Balancer Scale Job Description Sample
F5 Load Balancer SME
CTG is currently assisting on of its premiereclients in staffing a F5 Load Balancer SME near Charlotte, NC.
Position: F5 Load Balancing SME
Location: Kings Mountain, NC
Duration: 6 month contract with possible extensions
(The position will train / get acclimated in Raleigh,NC then be onsite in Kings Mountain)
Network SME w/ 10 years of experience with networkingtechnologies
Extensive experience in implementing F5 load balancersas well as data center networks & WAN
Experience w/ Cisco ACI SDN solution is a plus
Must be able to perform configuration, testing &implementation of F5, DC networks & WAN from the ground up withminimal oversight
Help with migration of old data center to new datacenter
Work location is onsite mostly in the Kings Mountain,NC (Charlotte, NC) area
Cisco CCNP or CCIE level skillset
CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.
CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).
CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.
Senior MTS - Load Balancer Scale Testing - L4-L7 QE
VMware is looking for Software quality engineers who are passionate about changing the future networking with the NSX Network Virtualization system & scale test team. The ideal candidate has a wide variety of software experience in the areas of distributed systems testing, networking, object oriented programming, virtualization software, and building/automating clouds.
You will be expected to become an expert on the next generation NSX product. In the system & scale test team we consider ourselves to be the first customer. This means that we anticipate problems customers will experience before they experience them, and we do this through writing comprehensive end to end test cases. We utilize complex automation to build the test environments and execute the test cases. In addition to testing end to end functionality we also have the opportunity to think creatively, and shape the product features and behavior to create a better user experience for the customer.
As a engineer in scale test you will be responsible for owning the end to end testing of one or more major subsystems in the next generation NSX network virtualization product. You will be expected to coordinate not only within the system & scale test team, but across the development organization to ensure a feature is tested from the functional, scale, system, and performance perspectives. You will be given broad problem sets, and trusted to implement well-engineered solutions.
Write high quality test code in Python to execute complex tests on a distributed system
Clear verbal and written communication
Be a strong advocate of software quality
Work across teams with SEs, PM, and across the Dev and QE organizations
Create test plans for entire releases
Coordinate activities of junior and senior engineers
Implement code to streamline automation, and reduce cycle times
Track test deliverables to product release schedule
- At least 7+ years of experience in software development and QE
- 1+ Years Virtualization experience
- Installation/Configuration/Administration (ESX and KVM a plus)
- Operating Systems: Deep Linux knowledge
- Installation/Configuration/Administration (RHEL and Ubuntu a plus), Windows Server, Windows 7
Strong understanding of L2 and L3 networks, VLANs
Working Experience with F5, NGINX load balancers and SSL-offload
Performance test experience with SDN products.
Networking troubleshooting / debugging - e.g. tcpdump, wireshark, traceroute, route, netstat
Network protocols: Â TCP, UDP, ARP, DHCP, ICMP, IPv4/IPv6
2+ years of Python or equivalent OO programming language experience.
- Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or higher) and equivalent work experience
Scale Attendant I
This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
2/8/19, 8/9/19 (Final Filing Date)
Under close supervision, the Scale Attendant I performs a variety of tasks related to the receiving of refuse material from the general public, businesses and private waste haulers; assessment and collection of disposal fees and recording of solid waste statistical information at the disposal site and transfer stations. Assignments include rotating between the remotely located scale houses based on a predetermined schedule, working in a non-traditional office environment, having extensive public contact and on occasion working alone.
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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
General principles, practices and procedures of cashiering
Basic record keeping techniques to ensure current and accurate information
Common office operating procedures
Basic arithmetic to make calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals, and fractions)
Principles and practices of effective customer service
File maintenance and organization
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment
English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Understand and follow applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations related to disposal site and transfer station operations
Operate automated platform scale utilizing a computer system and make readings with accuracy and speed
Handle and count money, make change and balance a cash drawer
Detect malfunctioning of the scales and computer equipment
Make mathematical computations with high degree of accuracy and speed
Maintain accurate records and files of transactions
Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
Follow written and verbal instructions
Respond to questions, complaints, issues, and concerns in a polite, courteous, respectful, tactful, and non-confrontational manner
Collect and compile a variety of data and information
Operate a variety of office equipment, such as computers, scanners, copiers, faxes, etc.
