Laboratory Technician Job Description Sample
Perform analytical and pellet quality tests on In-process (IP) samples, Finished Product Inventory (FPI) samples, raw materials, and other required special tests to assure product conformance to specification and customer requirements. Enter test results in the WinLIMS database and communicate the same to Operations personnel for potential corrective actions. Utilize the latest test procedures and techniques to ensure optimum safety and quality performance standards.
Test IP and FPI samples for quality control and quality assurance of products.
Test raw materials to ensure compliance to specifications and/or requirements.
Test standard reference blacks to ascertain proper function of test equipment and chemicals used in performing the tests.
Input test results into the Laboratory Information Management System (WinLIMS) computer database.
Provide analytical and pellet quality testing in support of technical trials (TRIS's).
Communicate test results to Operations, WPS, and Quality Assurance personnel in a timely and efficient manner in order to minimize off quality product and shipment delays.
Prepare and package samples for shipment to customers or other Cabot laboratories.
Assist supervisor in job training and implementation of new or revised test procedures.
Complete all required safety training and maintain a clean work environment at all times.
Comply with all chemical waste disposal procedures.
Maintain up-to-date Job Safety Analyses (JSA's).
Identify opportunities to minimize waste and improve efficiencies within the laboratory operations.
Minimize Laboratory costs where possible without affecting quality, safety, or environmental.
Complete LTS requests in a timely fashion.
Maintain all Lab 5S areas (If you use it, clean it.)
Limit modifications in LIMS to the year's target average (Ex. 2 per 1000)
Input test data into LIMS within the year's target average (Ex. 94 minutes)
Input standards data into LIMS within the year's target average (Ex. 193 minutes)
Supports efforts to implement and maintain the Responsible Care® Management System in line with the requirements of the RC14001® technical specification, as applicable to the site/region.
BS degree - Chemistry or Chemical Engineering Preferred
Adherence to Cabot Values
Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
Basic computer skills (Lotus Notes, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook).
Understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Written/verbal communication skills
Analytical/mathematical/problem solving skills
Ability to be coached
Commitment to Total Quality / Zero Defect concepts and culture
Ability to stand (work on feet) for long periods of time.
Ability to work shift work
Flexible and adaptable to change
Plant runs 24/7 – Attendance is critical to our Lab operations
About the Company
Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company provides customers with a variety of products including rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel, security materials and elastomer composites.
Cabot Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Nondiscrimination Policy with Respect to Discussion of PayThis is to advise that it is the policy of Cabot Corporation not to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This policy, however, shall not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of that employee's essential job functions (such as in payroll or HR) discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless that disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or other action, including an investigation conducted by Cabot, or otherwise as required by law.
United States of America - Florida, Kennedy Space Center
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
This position assists chemists in analytical determinations by collecting and preparing samples, conducting experiments, measurements with precise laboratory equipment and recording and presenting results for chemical analysis. This position will also assist chemists in non-routine tests and studies related to troubleshooting or aerospace and commodities simulations.
Performs duties in compliance with Federal, State, Local, NASA and other governing regulations and requirements and KSC energy management, conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreement, security, safety hurricane and specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section with the limits of established policy.
ASSOCIATED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares and conducts general laboratory investigations with awareness of laboratory techniques, operations and instrumentation.
Performs routine and essential maintenance and calibrations of laboratory equipment.
Prepares analytical solutions and gas mixtures used in general laboratory analysis.
Assists chemists in conducting specialized tests and projects.
Suggests improvements and modifications to procedures and/or equipment.
Prepares reports and informs supervision of problem areas pertaining to laboratory operations, quality and safety.
Uses computer assisted automation and data calculation to generate analysis results.
Performs other classification related and associated duties as required.
High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years of directly related experience in performing general laboratory analytical determinations. Must be able to achieve KSC level of proficiency and meet physical requirements in fuel handling, visual/micro-particle counter and respirator use.
Local candidate preferred, no relocation available.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Maintenance
Business Line Government
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 196876BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Maintain and operate process and pilot scale laboratory equipment and scientific instruments
Perform and document basic and enhanced equipment maintenance
Diagnose, adjust and provide basic repair to equipment
Support and coordinate preventative maintenance and calibration service program including scheduling and record keeping
Use and maintenance of mechanical tools, Operation of hoist, crane and pallet jack
Perform equipment set up for experiments and/or shipments to Field staff and Customers
Maintain lab and Curiosity Hub in a clean and organized fashion to keep it ready and operational at all times
Process Demo equipment requests, track and ensure their timely return
Place orders and maintain inventory of consumables, equipment, chemicals, critical spare parts, and tools
Prepare basic chemical and biological solutions for use in experiments
EHS representative for group with responsibility for hazardous waste satellite storage
Potential for up to 10 % travel
Who you are:
Associate degree in a science field such as Biotechnology or Engineering or Associates degree with a Certificate in laboratory technology or biotechnology from a certified college.
