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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.

Q-Lab has been named one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work by The Cleveland Plain Dealer for the fifth time.

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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.

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Data Entry Clerk (Homestead, FL)

Posted: 11/15/2018
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Q-Lab Corporation is currently seeking a Data Entry Clerk. This position is located in Homestead, FL and will report to the Office Supervisor. The primary responsibility of the this position is data collection, entry and reporting.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers. We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio. We are a ‘2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner’ (Cleveland, OH).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enters radiation data in computer
  • Transfers existing test into new computer system
  • Create inspection reports on computer
  • Create instrumental color reports on computer
  • Create shipping return paperwork
  • Produce Daily work schedule
  • Create the Test Confirmations and shipping paperwork
  • Other duties as required or necessary
  • Must take active role in hurricane plan

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Computer Skills, proficient in Microsoft Word
  • Works well with all staff and Laboratory personnel
  • Strong proofreading skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Willing to help where needed

General Manager (China)

Posted: 11/15/2018
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General Manager

Shanghai, China

 Reporting to the Global Vice President of Sales, the primary responsibility of the General Manager is to promote the sale of Q-Lab products and services, as well as managing the operations of a commercial laboratory and a small warehouse. This person will directly supervise three managers and indirectly supervise eleven employees at the facility to ensure that performance standards and quality specifications are met.

 

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers.  We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage and strengthen relationships with sales representatives in China and Taiwan
  • Work with the marketing department to create and implement an effective marketing plan 
  • Ensure that all customer inquiries are responded to within 24 hours
  • Directly supervise three managers and indirectly supervise the daily activities of eleven   personnel in the areas of: sales, marketing, repair, accounting, administrative, calibration lab and an accelerated laboratory
  • Oversee the staffing needs of the office, assist the Human Resources department with interviews and the collection of employment contracts
  • Conduct effective yearly performance reviews to increase job performance and improve employee moral
  • Promote an inclusive environment while maintaining a high performing organization
  • Be a local advocate for the Q-Lab Corporate culture while increasing communications with the Home Office
  • Ensure we meet objectives developed in the annual business plans
  • Manage the overall performance of the sales representatives in the areas of marketing, sales and repair

 

Qualifications for this role:

 

·         Bachelor’s level degree- preferably in engineering or related science field

·         5 to 10 years’ experience in a similar role

·         Experience working with a distributor network

·         Fluency in English written and spoken

·         Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

·         Able to travel overnight up to 15% of the time including initial training in the US

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations with only limited standardization    

·         Requires minimal supervision to complete tasks

·         Proven operational management experience, preferably in a lab environment

  

We Offer:

·         A big business footprint, but small business family culture

·         A proven track record of success

·         Stability

·         Competitive salary and benefits

·         2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Best Workplaces Award Winner (Cleveland, OH)

Human Resource Assistant (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 11/15/2018
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Human Resources Assistant

 

Q-Lab Corporation

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Reporting to the HR Manger, this position will assist with all aspects of Human Resources, including the support the employee related initiatives of the organization and completing the daily tasks of the Department.

This role will be employee faced, acting as a true resource to employees, and helping to provide a positive work environment.

 

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers.  We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona.  Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.  We are a ‘2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner’ (Cleveland, OH).

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee New Hire process include pre-employment screening and new hire paperwork
  • Set up and maintain payroll system to ensure correct employment data
  • Enroll New Hires in appropriate benefit programs
  • Process monthly benefit invoices
  • Process 1095C and 1094 documents in compliance with ACA
  • Oversee Company clothing program to include ordering, tracking and delivery
  • Maintain employee’s personnel files, keep filing up to date
  • Assist with payroll to include PTO, compensation and deduction adjustments
  • Process payroll as needed
  • FMLA administration and tracking
  • Assist with planning and execution of company sponsored events
  • Process employment terminations, including COBRA
  • Oversee and create content on the company’s communication platform
  • Compile monthly reporting data
  • Complete HR clerical duties including filing, letter preparation and employee communications

 

Qualifications for this role:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in Human Resource role
  • Solid computer skills including fliers, presentations and newsletters
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Organized and detail oriented

We Offer:

·         A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere

·         A big business footprint, but small business family culture

·         A proven track record of success

·         Stability

·         Excellent compensation package + bonus

·         Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays

·         Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life

·         2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Best Workplaces Award Winner (Cleveland, OH)

Laboratory Manager (China)

Posted: 11/11/2018
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This position is Laboratory Manager at our Accelerated Weathering and Corrosion Laboratory in Shanghai, China. You will also be the Quality Manager for the ISO 17025 accreditation once achieved. Reporting to the General Manager of the Q-Lab China office but following the directions of our Testing Service Division in USA, Operate all aspects of a commercial accelerated weathering lab, maintain all laboratory equipment in first class working condition, and provide superior testing services and reports to our customers.

We are looking for an all-around technical person to perform durability testing using laboratory weathering devices. The duties are varied and make use of many different skills. Our ideal candidate must be able to switch between mounting specimens into test chambers, consulting with customers, and producing electronic report documents. Someone who is willing to get inside and set up a test chamber, converse with a customer on technical issues, and ship packages all in the same day. You will be our main contact for testing services with our customers in China.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing exposure tests in laboratory devices
  • Consulting with current customers and potential customers to address concerns and generate business
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Creating Reports for Operational and Testing analysis
  • Operate our “QLIMS” Laboratory Information Management System
  • Act as Lab Quality Control Manager
  • Perform evaluations on all aspects of the testing process
  • Equipment Calibration and Maintenance (not repair)
  • Manager all aspects of pricing, billing and invoicing

 

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers.  We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona.  Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.  We are a ‘2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner’ (Cleveland, OH).

Senior Technical and Business Development Engineer (China)

Posted: 10/30/2018
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As the senior technical expert for Asia, assist Q-Lab in promoting weathering, lightfastness,and corrosion testing equipment and test services in Asia at key Distributors, customers, GB/ISO/ASTM standards groups, and in various technical forums.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support customers and the network of existing Distributors by answering in-depth technical questions about the products and test services through daily correspondence and periodic visits.
  • Participate with Distributors on key OEM sales calls to provide technical support and determine what the customer needs are and how Q-Lab’s products and services can meet their needs.
  • Lead various technical projects.
  • Give technical presentations at seminars and symposiums.
  • Represent Q-Lab at various standards meetings.
  • Coordinate technical product training for customers and sales representatives.
  • Communicate and set-up relationships with key industry associations, trade groups and standards bodies.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Assist Technical and BD Director in developing a BD plan, including long and short term goals.
  • Analyze on information collected from the markets.
  • Work with and develop close relationship with key customer accounts.

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel 30% of the time and to obtain a visa to travel outside of China
  • Excellent analysis ability and critical thinking skills, both technically and business-wise.
  • Excellent spoken and written English (comparable to CET 6).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures in English and Chinese.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, business plans.
  • Ability to effectively present complex information to small and large groups and respond to questions from Distributors or customers.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to type a minimum of 20 WPM.

Education, Certificates or Special Training Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably with science or engineering related field, such as polymer, corrosion, etc.
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years technical support experience.
  • Experience with Automotive OEM’s is HIGHLY desirable.
  • Experience with weathering and/or corrosion testing and equipment is also HIGHLY desirable.
 

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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

 
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