Small Bed Assembly Responsible – VTS

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

The small bed assembly responsible will work under R&D Program manager to ensure the delivery of VTS sized structure sorbent beds according to the R&D master schedule in addition to the completion of all of the relative documentation. The quality and delivery of those VTS beds are essential to the success of all of R&D program. The small bed assembly responsible will work in a cross-functional team and have full access to the testing results and will be in charge of post-mortem analysis if requested. Svante is based in Burnaby, BC (near Vancouver), but will be looking for the right candidates from across Canada.

This technologist takes personal responsibility that, at all times, he/she represents Svante Goals and Values to internal and external customers and suppliers.

Customers: Suppliers:
  • R&D Material team
  • R&D Structure sorbent team
  • R&D Scale up team
  • R&D Process Engineering team
  • R&D Program Manager
  • R&D V.P.
  • External Vendors
  • R&D – Definition of Bed geometry
  • Process Engineering – process targets, objectives

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Manufacture VTS size beds according to bed build request and SOPs
  • Procurement of all materials needed for VTS bed assembly
  • Test chemical and mechanical properties of sorbent sheets and stacks if needed.
  • Ensure and collect that all of the documentation related to the bed is filled and easily accessible in one document (from sorbent material to VTS testing results)
  • Works with Program Manager and customers to achieved deliverables in the requested timeline
  • Create SOPs and standardize methods using Lean manufacturing
  • Present results to team members and other departments
  • Create experiment reports summarizing tests results.
  • Participate in the design and testing experimental instruments and equipment
  • Assist Structure sorbent team in evaluation / identification of alternate processes & formulation to assemble sorbent sheets and sorbent beds.
  • Organized bed structure Databases using queries search and facilitate the storage, modification, and deletion of data in conjunction with various data-processing operations

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience: more than 3 years working experience manufacturing or R&D lab
  • At least one year experience in formulation work or forming of solids into continuous sheets and or laminate [preferably coating].
  • Knowledge: experience with handling sorbents laminate sheets and understanding of mechanical property testing.
  • Good knowledge of Office suite including database or creating complex document with functional links
  • Attitude:
  • Must naturally espouse Svante values and belief in our Goals and Objectives, good team worker, detailed oriented, self-motivated, having verbal and non-verbal communication skills, having effective collaboration with other Teams.
  • Education: Mechanical, Chemistry, Physics, or other relevant work experience.

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