Brantford, CA

Location Details: 

Title:  Quality Specialist

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.                           


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all aspects of manufacturing quality control lab
  • Quality control using titration and gravimetric analysis (inorganic)
  • Manufacturing and technical support – out of spec batches, batch adjustments, boiler and cooling water, etc.
  • Analysis of raw materials, in process and finished products
  • Batch production analysis and adjustments
  • Preparation and testing of reagents
  • Calibration of lab equipment and procedures
  • Purchasing of lab supplies, reagents and equipment
  • Data entry, statistics and compilation of reports – including SAP
  • Shipment of samples
  • Participation in research projects
  • Customer complaint follow-up
  • IMS and other document control such as work instructions, SDSs
  • All other related tasks


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Autonomous and team member
  • Minimum 5 years of laboratory experience
  • Graduate with diploma/degree in related chemical field (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering)
  • Be detail-oriented
  • Possess a team spirit
  • Experience with MS Office suite and know how to use MRP software (SAP is an asset)
  • Excellent communication skills – Written and Verbal
  • Strong organizational skills


What you can expect from us:

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a dynamic manufacturing environment, learning from high-performing professionals with specialized knowledge and experience.
  • Work with a global company committed to innovation, people and customer success.
  • A competitive total compensation package including group health benefits and a retirement savings plan.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment, and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. Kemira’s people sustainability target is to reach the top 10% of cross industry norm for Inclusion by 2025. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.                     


For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.