Read, speak and write English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
There are no mandatory education or experience requirements.
Criminal History and Background Checks:
The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.
The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.
A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to:
Frequently stand or sit for long periods of time.
Occasionally bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach to access floor safe.
Perform activities such as typing on a keyboard involving finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination.
Sufficiently recognize and read vehicle license plates at a distance.
Sufficiently hear and speak in person, on an intercom system, on the telephone, and over a two-way radio.
Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Some positions in this class require the incumbent to:
Work outside in inclement weather conditions.
Work in an area with exposure to dust, dirt, gas, noise, and odors.
Work various shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays, and on-call.
The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
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Req #: 218342
Location: Reston, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must Be Current
What You'll Get to Do:
As a Load Balancer Engineer, the candidate will oversee, support, and coordinate network policy, configuration, and troubleshooting in support of the enterprise Load Balancers. This role is a technical role with high visibility and is expected to interface with executive leadership and supported tenants. Primary duties include supporting the load balancing network and application requirements, collaborating with government and third-party stakeholders, coordinating with internal support teams, and reporting status to technical management and leadership.
Specific responsibilities include:
Provide architecture/engineering expertise for new load balancer implementations, cloud environment integrations, project designs, and standards development, as well as onboarding new tenants
Provide load balancing administration/support for intelligent DNS routing between enterprise locations/data centers, as well as plan and implement upgrades (includes installation of new equipment)
Implement approved authentication and certificate management controls
Use caching (static html content) for the enterprise infrastructure environment (hardware, software, and configuration components) and supported tenants
Support deployment options
Configure self IPs, port lockdown, and network routes
Configure remote logging to Splunk
Adhere to change management processes and procedures
Troubleshoot, configure, upgrade, maintain, and monitor the load balancer network architecture (performance, configurations, traffic flow, application monitoring, CPU capacity/utilization)
Analyze network alarms and identify sources
Coordinate with on-site support personnel while troubleshooting
Use enterprise service management tools to initiate, respond, and track service requests
Create reports and analyze performance metrics
Develop processes/procedures and related engineering documentation for troubleshooting and quickly identifying issues
Perform reach back to OEM Vendors to de-conflict operational issues with known operating system bugs and security alerts
Partner with the information security personnel to assess potential exposure to vulnerabilities, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with enterprise security baselines and standards
Evaluate modern technologies to optimize network efficiency and review/provide recommendations to improve the load balancing solution
Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or technical issues
Be responsive and decisive on adjusting architecture as customer requirements and technology evolves
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Technical support experience and advanced proficiency with protocols, design, configuration, and support of datacenter and campus network infrastructure related to load balancing solutions
Must have experience configuring and maintaining load balancers, load balancing best practices, and general WAN/LAN network management and monitoring expertise
In depth knowledge of hardware platforms including engineering design and deployment implementation guidelines
Experience with patching and upgrading load balancer equipment
In depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols
Experience building configurations using CLI
Demonstrated programming/scripting experience with some of the following: Bash Scripting, Web services, SOAP, REST, APIs, XML, J2SE, PowerShell
Broad understanding of network infrastructure topologies, security policies, firewalls, and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure
Results-oriented resource who can develop and maintain relationships across the organization based on trust, teamwork, and knowledge
Proven ability to resolve related issues and mitigate related risk by negotiating solutions that meet expected results
Possess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
Must be able to informally diagram and describe solutions (whiteboard), as well as provide formal as-built diagrams and detailed descriptions in Visio
Detail oriented with ability to work well in a team environment
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Load balancer certification, CCNA/CCNP, or higher CISCO certification preferred
Demonstrated ability to prepare and brief comprehensive engineering documentation (requirements, system design, interface control documents, security, etc.)
