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Fiber Analyst - Appleton, WI at SGS North America

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Job Description:

The person in this position performs routine sample preparation and microscopic examination of fibers from paper and nonwovens, learning multiple methods and becoming qualified to train others.

Duties also include documentation, report writing, and quality review of results. Employee will be required to work both independently, as part of a team, and with customers.

The candidate cannot be color blind or subject to motion sickness, as the microscopic examination of wood and nonwoven fibers depends upon color determination with lengthy periods under the microscope. Education and Experience:

A relevant associates, BS degree, or equivalent experience in science, engineering, pulp and paper, or related scientific field is preferred.
3 to 5 years experience, preferably in fiber analysis/microscopy and/or related material development, manufacturing or testing. Some IT/Networking background desirable.
Basic Excel and Word skills are required
Possible local travel but otherwise, travel is negligible.
PHYSICAL: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Body Senses: Must have command of senses of sight, hearing, and touch. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color determination, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
No foreign language required.

Skills/Competencies:
The ideal candidate can demonstrate:
High Energy,
Good to excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working well as part of a team.
High self-confidence.
An inquisitive nature, (i.e. likes to ask questions and learn the Why of things).
High attention to detail.
Good technical/mechanical skills/aptitude
A high level of initiative and self-direction.
Demonstrated network troubleshooting skills. Good thinking/problem solving

Additional Information:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
* This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
* SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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