers on service issues
  • Educate customers and assist with test set up
  • Follow up on orders not received and determine reasons for non-acceptance; attempting to reopen the opportunities
  • Assist outside sales with cost and technical information
  • Maintain communication with the customer throughout the test life cycle
  • Travel is 5-10 times per year, to attend trade-shows, visit customers, or visit one of our other company facilities (Arizona and Ohio)


  • Bachelor's degree preferred with 3+ years of inside sales and customer service experience
  • Science related degree preferred
  • Business acumen with critical problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Possess solid time management skills
  • Can achieve/exceed goal
  • Customer service skills
  • Excellent phone skills and writing skills
  • Professional demeanor, organized and reliable
  • Possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Results-driven attitude