• Laboratory Assistant (2nd Shift)

    Location US-MA-Canton
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    UL is seeking a 2nd Shift Laboratory Assistant to join our Consumer & Retail Services Lab in Canton, MA!


    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World .


    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


    Under general supervision, conducts investigations for Consumer clients by assembling test setups, recording test data, conducting standardized tests, and assembling and disassembling products, materials and equipment for performance testing products. As instructed, examines basic customer samples and conducts basic laboratory tests.

    • Builds and/or adapts basic setup and test equipment for performance of tests. Performs standardized tests using general laboratory equipment. Performs routine care of designated test equipment and work area. Operates computer terminal to extract/input readily available information and to use available software.
    • Reads and interprets results of tests. Prepares charts, graphs and reports to explain test results. Examines test samples, reads measuring instruments and reviews test data with supervisor. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and operational instructions.
    • Operates designated testing equipment as directed.
    • Receives instructions from and reports data to section heads, group leaders, engineers and other laboratory technician staff. Records observed or calculated data on appropriate data sheets.
    • Helps integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques for lab site.
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    • Bachelors degree in Biology, Environmental Science or related field preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform basic laboratory tests and record basic laboratory results.
    • 2nd shift availability a must.


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