ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Chemistry Sample Processor - Part Time

3 weeks ago
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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.


Job Summary:

Responsible for sample receiving, login and preparation and/or extraction for different Chemistry testing procedures. Maintenance of required records and/or logs, inventory control and clean work environment. Assist technologists in sample handling and basic analyses as required.


ALS Environmental


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, log and prepare samples for testing
  • Receive and log consumables, assist maintaining inventory control
  • Monitor temperatures and pressures and maintain appropriate logs
  • Maintain a clean working environment
  • Prepare and maintain required documentation
  • Maintain a basic understanding of Marshfield Food Safety’s Quality System including the Quality Manual, Quality Manual System Procedures (QMSPs), and procedures as applicable to ISO 17025
  • Maintain records of all quality activities as documented in procedures
  • Make precise measurements using visual assessment (examples: balance centering, weighing small amounts on balance, verification of equipment using small amounts of standard)
  • Handles samples and performs analyses according to procedures and test methods, which includes verifying small liquid transfers
  • Accurately enter and/or verify sample results into computer
  • Assist in Organic and/or Metals extractions
  • Main person in charge of glassware cleaning
  • Assist Technologists with basic chores as required in the laboratory
  • Assist with proper chemical waste handling, storage and disposal
  • Report issues or malfunctions to the Manager
  • Report nonconformance and potential nonconformance
  • Perform clerical duties as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Laboratory or food safety experience preferred. Basic computer skills. Ability to work alone or with minimal supervision. Detail oriented, multi-tasker, and team-player. Effective oral and written communication skills.


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.


Laboratory and office setting. Fast-paced, stressful environment.  Problems must be resolved quickly.  Root causes of problems must be identified and dealt with promptly.  Always more than one activity going on at any given time.  Possible contact with infectious materials, biohazards and unpleasant odors.




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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