Lab Technologist
West Fraser
Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
5d ago


West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team.

Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path?

Our Quesnel River Pulp division has an opportunity for a :

Lab Technologist

Key responsibilities include :

You will be required to conduct testing for process evaluation studies and to monitor pulp quality. You will work closely with process engineers and production operators to ensure that our final product meets the customer’s quality requirements.

You will be required to calibrate and help maintain test equipment. The successful candidate will be required, over time, to develop competencies that allow them to provide coverage in other areas of the Technical Department including chip testing and water treatment testing.

As the ideal candidate, you have a strong commitment to safety, an aptitude for precision, accuracy analyzing and reporting results.

They will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills including technical or procedural writing.

The successful candidate is required to work different shift schedules as assigned including nights and weekends.

Qualifications :

  • Successful completion of a B.Sc. in Science at a recognized University, or
  • Successful completion of a two (2) year diploma in a Technology Program with major emphasis on chemical and / or instrumentation from a recognized Technical Institute
  • Proven experience with environmental or chemical laboratory work and lab instrumentation
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • A proactive, detailed oriented approach to work
  • West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time long-term career.

    The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

    Located in central BC, Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport.

    Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast.

    It doesn't take long to feel part of Quesnel's welcoming community.

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