Senior Shift Technical Officer

11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Shift Technical Officer (Fixed Term Contract)

Competitive salary + attractive benefits package including pension, health cash plan, discretionary bonus.

Location: Beetham, Cumbria (half-way between Kendal and Lancaster).

BillerudKorsns Beetham Ltd is part of BillerudKorsns AB (Sweden), a world leading international and innovative manufacturer of technical papers and provider of packaging solutions, employing approx 4,400 employees worldwide.

Our UK manufacturing site (employing approx 140 people) is an internationally recognised speciality paper manufacturer, being a Global/European leader in supplying paper products to the healthcare and food packaging markets.

Due to a growing market for our products, we are increasing our production capacity and have a resulting vacancy in our Technical Team - on a Fixed Term Contract anticipated for a minimum of 2 years.

The role primarily provides technical support to key production processes, monitors and assesses product quality including being active in quality control decisions, controls wet end chemicals for the paper machines, and ensures Quality Management Systems are adhered to.

What are we looking for?
* Ideally a degree in Chemistry or similar science discipline, or a scientific A Level / HNC equivalent
* Relevant work industrial experience is preferable but not essential
* Strong initiative, problem solving and ability to use a range of influencing skills

1.Full monitoring of key system parameters, e.g. pH, acidity, consistency, retention
2.Advice on safe use of chemicals
3.Development of Quality initiatives
4. Control of chemical dosing equipment
5. Ensuring the correct use of raw materials used in the process

Applications: Please send your CV and covering letter by 24th November by clicking the apply now button where you can email us.