Good communication skills and likes to work in a team environment.
Minimum 2 years experience in laboratory environment including maintaining equipment and scientific instrumentation
Knowledge and understanding of laboratory terminology, good documentation practices and good laboratory practices in Biosafety Level 2 environment.
Ability to understand and follow documented procedures.
Knowledge of methods to prepare chemicals solutions, and media.
Good computer skills using spreadsheets and word processing.
Ability to make mathematical computations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Strong interpersonal and team work skills.
Proven hands-on mechanical skills.
Observation skills in discerning various procedures and variations while performing work.
Ability to lift and move heavy items.
Proficient in written and verbal English language.
Job Requisition ID: 177772
Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model: full-time
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Job ID: 552565
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for effectively conducting quality testing and control of Asphalt Production and Asphalt Laying to ensure all product & quality standards are met and satisfy both internal and external customer requirements in a manner consistent with the laboratory quality system.
VCE or Equivalent education level required
Tertiary Education or equivalent training highly regarded
Demonstrated experience in quality control Testing
Demonstrable and successful experience gained working in a laboratory quality system, preferably a NATA accredited laboratory is required
Comprehensive knowledge of the asphalt industry
Comprehensive knowledge of bituminous surfacing would be an advantage
Radiation license – Safe use of Portable Density/Moisture Gauges containing radioactive sources highly regarded
Working both autonomously and within a team
Good numerical skills
Outcomes focused with a thorough understanding of the factors affecting end product and result
Planning; organisational and time management essential
WHAT WE OFFER:
Highly supportive, team orientated organisation
A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors
Competitive remuneration with on-going development and support
A long-term career development opportunity for working with an ASX listed company
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this great opportunity please click the apply now button
For more information please contact: Yvette Michael, Talent & Sourcing Business Partner, Transport and Infrastructure Services, mobile number 0438 213 759.
Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.
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Closing Date: 14 Nov 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Immersion Consulting LLC is seeking a Laboratory Technician to perform Clinical and Public Health laboratory high-complexity testing on a variety of biological specimens and/or environmental samples using manual or automated techniques. The work performed involves a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as bacteriology, molecular biology, flow cytometry, genetics, immunology, mycology, parasitology, serology, and virology. The candidate must be able to manage workloads, multitask effectively, understand and maintain quality control procedures, and maintain a high level of performance.
Demonstrated Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of laboratory equipment and ability to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair instrumentation.
Ability to use independent technical judgment to analyze and interpret laboratory results.
Ability to interpret and apply complex written instructions.
Ability to communicate, consult, and interact with Laboratory Director, Laboratory Supervisor, and other members of the healthcare team.
Knowledge and understanding of laboratory operations and their relationship to the organization sufficient to solve testing, quality or customer service problems.
Perform a broad range of laboratory test procedures such as PCR, RT-PCR, nucleic acid extractions, specimen processing and accessioning, ELISA, and culturing.
Maintain and document the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment. Use, calibrate, identify malfunctions, repair, and perform routine and preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment when needed.
Perform and document quality control and assurance activities, and take corrective action, when needed, related to test performance using statistical principles and theories of performance improvement.
Adhere to practices and regulations governing biosafety, facility and computer security, and HIPAA and privacy laws/rules.
Identify discrepancies, solve problems, and present solutions.
Answer inquiries regarding test results, methodology, test specificity, test sensitivity, and specific factors, which influence test results. Interpret results and suggest follow-up test selection or procedures.
B.S. degree in a Biological Sciences-related field and 2-5 years of laboratory experience.
$12 - $18 an hour
Our client is a hemp-derived CBD extraction company founded in Oregon in 2018. They build upon the best available scientific knowledge, engineering design, and manufacturing practices to sustainably produce safe, effective, and pure botanical extracts for our business clients at the most competitive prices.
- Operate innovative and unique extraction equipment
- Prepare raw plant materials for extraction
- Process hemp concentrates and extracts
- Clean and maintain extraction equipment and laboratory facility
- Adhere to strict inventory and record-keeping systems for all raw material, chemicals, and final products
- Assist with equipment upkeep and repairs
- Wash and sterilize laboratory glassware
- Maintain MSDS for all department chemicals and products.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in biological, chemical, or related sciences is preferred.
- Organic Chemistry experience, preferably in a lab setting
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs from time to time
- Proficient computer skills including MS Office
- Must have attention to detail and ability to multitask
- Must be comfortable working in a rapidly evolving work place and industry.
Salary: $12.00 to $18.00 /hour
Performs chemical microscopic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease applying techniques used in fields of bacteriology or mycology, hematology and/or chemical examinations.
Receives specimens from laboratory or obtains such body materials as urine, blood, pus and tissue directly from patient and makes quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis and does routine cultures.
Performs blood tests and study morphology of blood.
