Lab Technologist
West Fraser
AB, Canada
1d ago

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company, listed on the TSX. Rated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for five years and Top Employer for Recent Graduates, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team.

Our goals are simple leadership through profits, responsibility in communities, excellence in people, strength in products.

We believe in giving our employees a challenge they can rise to in an environment where they can build their career. We take pride in what we do, and our employees have grown right along with us.

If you are looking for a Company and colleagues that thrive on growth, challenge and opportunity discover what you can achieve with West Fraser.

Our Quesnel River Pulp division has an opportunity for a :

Key responsibilities include :

As a Quesnel River Pulp Lab Technologist, 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.

The ideal candidate will 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 comprehensive knowledge of computerized systems
  • The ability to analyze data using statistical methodology
  • 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.

    If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in confidence through our website at www.westfraser.com / jobs

    For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at : www.westfraser.com / jobs

    We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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