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Footwear Testing Technician

at UL, LLC in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Under minimal supervision, sets up and performs a variety of tests within areas ofresponsibility where basic knowledge of the underlying scientific and engineeringfundamentals is required. Provides feedback regarding tests and data sheets. May plan tests,evaluate test results and report opinions and interpretations.

+ Examines and tests footwear and/or Office supplier, stationary, Arts and Crafts and other household products using primarily established procedures. Evaluation includes quality / perfoamce aspects as well as regulatory / compiance aspects, operational instructions, report writing. Evaluates test performance and reviews test and construction data with supervisor.

+ Builds and/or adapts setup and test equipment to new situations, based on data sheets and instructions from engineering department personnel. May direct staff in test setups.

+ Operates designated machines and special laboratory equipment. Performs routine maintenance of designated test equipment and laboratory area.

+ May communicate with Customer Service, Technical and Regulatory support teams during the setup and performance of a test to determine correct test methods and performance, as well as interpretation of data and to discuss additional follow-up tests, samples, equipment, methods and/or results.

+ Records observed or calculated data on appropriate UL forms and prepares data sheets and test reports. May plan tests, evaluate test results and report opinions and interpretations, as directed.

+ Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.

+ Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

+ Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

+ People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

+ Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

+ Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

+ Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

+ Technical College, Military training, University education, or equivalent work experience in a related discipline preferred.

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit www.UL.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please review theEEO is the Law (https://ul.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=353634&hashed=-442359237) andEEO is the Law Supplement (https://ul.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=353633&hashed=2016765212) .

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UL is committed to hiring and retaining a qualified diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

LocationAR-Rogers

Job ID 2022-29294

  1. of Openings 1

Job Category Laboratory

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Job Posting: JC217726234

Posted On: Jul 02, 2022

Updated On: Jul 28, 2022