Familiar with Cloud services and software defined networking
Functional understanding of network Layer 2/3 switching and routing protocols
Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications and terms requiring application traffic management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DNS, NTP, NAT, and others
Microsoft Windows Server, UNIX/Linux, Active Directory
Familiar with AWS and Azure cloud technologies
Familiar with DevOps methodology and automation provisioning platforms
LDAP/PKI experience a plus
Excellent verbal skills and ability to communicate effectively with people who have varying degrees of technical expertise
Knowledge and some experience with Service Design Coordination, Service Transition Planning & Support, and Service Release & Deployment Management processes considered a plus
Candidate must have one of the following:
- 10 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma
- 8 Years of job related experience and Associate degree
- 4-7 Years of job related experience and Bachelor's degree
- 3 Years of job related experience and Master's degree
- 2 Years of job related experience and Doctorate
Work Hours: Core Hours 9:00 - 3:00
Location: Herndon, VA
What We Can Offer You:
We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Mid-Level Systems Engineer Experienced W/ EWH And CWH Large Scale Computer Clusters
- TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUSTHAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI W/ FULL SCOPE POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)
- At least 7 years experience as a systems engineer.,
- Experience in the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.
· Highly Desired - Knowledge and experience with the following:
· Apache Hadoop
· Apache Accumulo
· Apache Zookeeper
· Apache Nifi
· Java Programming
· Atlassian Jira/Confluence
· Linux operating system administration fundamentals
· Agile development experience
· Highly Desired – Knowledge and experience in the following DevOps phases and supporting tools and technologies:
· Source Code Management: Git, Subversion
· Configuration Management/Orchestration: Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack
· Continuous Integration: Bamboo, Jenkins
· Continuous Testing
· Continuous Monitoring: ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana), Nagios
· Highly Desired – Familiarity with operating-system-level virtualization (“containerization”) and container-orchestration concepts and enabling tools (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes).
· Required – Shall have one (1) year of experience in the SIGINT environment.
· Desired - Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale programs.
· Desired - Experience using agile and/or spiral development models.
· Desired - Experience in developing documentation required to support a program’s technical issues and training situations.
· Desired – Experience “wrapping” legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework
· Desired – Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
· Desired - Experience developing solutions that integrating and extending COTS products.
· Desired - Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.
· Desired -Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
· Desired -Experience designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and integrating information systems into SOA or on to ESB architectures.
· Desired -Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, backup, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage and retrieval systems
· Desired -Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments
· Desired -Experience optimizing globally distributed, high throughput text and multimedia storage and retention systems; sustainment, modernization and migration of legacy storage systems to modern storage systems; e.g., ETL solutions; semantically-enriched storage solutions implementing data labeling/data-tagging, QFDs; Cloud computing, Target Knowledge Bases, Enterprise Knowledge Bases; data-mining analytics.
· Desired – Experience developing, delivering, testing, and supporting integrated hardware and software systems with functional requirements within a CMMI Level 2.
· Desired – Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or Google’s BIG TABLE.
· Desired – Experience implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.
Education: A Bachelor's Degree in a technical field is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to two (2) years experience. A Master's degree in a technical field will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience.
NOTE: A degree in Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting, Information Systems, Program Management, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.
Scale And Probe Laborer
This job is primarily responsible for working at a facility that loads and unloads barges and trucks. This is a general position that performs a wide variety of duties that are based on the daily needs of the operation; may include cleaning and repair of barges.
This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive nor imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this job. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed or may perform related duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Actual responsibilities will vary depending on daily needs and type of facility.
Fully participate in the company Safety Program and attends daily pre-shift meetings.
Perform all duties within compliance of OSHA, company safety, and environmental regulations (ISO where applicable); including wearing appropriate PPE for task being performed.
