Laboratory Technician - Paper Testing
SGS North America Inc.

Appleton, Wisconsin

Posted in Consultancy

This job has expired.

Job Info

Company Description

We are SGS - the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 97,000 employees operate a network of 2,650 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

Job Description

As the Laboratory Technician, you will prepare samples and analysis following official methods and company/laboratory SOPs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position performs performance, chemical and physical testing of disposable paper and hygiene consumer products learning multiple industry methods
    Experience in science, engineering, pulp and paper or related scientific field is preferred.
  • Works under immediate supervision to perform the following job functions, generally:
  • Performs routine laboratory testing, following the relevant company's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and methods. Validate performance on methods as required.
  • Test to applicable standards (ASTM, CSPA, ISO, SSC, etc.) and customer-specific protocols.
  • Ensure compliance with all required local and federal safety processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrates good and safe work habits and enforces a clean working environment.
  • Perform general upkeep and housekeeping of the laboratory
  • Accurately complete and maintain all laboratory reports.
  • May also have prep or field responsibilities, as required by business needs.
  • May be required to receive, sort, log client samples into the database, and prepare sample labels.
  • May be required to archive, return, or dispose of client samples as per the established procedure.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly Quality Assurance/Quality Control checks on equipment.
  • Assist in keeping inventory of laboratory chemicals and equipment necessary for the day to day functioning of the laboratory and in compiling list of supplies to be ordered when needed.
  • Assists in calibration/verification tasks and other ISO 17025 related activities.
  • Ensure all personal protective equipment (PPE) relevant for tasks is worn at all times.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School/GED
  • 1 year working in relevant SBU industrial/lab/field setting with experience following strict safety standards or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Additional information

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities.
  • A dynamic, collaborative work environment.
  • Access to cutting-edge cryptographic technology and tools.
Physical Demands of the Job
  • Stand: Occasionally
  • Move or traverse: Frequently
  • Sit: Constantly
  • Use hands: Constantly
  • Reach with hands and arms: Occasionally
  • Climb or balance: Occasionally
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: Occasionally
  • Talk/hear: Constantly
  • Taste/Smell: Occasionally
  • Lift/carry/push or pull: Occasionally 30 lbs

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