ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.
Perform analysis of samples including quality control according to the procedures established for routine and specialized areas of the Food Safety laboratory. The technologist will also participate in customer service, training, instrument operation, troubleshooting, inventory control and problem resolution.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications: B.S. in Biology, Microbiology or related field. Minimum of two years of laboratory experience. Previous food safety testing experience is highly desirable. Experience with Laboratory Information Systems is beneficial. Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong math skills. Ability to work alone or with minimal supervision.
Physical, Mental, and Visual Skills: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the ability to read and understand English, verbalize in English, and perform procedures as written.
Employees are required to use fine hand manipulation, visually examine specimens and systems, and monitor instruments and other equipment via audible beepers and/or visual light systems. It also requires critical analysis skills and the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (at least 50% of the time) to stand, bend, push, pull, stoop and crouch. The employee must routinely lift (with both hands) and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier loads with assistance.
Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Typical Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, day, evening, and night hours dependent on staffing requirements. Includes weekend and holiday rotation and the ability to work additional hours as staffing needs require. Availability to cover workstation in case of an emergency including off-hours.
Typical Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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