Perform deckhand responsibilities e.g., reading drafts, opening/closing lids etc.
Perform all barge loading duties e.g., loading barges to meet draft and quality requirements and oversees deckhand(s). Note: Generally the duty of the most highly qualified person(s).
Perform duties to transfer, load and move grain to appropriate location, where applicable.
Perform duties required to maintain grain quality while being stored and/or transferred.
Complete documentation timely, accurately and legibly.
Perform general clean-up including sweeping, shoveling, washing, painting and other general housekeeping responsibilities.
Perform preventative maintenance and/or repairs, where applicable.
Dependent on facility and location, may be responsible for any variety of the following; unloading barges, cleaning barges, movement of product to storage, loading of trucks using heavy equipment, loading of rail, loading of products to required specifications; operating, running, monitoring, and shutting down dryer; operating a variety of heavy equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required -- None.
- 1 years' experience working in an industrial environment with a dependable work record.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of people within and outside the organization.
Ability to complete documentation requirements
Ability to follow directions and use logical through process to interpret oral and written instructions, and troubleshoot problems.
Ability to work well both independently and within a team environment.
Ability to use tools appropriate for assigned task.
Ability to remain focused on exceptional customer service, both internally and externally.
Physical Demands & Requirements
Ability to lift/push/pull 45 lbs. occasionally.
Ability to climb, crouch, stoop, bend, and squat, frequently.
Ability to stand and walk constantly/continuously.
Ability to balance constantly/continuously.
Ability to kneel occasionally.
Ability to safely walk on barge surface(s) with the ability to work around deep water.
Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person and over two-way radio.
Ability to understand and communicate written instructions.
Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.
Ability to climb stairs and climb ladders to significant heights.
Ability to perform work in confined spaces.
Ability to work in an environment with high dust levels.
Ability to meet requirements of PFT and fit testing, when applicable.
Ability to meet requirement of and utilize all applicable PPE, when applicable.
Ability to distinguish, with a degree of accuracy, differences or similarities in intensity or quality odors, or recognizing particular odors, using nose.
Ability to work extended hours, weekend, holidays and/or alternate shifts as needed.
Uses near, far and peripheral vision and depth perception for task(s) being performed; may need to be able to identify problems with grain.
The work environment described here are meant to be representative of those an employee would normally encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment.
Travel, 5%-20% travel may be required at some facilities. This may include off-site training and/or work at alternate locations.
This description reflects the assignment of essential functions and is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job. Nothing in this job description restricts the organization's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.
Founded in 1970, CGB is known as an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries. CGB Enterprises Inc. (CGB) is a private US corporation with foreign ownership (Japanese). The Zen-Noh group and the Itochu group are each 50% owners of CGB. The owners consider CGB to be a long term, strategic investment and have jointly owned CGB for 20+ years.
CGB (www.cgb.com) is comprised of a diverse group of businesses involved in: domestic & export grain operations, farmer risk management services, fertilizer wholesale and retail, inter-modal bulk product terminaling, vessel anchorage & stevedore services, barge-rail-truck logistical and transportation services, barge fleeting & shipyard repair services, oilseed processing, and mortgage financial services.
CHS Midwest Cooperative has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations group. We are looking for a Scale Operator to be responsible for operating the scale in an accurate, efficient manner and manage the bookkeeping of transaction through completion. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, strong problem solving skill and demonstrated self-starter and high initiative
Weigh and grade grain in all inbound and outbound trucks.
Work with customers to verify scale tickets and print reports.
Answer telephone promptly and direct calls as needed.
Promote the services of the grain department.
Provide a high level of customer service by addressing patrons in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner.
Cross-train with accounting staff to keep Daily Grain Position in balance in their absence.
Manage grain settlements.
Provide documentation for billing of railcars.
Work with other office personnel on special projects.
Enter Accounts and Grain Receivables.
Work with other office personnel on special projects.
