Full time
Acton, ON
Would you like an opportunity to contribute new ideas, where new perspectives are welcomed? How would you like to become a part of an innovative, family oriented, and fast-growing organization? Then please read on!
Who we are:
Superior Glove is a family-owned company with over 100 years in designing and manufacturing innovative hand protection for every major hazard. We innovate to fit the protection workers need into the comfortable PPE they’ll want to wear. Headquartered in Acton, Canada, Superior Glove has grown from humble beginnings to a global contender.

The ideal candidate:
If you have superior communication skills, are a highly analytical, innovative and motivated individual with the ability to provide appropriate business solutions, please read on! If you consider yourself to be a positive individual that embraces innovation and enjoys supporting teams throughout the implementation process of new projects and programs, this may be the role for you!  
Superior Glove Works Ltd.is currently hiring for a Chemical Technologist to work out of its Global Headquarters located in Acton, ON, Canada.

More about the role:
Reporting to the R&D Manager, the Chemical Technologist is responsible for supporting research projects, new test method development, product certification and documentation. Using research to gather information and apply concepts from prototype through delivering new or improved products. 
This individual is highly skilled in data analysis, understanding test methods and industry product performance requirements. Technical document writing and understanding relevant standard documents is requirement.
Superior Glove has locations in Point Leamington and Springdale, Newfoundland, New York, Shreveport Honduras, Mexico, and Acton ON.  The successful candidate will be based in Acton and must be willing and able to travel to the other locations regularly, sometimes with extended stays, as required.  

  • Conduct lab trials, formulation development trials, prototype development and pilot scale trials and validation.
  • Research raw materials, sourcing of new vendors, and coordinate with vendors to get samples for testing. 
  • Conduct testing and analysis on incoming raw materials, daily production QC testing, and prepare reports.
  • Maintaining required documentation for projects, new products, and product certification.
  • Prepare and maintain records for external PPE certification & submissions.
  • Communication with external certification bodies to accomplish internal product certification requirements.
  • Equipment testing, maintenance, and calibration.
  • Chemical compounding, prototype preparation, coordinating trials.
  • Gather required test results and reports to expedite certification process. 
  • Coordinate with external regulatory entities such as FDA, CFIA to certify products.
  • Organize the design of experiments, design prototype development, prepare protocols for trials.
  • Technical analysis for PPE to meet regulatory requirements. 
  • Gather required test results and reports to expedite certification process. 
  • Responsible for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) / Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Co-ordinate training and educational programs for internal teams on new technologies, innovations. Ensure accurate communication to the customers.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Diploma/Degree in Chemical Engineering Technology or relevant post-secondary education is required (polymer technology/engineering will be added advantage).
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in a similar role.
  • Some familiarity with common laboratory equipment.
  • Previous experience with technical document writing and regulatory documentation would be an asset.
  • Working experience in laboratory, R & D projects or in a production environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of computer software such as MS Word, Excel, outlook, Excel Macro, VB, AutoCAD.
  • Good time management skills, organization skills, and ability to meet deadlines.
Why work for us?
Superior Glove is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work culture to ensure every voice is heard and valued.  
When you work at Superior Glove, you are part of the family! 

Some of the benefits/perks include:  
  • Yearly contenders and recipients of multiple prestigious awards including Canada’s Best Managed for over 10 years, Canada’s Safest Manufacturer, Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, Canada’s Excellence Business Award and more!
  • Enjoy our Recognition Program to gain access to fantastic rewards!
  • Access to our on-site fitness lessons, equipment, “Grab and Go” bikes and more
  • Take part in community and company events, staff lunch adventures and annual barbeques!  
We are a family owned and operated company meeting international standards by “Improving Occupational Hand Protection through Innovation”. Superior Glove strives to create a respectful, accessible, and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the company will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities.

Please contact the Employment Specialist you are working with at Centre for Skills Development to express interest. 
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x 150
  • Oakville: 905-333-3499 x 421
  • Milton: 905-333-3499 x 459
  • Mississauga: 905-333-3499 x 462 

Post ID: FM32
Company: Superior Glove Works
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: see details in posting on how to apply