Laboratory technician – join us to save the world from plastic waste
Are you looking for an exciting job with excellent opportunities to further develop yourself? Do you want to experience an inspiring environment of a fast-growing start-up? Sulapac is a company on a mission to save the world from plastic waste. Now, we are looking for a full-time laboratory technician.
Are you looking for an exciting job with excellent opportunities to further develop yourself? Do you want to experience an inspiring environment of a fast-growing start-up? Sulapac is a company on a mission to save the world from plastic waste. Now, we are looking for a full–time laboratory assistant.
Your key responsibility is to conduct and report basic laboratory analysis such as:
- Material stability in climate chamber/ovens
- Mechanical testing
- Compatibility testing with different cosmetics
- Composting testing (Organizing testing with external partners and preparing the samples)
Organizing laboratory’s functions, prioritizing and scheduling the testing orders. Developing laboratory functions, creating new testing protocols when required. Taking care of the laboratory equipment calibration schedules. Sending samples to external partners and assist in R&D work in general.
The employment is permanent. The laboratory is currently located in Helsinki. This location may change in near the future but will be within one hour travel from Helsinki.
This is what makes you a strong candidate
We are looking for a laboratory assistant with some experience in laboratory work in, for example, plastic, biomaterial industry or in another relevant field.
A successful candidate has a strong interest in working towards a more sustainable world and is not afraid of practical hands-on work. You are well organized, social, and self-initiative person with a positive can-do attitude. Good problem-solving skills alongside with willingness to take actions independently are necessary to thrive in this position. Our official documentation language is English.
You should not have fragrance hypersensitivity or similar conditions since some of the testing products are perfumes. We appreciate a desire for continuous improvement, and we will support your development as a biomaterial professional.
Why join Sulapac
At Sulapac, you will be part of a great team determined to change the world. You have a network of chemistry and engineering professionals to support your success. Results-driven culture and pioneer spirit will make sure you are never bored, and you get to focus on things that really matter. Our values are sustainability, creativity and integrity. They are demonstrated, for example, in our product claims that are based on scientific evidence and a transparent validation process. You are encouraged to develop yourself and your expertise. Also, you get to experience a fast-growing and hectic start-up environment. Most importantly, you will always know your work has a bigger purpose: to accelerate a plastic-waste free future. May this be the beginning of your inspiring Sulapac career.
How to apply and contacts
Send your application, CV and record of credits in English or Finnish to firstname.lastname@example.org with a topic of ‘Laboratory technician’ by the end of January (31.1.2022). Position will be filled when suitable candidate has been found.
If you’d like to discuss the position our R&D Manager Piia Peltola (Piia.Peltola@sulapac.com, +358408673107) and New Product Development Engineer Veronica Koverola (Veronica.Koverola@sulapac.com, +358503209115) are available via email, LinkedIn or mobile.
Sulapac was founded in 2016 by Dr. Suvi Haimi, Dr. Laura Tirkkonen-Rajasalo and Dr. Antti Pärssinen with the mission to save the world from plastic waste. Our innovative, patent materials mimic the beauty, functionality, and circularity of nature. Our aim is to become the new standard for sustainable materials replacing conventional plastics. Sulapac has won several international awards, and it has been selected among Europe’s 100 hottest start-ups by Wired UK magazine three times. Today, companies in various industries around the world benefit from our sustainable material solutions, exceptional technical support, and marketing knowhow. Our partners and investors include global players such as CHANEL, Stora Enso and Sky Ocean Ventures. Sulapac is based in Helsinki, Finland and employs around 30 people.
Learn more about our mission and innovation at sulapac.com/about