Job Description
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Lab Technician

The Opportunity

The Lab Technician ensures ticket security for clients through rigorous and reliable testing to provide precise and accurate reports on product security conformance according to company and customer specifications. 

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Ensures security testing and reporting is completed according to schedule and standards in place at the time
  • Conducts full security evaluation on new instant games or games with production changes
  • Performs Lab tests – collects samples, reviews and understands specification requirements, conducts tests on finished product, customer samples, new game, vending, instant, break open, live roll, etc., in accordance with methods in place at the time; records test results
  • Complete and distribute Lab Inspection reports as needed
  • Collects, accounts for, labels and files start/end and other books and tickets, evaluates and voids as per standards
  • Collect, test and send out external lab testing books
  • Prepare and send out detailed reports to the customers and outside labs
  • Approves raw materials
  • Stocks lab resources and materials
  • Clean, measure, evaluate and record anilox rollers
  • Adheres to all safety procedures and safe work practices 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Knowledge of Pollard Banknote’s instant ticket quality standards and ticket numbering formats
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed game specifications
  • Proficient in, and comfortable working with a computer, including Microsoft Suite and Pollard Banknote software
  • Demonstrated attention to detail 
  • Possesses manual dexterity
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate in writing and verbally with other departments and management
  • Preference given to applicants currently qualified in Lab 
  • Understanding of and consistent adherence to Health & Safety, Quality and Security standards
  • Experience finding and using information in the MSDS database


  • Meets the attendance criteria as noted in the APP

Additional Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed game specifications
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time 
  • Demonstrated ability to produce accurate work 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and maintain productivity to meet production deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to keep a clean and ordered work environment
  • Willingness to cross train and assist in training others

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging and team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits, life insurance, paid vacation and personal time, 401k retirement savings, and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Pollard (U.S.) Ltd. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.