Lab Technician for TPU Quality Department

  • Full Time
  • Salem, NH
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Gates TPU

At Gates, we welcome challenges, celebrate hard work, and continually seek new talent to join our global company. Our Salem, NH plant is looking for a Lab Technician.  Please review below to see if this might be the right opportunity for you:



·        Great team culture that works together to get the job done

·        Eligible for benefits in 30 days or less, including 401(k) with company match

·        Paid Time Off – starting at a max of 21 days per year!

·        Employee Discounts – computers, vehicles, amusement park tickets, gym memberships, and more!



In Salem, we specialize in the production and shipment of urethane belts, created in all size and dimensions. Our process starts with raw materials where we use manufacturing equipment and tools to process, package, and then ship the belts to customers around the world.


You will be responsible for performing testing as required for: RGAs, Quotes and competitor evaluations. Back-up coverage for Final QC Inspectors absences.

Shift Available:

·       1st Shift (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Monday – Friday)

·       Minor overtime as required




·       Background in plastics testing:

o   Tensile & elongation

o   Abrasion testing

o   Dimensioning

§  Calipers & hand-held devices

§  Optical comparator

§  CMS

·       Microsoft Office abilities/user

o   Excel, Word, PowerPoint & others

·       Back-up support for QC Inspection

About You


·       Strong personnel skills:

o   Communication both verbal & written

o   Team player attitude

o   Supervisory skill sets for production interaction

·       Reliable and willing to learn and grow.






While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.




Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.


We know that’s trying to fancy the terminology… think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyer belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?


We invite you to learn more about us and our values at


Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.