Perform other duties or activities as needed or directed by supervisor.
Work with other office personnel to keep office clean.
Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
High school diploma or GED
Basic computer skills
Ability to work some long irregular hours (weekend and holidays included.
Grain grading knowledge
Experience with Microsoft Office
Ability to lift 50lbs
Lab Support, Scale Up Lab
Job ID :
US - Massachusetts - Cambridge
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
This position is focused on service delivery excellence for UnityTM Lab Services. Specific activities relative to the job function could include: Support of large molecule Scale Up lab activities, including working with cell lines, experiment protocol execution, Media and buffer preparation, lab ware processing, and equipment standardization support. This position will utilize the basic functionality of systems and applications relevant to the job function. Strong communication skills are also required.
Follows well defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, SOP's & work instructions. Take direction from Site Supervisor/Manager (and Team Lead) regarding daily duties.
Makes decisions and utilizes available resources to meet customer requirements, independently.
Analyzes/maintains/reconciles various customer and Thermo Fisher reports to ensure customer and Thermo Fisher requirements are met.
Communicates with supervisor any customer issues or potential problems.
Promotes personal growth and development by staying abreast of new policies and enhancements without the presence of site trainer and management team.
Listens to customer concerns, effectively diffuses dissatisfaction, and quickly identifies course of action with a goal of first call resolution within established turnaround times.
Works effectively with a diverse cross-functional team.
Embraces Practical Process Improvement (PPI) methodologies.
Utilizes systems as required by job function.
Represents Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations, professionally and positively.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Adhere to safety requirements
Job-Specific Duties may include:
Experience in laboratory services and in GXP environment
Stock and maintain inventory for consumables, and equipment components.
Cross site record retention and archiving for all assets. Perform complex calculations based on Molarity, percent by volume, dilutions, ppm, and ppb
Prepare high quality specialized solutions, including buffers, reagents, and cell culture media
Perform specific tasks associated with media prep, including but not limited to pH titration, osmolality adjustment, sterile filtration techniques, and aliquots
Verification, calibration, and use of common and specialized lab equipment including, but not limited to magnetic mixer, hot plate, micropipettors, autoclave, balances, laminar flow and fume hoods, pH and conductivity meters, osmometers, Blood Gas Analyzers, vacuum filtration, peristaltic pumps, and Nitrogen gas lines
Verification of peer calculations, technical documentation, equipment log books, and approval of completed documents
HTST and CIP operations
Technical writing of media prep documents using Electronic Laboratory Notebooks. May use electronic document database to author, route, and review technical documents
Perform equipment verifications and calibrations following customer and manufacturers protocols
May track lab equipment information including calibration schedules, open work orders, and equipment status using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CCMS)
Promote a safe work environment through various safety initiatives within functional area
May engage in training activities with new-hires when working in conjunction with a Site Supervisor
May prepare media for shipment for off-site use, including classifying media hazard category and providing required SDS
Use of autoclaves for sterilization of bioreactors and related materials
Setup and assembly of transfer carts/panels, SIP, media/buffer transfer
Utilization of Good Documentation Practices in all record keeping
Maintaining metric data for work performed
Monitoring of temperature controlled environments, including excursion respones
Perform basic cell culture operations, including sampling, passaging, and vial thaws
Must possess an Associate's degree in a related field. Bachelor's degree is preferred
Demonstrated verbal, written and presentation skills
1-3 years of progressive relevant experience required
Experience in a GXP work setting preferred
Displays a high level of confidentiality for both customer and Thermo Fisher Scientific
Must maintain Thermo Fisher Scientifics' Four-I Values
Experience in laboratory setting or services preferred
Experience in GLP/GMP environment a plus
Proven excellence in customer service skills
Detail oriented, problem solver, promotes team environment
Computer/software skills (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Must possess a strong desire to serve the customer, and the interpersonal skills to deal with various levels of personnel at the customer site.
