Paper Technologist

Recruiter
Listgrove Ltd
Location
Kent
Salary
£25000 to £35000
Posted
30 May 2018
Closes
30 Jun 2018
Ref
CST/41844
Job Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Paper Technologist
Based in Kent

Job ref:    CST/41844

Salary:      £25000 to £35000 + package

The client:

Our client is part of an international paper manufacturing group which manufactures creative, graphic and security papers in 16 industrial sites around the world.  The company has an opportunity in its Technical Department for a Project Leader to work within its Technical team. The role will provide an opportunity for someone looking to deploy knowledge gained through their degree process to be involved in all requirements of New Product Development, and technical process efficiencies linked to the Paper manufacturing process. In addition, you will learn and be involved in maintaining environmental (ISO:14001, FSC, PEFC) and Quality (ISO:9001) requirements for the Mill.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
⦁    Management of product and application development projects with support from the technical management team
⦁    Coordinate and perform laboratory tests to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations. Present findings to senior colleagues
⦁    Coordinate and perform environmental tests to produce reliable and precise data to support ISO 14001 business requirements. Present necessary findings to senior colleagues
⦁    Maintain the necessary fundamental and/or routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies through to subsequent analysis and interpretation/conclusion in an accurate manner
⦁    Provide support on production projects
⦁    Prepare reports, analyse data and make recommendations to projects
⦁    Assist or coordinate activities with other departments to deliver technical team objectives and promote good working practice
⦁    Operate, maintain and calibrate specific laboratory/manufacturing equipment to a standard required to maintain ISO quality standards
⦁    Monitor the use and inventories of required laboratory chemicals and supplies
⦁    Provide technical support as and when required
⦁    Work safely and with due regard to procedures, systems and general HS&E rules

Education: 
⦁    Ideally a graduate or HNC minimum. Chemistry, Paper Science, Physics, Mathematics, Material Science
⦁    Computer literate and open to learning new software

Technical Skills/Competencies:
⦁    Experience of working within Paper manufacturing is required
⦁    Proven aptitude in new product and application development with evidence of multiple projects managed
⦁    Capability to manipulate data with good attention to detail
⦁    Practical experience of working closely with multiple functions to achieve NPD and process development projects (i.e. production, sales, marketing, purchasing)
⦁    Strong numeracy skills
 
Personal Skills/Competencies:
⦁    Self-motivated, self-starter
⦁    Team-player & ability to work autonomously
⦁    Effective communication skills both verbally and non-verbally (report writing/emails/SOP’s)
⦁    Practical aptitude and attention to detail
⦁    Punctual
⦁    Goal-orientated, methodical and well-organised
⦁    Competent record-keeping skills
⦁    Current driving licence and EU passport

If you are interested in being considered for this role, you are encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity by forwarding your curriculum vitae and letter of application via email to conrad.taylor@listgrove.com.

The company has retained Listgrove to manage this project on their behalf and all third party applications will be forwarded for their attention.  Fees will not be payable to recruitment consultancies that send speculative candidate applications.

To apply please contact Conrad Taylor
conrad.taylor@listgrove.com
0044(0) 1789 207070


For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

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