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Consumer Laboratory Technician

Company: UL
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

CRS – Teddy Bear - Break It

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!

  • Responsible for research of textile and hardlines products and generating color matching reports for Consumer clients. Provides feedback to management regarding laboratory procedures and testing issues.  Trains other staff in specific test methods.
    • Compares items pulled from clients to establish standards on file
    • Demonstrate ability to concentrate on the job at hand
    • Ability to learn to use precision equipment under little supervision
    • Working alone producing results for analysis
    • Basic functionality of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word)
    • Ability to work under strict deadlines, some overtime may be requested
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Work habits must include attention to detail, accuracy, and orderliness
    • Communication skills, written and verbal among team members (including internal customers), should be excellent
    • Work within company laboratory to prepare samples, conduct testing, and document results
    • Understanding of product standards, specifications, and test methods
    • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Must pass Color Perception Test with superior discrimination (score 16 or lower) on the Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test.
  • Some University education in a related discipline and four years of related experience is preferred. 
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time. 

  • 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 127 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: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off. 

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 

Keywords: UL, Fort Smith , Consumer Laboratory Technician, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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