Process Lab SpecialistJob Title at Essity Professional Hygiene

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Menasha, Wisconsin





Job Description:

Process Lab Specialist

About the Role

The Process Lab Specialist provides technical support to the operating group of the De-ink Plant, Paper Machines and Wastewater Treatment Plants. Their primary tasks are to collect samples at various stages throughout the processes, measure the quality as it relates to developed guidelines, and report any quality issues to the operating teams. The Process Specialists play a key role in controlling the chemical and raw material costs for our three De-inking facilities


We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk.

What You Will Do

Analyze Raw Materials, evaluating alternative wastepaper sources, rejecting off quality paper and materials at various stages, measure effectiveness of several process chemicals.

Conduct laboratory testing and play an active role in prompting changes necessary to optimize the process and troubleshoot during upset conditions.

Initiate and assist in calibration and instrument audits of online process monitoring equipment.

Responsible for routine performance evaluations of cleaners, screens, deckers, clarifiers, and scrubbers in all departments.

Primary person responsible for receiving several chemicals used in the Deink Plant and as needed for the Paper Machine area, oversee and manage the team performing the chemical unloading process when on shift and applicable.

Assist in new process/product development through lab trials and results analysis. Maintain process control reports and follow-up with operations group.

Provides Technical support during fiber prep trials as needed.

Responsible for testing, through use of electronic air monitoring equipment, the atmosphere inside confined spaces for safe entry. Also responsible for calibrating and maintaining the air monitoring equipment.

Who You Are

Confident, technically-minded individual with a 2 or 4 year degree in Biology, Water Treatment, Environmental, Paper Science/technology, or similar lab-sciences field. Must have a natural curiosity for material science, recycling, and or papermaking, who can learn and perform repeatedly a variety of laboratory activities in a rotating-shift environment. Able to work in teams and independently for 8-12 hour shifts including nights and weekends.

What We Can Offer You

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.


Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward

Pay Rate

This is an hourly-paid position that is part of a collective bargaining unit and earns $29.45/hour Base Rate. Shift premiums, weekend overtime and doubletime apply. Succesful candidates will receive an outstanding benefits and retirement program, terrific initial PTO benefit, and caring supportive work culture.

Additional Information

Essity is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Application End Date:

13 May 2021