• Textile Specialist

    Location US-AR-Bentonville
    Job ID
    2018-11120
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Category
    Laboratory
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World 

     

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    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Responsibilities

    The Textile Specialist is responsible for the setup and performance of complex equipment and test setups for clients.

    • Responsible for the setup and performance of complex equipment and test setups for Consumer clients. Builds and/or adapts setup and test equipment for performance of tests.
    • Directs, builds and adapts setup of test equipment to new situations, based on data and instructions from engineering staff. Reads and interprets results of tests and prepares reports.
    • Initiates recommendations for new equipment designs and recommends solutions to observed test problems.
    • Receives instructions from and reports data to engineers and engineering management. May communicate with clients during test setups to discuss test methods and/or test results.
    • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
    • Perform fabric, garment and textile testing and evaluation, determine whether a sample passes testing based on predetermined criteria and write technical reports.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Textile Study or related Apparel Degree and/or 5 years experience in Textile Quality/Regulatory Control preferred.
    • Must be able to manage multiple projects with short turn around times in a busy controlled area. Must be able to follow directions and be a critical thinker.
    • Ability to work overtime with short notice.
    • Must have excellent writing and vocabulary skills.
    • Must understand complex test methods and be able to summarize test results in a report format.
    • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. 
    • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
    • Ability to lift up to 25lbs assisted and unassisted. 

     

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