ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

LC/MS Analyst

US-WA-Kelso
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4827
# Positions
1
Category
Scientific

Overview

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.

 

ALS Environmental

Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with laboratory standards as stated in the laboratory Quality Systems Manual, corporate and laboratory SOPs and all certification requirements; 
  • Sustain an in-depth knowledge of all procedures performed in the department and insure these procedures comply with published methods, NELAC standards, state-specific requirements and good laboratory practices;  
  • Review of organic department raw data and LIMS entries to ensure results are accurately reported; 
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the laboratory LIMS system as it pertains to daily operation to monitor laboratory workload and due dates in a continuous effort to improve the efficiency of the department;
  • Insure that all quality control requirements associated with the department, including MDL/LOD/LOQ studies, SOP reviews, training requirements, and audit responses are completed in a timely manner;
  • Develop and implement new methods and technologies when mandated by changes in regulations or client needs;

 Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of EPA and SW-846 Organic Analysis and Preparation Methods, including all quality control requirements;
  • Familiarity with  operation of Agilent HPLC instrumentation, AB Sciex and Shimadzu LCMS/MS preferred;
  • Demonstrated strong  maintenance and troubleshooting skills;  
  • Strong track record of method development including bringing on-line new methods, instruments and technologies;
  • Understanding of the principles and processes of the laboratory’s quality system;  
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety policies;
  • Possession of good organizational and problem solving skills; detail oriented with the ability to multi-task;
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work unscheduled hours including overtime and weekends as necessary.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in chemistry or related scientific field.
  • 5 years of experience in a testing laboratory preferred.

 Physical Demands:

  • The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working; 
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers and managers;
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware;
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment;
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. 

 

 We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

 

 

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

 

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