ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Laboratory Technician

2 months ago(11/6/2017 8:55 AM)
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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.


General Accountability: 

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for preparing and analyzing samples using manual and instrumental techniques in accordance with prescribed methods and standard operating procedures. Assisting in other areas of the operation as needed.


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Specific Responsibilities:

  • The technician is responsible to learn and utilize computer software and systems required to process data.
  • Responsible to accurately document results in controlled logbooks, bench sheets, etc.
  • Responsible to put analytical batches together and accurately review this information for compliance and completeness.
  • Must be able to help perform basic tasks including, but not limited to; washing glassware, weighing or measuring samples.
  • Must develop an understanding of quality control and the requirements of quality control.
  • Recognize and maintain safe working conditions. Handle hazardous material appropriately and safely. Use appropriate safety equipment.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Dedication to supporting goals, objectives, and philosophies of ALS.
  • A commitment to cross training.
  • Diligent work ethic and the ability to work as a team member.
  • Familiarity with computer systems; a working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic lab skills, i.e. use of balances, pipettes, quantitative transfer of samples.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details.
  • High energy level, confidence, and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to also work weekends as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Some laboratory experience is preferred.
  • Experience with laboratory instruments is beneficial.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and coworkers.
  • Strong commitment to quality and integrity.

Education Requirements:

  •  Some college level science classes preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to sit or stand for large periods of the work day;
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with staff, management, and clients;
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate computers, handle glassware, and other equipment;
  • 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"



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