Sr. Lab Technician (Santa Fe Springs, CA)


Custom Building Products is a high-volume manufacturer of grouts, mortars and other products for the installation of tile and other flooring materials.  We are dedicated to excellence as the industry leader by supplying our customers with quality, innovative building products that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.  At the same time, we strive to maximize productivity, profitability, and opportunity for employee growth.  We have an immediate need for a Sr. Lab Technician (will accept Chemist, Chemical Engineer or Materials Scientist degree)at our Corporate R&D Center in our Santa Fe Springs, CA location.  

Position Summary

This is an entry level position and will report to a group leader in charge of product development. This individual will have broad responsibility working with other product developers, Operations, Product Management, and QA/QC to develop new products.

This position is technically challenging and requires the ability to work well independently. The successful candidate is expected to accurately perform physical testing, follow detailed technical instructions with minimal supervision, maintain a complete, well organized, and accurate lab notebook, record and manage data using spreadsheets and databases. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to quickly progress to the defining the critical problems to solve, design experiments, execute experiments, analyze results, draw conclusions and communicate results. You will work closely with our existing team of technical professionals, customers, management, manufacturing and technical support staff throughout the country.

The successful candidate will focus on bringing new products into commercial production and assuring quality performance. They will have excellent problem-solving skills.


  • Must have an A.A., B.S., or MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a related degree.
  • Experience with adhesives, sealants, cements or construction materials is a plus.
  • Well organized and highly motivated to perform effectively with minimal supervision

We will train you in our materials technology and offer the opportunity for growth as part of the Custom® R&D Center.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, profit sharing and 401(k) plan. For consideration, please send your resume in a Word document with salary history via email to:

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