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Analytical Lab Specialist

Korea, Republic of - UBM Cheonan
Umicore Battery Materials

Posted on 11-07-2024

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?


About UBM

We are all on the move. Umicore’s Battery Materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better-performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions, and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.


What you will be doing ?


  1. Secure Analysis Reliability
  1. Monitor equipment reliability in the relevant areas (RM, QC trend)
  2. Ensure analytical reliability through reliability results (SPC, MSA, QC, etc.)
  3. Manage technical SOPs (implementation, training, translation, regular review)


  1. Support Functions
  1. Support other departments with validations, cross-checks, and investigations
  2. Participate in projects within the relevant area, such as automation
  3. Cooperate with ACC (review and advise on DOE or testing plans to improve analytical efficiency and continuously investigate)
  4. Provide training on new SOPs and improvements to lab chemists
  5. Ensure laboratory quality systems are maintained based on ISO17025 standards


  1. Respond to Reliability Issues
  1. Identify root causes and implement corrective actions for reliability issues
  2. Act as the focal point for communication with other departments


Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field with 1-5 years of experience in Quality Control, Analytical Lab, or a related area
  • Knowledge of ICP, QMS, and statistical tools is a plus
  • Working Knowledge of various physical analytical equipment (e.g. PSD, SEM, EDS, XRF, XRD...)
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills


What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise, and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organization, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?


If our battery materials can boost the range of e-cars, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?