Mobile, US

Location Details:  Mobile, AL

Title:  Quality Control Specialist

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.  
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. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. 
We are now looking for a Quality Control Specialist  for our Mobile, AL location. This position provides service and support for the Quality Control laboratory and plant ISO systems. This includes: supporting the EHSQ Manager in SAP backup requirements for the Mobile plant managing of product setup and data. Support in maintaining statistical data and charts as requested for internal and exterior customers; support in laboratory operation requirements including fill in for shift analytical responsibilities if needed. This position will also provide support in maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment. Operation and testing of FR flow loop to support R&D and PLM evaluation of new and existing products. Special assignments. 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Promote safety of self and coworkers. 
  • Support creating and/or editing all new inspection characteristics needed in SAP for Mobile. 
  • Support creating and/or editing all new inspection plans for Mobile product material codes. 
  • Support creating and/or editing new inspection plans for any plant’s material codes if requested. 
  • Support in assignment of all quality inspection types, and other quality data, for each material code in SAP for Mobile. 
  • Support creating and/or editing COA (Certificates of Analysis) profiles in SAP for material codes. and assign materials to a COA profile and generate special warehouse COAs as needed. 
  • Participate in SAP QM tickets and Change Requests. 
  • Support troubleshooting and required maintenance on laboratory equipment 
  • Share responsibility for updating all QC Lab ISO documentation. 
  • Support monthly QC reporting requirements as needed. 
  • Act as backup for ProFlow requirements as needed. 
  • Support entering product specifications and modifications into SAP. 
  • Support statistical requirements and create charts for internal customers. 
  • Supply charts of top 10 Mobile products to QC Manager for monthly reviews. 
  • Support setup of new or editing of analytical test methods. 
  • Support conducting of audits as required as part of an ISO Internal Auditor team.


What you can expect from us: 

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth. 
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market. 
  • Attractive benefits package. 
  • A positive working environment.  


What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree, BS in Chemistry preferred 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in laboratory and ISO environment preferred 
  • Experience with information systems, preferably SAP and Synergi 
  • Experience with Lean or Six Sigma, a plus 
  • Working knowledge of chemistry, mathematics and statistics 
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and team facilitation skills 
  • Proficient with basic MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Root Cause Analysis and strong problem-solving skills, a plus 
  • Experience with SAP and corrective action tracking, a plus 
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001, 14001, & 45001, a plus 


Join Kemira and create better every day 
Please apply with CV at kemira.com/careers. 
Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our  diverse and inclusive workplace. 
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 3.6 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.