Lab Technician in Cortland, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job ID: LAB000201

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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We are looking for an individual with a strong mechanical aptitude.  The position is for a hands-on laboratory technician. 

The ideal candidate would have a minimum 2-year degree in mechanical, electrical or process technology or equivalent work experience with two years or less experience or a 4-year technology degree with little to no experience.  This is considered an entry level technical position.

Position Objective:

This position is to support research and development as well as new product development teams.  It entails performing standardized and specialized testing.  Equipment operation, maintenance and calibration of test set-ups. 

The laboratory is a very dynamic environment where a broad level of skills is applied.  These include but are not limited to:

  • Fluid flow, process controls, process systems, machining processes, data acquisition and control, CT scanning, mechanical properties testing, filtration and separation performance testing.

  • Perform multiple duties in a mechanical lab setting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • 50% – Testing: perform standard & specialized tests in support of R&D and NPD (Strategic Program)

  • 20% – Equipment operation: set-up, operate and maintain equipment for testing filters and related ancillaries

  • 10% – calibration: Maintaining and performing instrument and equipment calibration

  • 10% – Recordkeeping: Maintaining records of data, maintaining lab notebooks

  • 10% – CT scanner – Learn to operate CT scanner as backup operator

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree in mechanical

Position Competencies:

  • Spreadsheets and word processor software

  • Hands-on experience with mechanical componentry

  • Desire to learn new skills

  • Good communication skills

Other Requirements:

  • To work safely and to comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies and procedures.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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