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Laboratory Technician

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Job ID: R01147
Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Location: Dearborn, MI US
Posted On: 3/26/2018 8:57:06 PM
Job Type: Full time
Job Description:

Our Dearborn Works facility is seeking a Laboratory Technician.  The Dearborn Works is located on a more than 350-acre site in southeast Michigan.  Its carbon steel melting, casting, hot and cold rolling, and finishing operations are capable of producing 3.6 million net tons of hot rolled, 2.1 million net tons of cold rolled, 1.1 million net tons of galvanized and galvannealed sheet each year.

Primary Responsibilities:

Candidates may be placed in either the Mechanical or Chemical Laboratory. The job duties below will vary based on placement.

Chemical Laboratory:

  • Prepare samples for chemical analysis

  • Operate carbon-sulfur infrared absorption determinators

  • Operate thermal conductivity nitrogen determinators

  • Conduct optical emission and x-ray spectrometers

  • Run samples and standards for SPC plotting

  • Perform other laboratory duties as needed

Mechanical Laboratory:

  • Collect samples from in-plant and out-plant locations

  • Accurately record samples into the computer database

  • Use a shear or press to process samples

  • Perform hardness or surface texture testing

  • Perform other laboratory duties as needed


  • Associate's of Applied Science in a technical field, such as chemistry, biology, or engineering

  • Experience is preferred

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Must be willing to work any shift including weekends, and must be available for holidays and overtime


  • $15.92/hour base rate plus future incentive pay potential

AK Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status.
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