Must possess strong communication skills and customer focus to deliver excellent customer service including maintaining a professional appearance at all times.
Must possess the operating skills to use hand held scanners and learn to enter data in various systems as necessary.
Must possess strong analytical skills to reconcile various reports to ensure customer requirements are met.
Must possess the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed.
Must be able to use a computer and possess intermediate skills in Microsoft Office suite.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.
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Bookkeeper / Scale Operations / Customer Service
The Merchandiser Assistant will support the mission, vision, and values established by the Board of Directors by assisting in daily and monthly grain accounting functions.
A high school diploma/GED and four years of grain industry experience
Solid practical accounting, analytical and organizational skills, strong communication skills, (both verbal and written), and strong documentation skills are required
Knowledge of position reporting, including the ability to interpret position data/reports, and proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software (e.g. Excel and MS Word), are required
Knowledge of grain industry practices, terminology and settlement processes, careful attention to detail, and the ability to work in an active and fast-paced department are all preferred
Reporting to this Position: None
Description of Duties:
Responsible for daily scale activity
Responsible for accurate ticket entry on a daily basis
Grain grading with timely communications to operations staff
Grain grading equipment State & Federal Regulations' compliance
Responsible for the daily application and processing of grain sales settlements
Responsible for incoming telephone calls
Enter data into Intellego Scale and GP/Intellego
Assist and support grain commodity system
Assist in monthly commodity closing process
Assist and support the development of policies and procedures
Support back up of Commodity Specialists when absent
Assist and support Merchandiser Manager
Communicate bids and market information to customers
Supports the daily truck logistics
Support the Commodity and Financial activity
Support all specific tasks assigned by the Commodity Supervisor
All other duties as assigned
Physical Demands and work environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
The ability to perform light lifting (up to 20 lbs)
Ability to use the telephone
Truck Scale Operator
The Truck Scale Operator (TSO) reports to the Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager. The TSO is responsible for weighing and grading incoming scrap loads, operating in-bound and out-bound scales, directing customers to the appropriate areas for unloading, facilitating payment for in-bound material while ensuring that all of his/her efforts are compliant with the company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards. The TSO may also communicate the pricing of materials with production crews and customers. The TSO should possess knowledge of metals identification and grading according to ISRI specifications, as well as the delivery of exceptional customer service.
This position operates within well defined parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.
Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
Strictly adheres to all Metals Recycling Business Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
Assist current and potential customers with questions regarding the pricing of materials and types of material accepted, and maintain account contacts to promote customer service on a regular basis.
Coordinate with office personnel to ensure accurate and timely documentation of all purchasing transactions.
Conduct scale operations and evaluate incoming products: identify contents of each load, operate the incoming scale to determine weight, and direct customers to appropriate areas for unloading.
Operate outgoing scale: identify commodity codes, and compute ticket totals for payment.
Complete all appropriate DMV forms for all cars that enter yard within required time frame.
Communicate scrap quality and acceptance procedures to customers, and ensure strict compliance with current regulations and policies.
- Test in and out-bound scales for accuracy, and report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor.
Internal Control Responsibilities:
Supports the Company's Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures and controls to better relate to the business.
Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions.
This position does not encompass any supervisory responsibilities.
Direct contact with Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager, Commercial department, customers, and operations production employees. Face-to-face, electronic, and radio communication required daily.
This position is regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard. Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, face shields, and additional personal protective equipment as needed, must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.
Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times. Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Ability to: lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally; crouch or bend at the knees occasionally to increase visibility; climb vertical steps occasionally; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase visibility; reach at arms length frequently or overhead occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; sit or stand continually; communicate by speech and hearing continually. Visual acuity needed for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as TSO will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness.
High School diploma or GED Certification preferred. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role or scrap industry preferred.
Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with customers and other employees required.
Mathematical and problem solving skills, basic negotiation skills, attention to detail, and basic typing skills required.
PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.
An offer of U.S. employment by Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screen and background check.
All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.
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