Obtains blood specimen for performance of all hematological examinations and clinical chemical analysis requested for each patient.
Performs routine hematological examinations following established laboratory procedures, methods and techniques using microscope and centrifuge.
Performs routine procedures for macro and microscopic analysts of urine.
Records and reports results of tests and examinations performed.
Identifies and stores specimens which require further analysis.
Cleans and maintains equipment and instruments used in performance of tests and examinations. Reports malfunctions and needs for repair to supervisor.
Performs additional follow-up examinations, tests and analysis according to established laboratory procedures or as requested.
May serve as Testing Personnel as defined by CLIA '88 for High Complexity Testing. The testing personnel are responsible for specimen processing, test performance and for reporting test results. Each individual performs only those high complexity tests that are authorized by the laboratory director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual's education, training or experience, and technical abilities. Each individual performing high complexity testing must follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results; maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens; adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed; Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance; Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor; and document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. If not qualified to perform testing independently, must perform high complexity testing only under the onsite direct supervision of a supervisor.
Forwards laboratory samples to Medical Center for confirmation and/or analysis and forwards reports to physician for diagnosis (for outlying clinics only).
Trains and monitors Laboratory Assistants and student Medical Technologists as requested.
Associate's degree in medical laboratory technology from accredited school, OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Valid Hawaii Clinical Laboratory Technician license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
Familiar with lab procedures and automated instrument and general lab equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations and customer service.
Minimum six (6) months of experience in all phases of clinical lab (e.g., chemistry, hematology).
Type 35 wpm.
Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Laboratory Department: Chemistry Travel: No
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Location Chicago, Illinois Job ID 18-86853 Date posted 10/11/2018
Supports the lab by accessioning, aliquotting, performing data entry, loading instruments, performing maintenance on all types of equipment, managing inventory for lab supplies and speaking with clients as needed. May perform technician duties without testing and releasing results.
Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-3 years of experience, Must be Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
ScheduleTuesday-Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday 7:00am to 3:30pm
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Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.
City: Ft. Lauderdale
SUMMARY: Perform laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Ability to operate various laboratory equipment and instruments such as physical-analytical, physical, gas chromatography, ion chromatography and research equipment.
Tests materials used as ingredients in adhesives, cement, propellants, lubricants, refectories, synthetic rubber, plastics, paint, paper, cloth, and products for such qualities as purity, stability, viscosity, density, absorption, chromatography, and melting or flash point.
Tests materials for presence and content of elements or substances such as hydrocarbons, H2S, tungsten, sulfur, cyanide, ash, dust, impurities and other chemical elements as required.
Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.
Records test results on standardized forms and/or LIMS and writes test reports describing procedures used.
Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. Troubleshoots laboratory instruments.
Prepares chemical solutions and standards according to standard formulas.
Adds chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or products batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications.
Works a rotating schedule including weekends, holidays and must be available to work on an on-call basis.
Participates and takes an active role in the BMT meetings and Safety Committee.
Assists in troubleshooting instrumentation problems, calibrations, SQC, and other quality assurance practices and protocols where applicable.
Assures and adequate supply of materials/inventory is available to analyze various products per ASTM, IAC, UOP, IP, Industry Standard, and Customer Test Methods.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: NONE
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer an Associates and/or Bachelor's in a related field.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.
Ability to do mathematics related to laboratory methodology calculations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATIONS:
Drivers license required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation.
The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
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Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company's history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes' 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals' mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.
Compass Minerals is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us and where employees can thrive and deliver high-performing, sustainable organizational success. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is grounded in our company's Core Values and is explicitly demonstrated in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse employees with the necessary skills to shape an inclusive organization. We especially strive to hire, retain and promote employees with a diversity of attributes, backgrounds, experiences and skills, who think differently, have varying perspectives and can bring forward unique ideas and points of view.
We are seeking a full time laboratory technician that willbe responsible for working with key scientists to develop project plans, leadexperimental design and carry critical experiments to advance our projectpipeline in the areas of plant nutrition and salt research and development. Thesuccessful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of experimentation,documentation and results interpretation related to projects in the CompassMinerals innovation pipeline.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
Completelaboratory experiments to generate data for project advancement and productsupport
Maintainupdated laboratory notebook and other experimental documentation
Receiveguidance and feedback from team members to ensure work is prioritizedappropriately, and completed accurately and on-time
Interpretexperimental results and make recommendations for next experiments or projectadvancement
Maintaina safe work environment and contribute to routine safety procedures and labsafety protocols, keep up to date on all safety training
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in biology, agronomy, chemistry or relatedfield
1-3 years' experience in a lab setting
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Basicunderstanding of scientific methods for chemistry/biology/agronomy, and usinglaboratory equipment.
- Basiclaboratory skills including pipetting, experimental design, greenhouse andgrowth chamber management
- Abilityto think logically and critically about experimental design and troubleshooting.
- Makedecisions in real time based on experimental results to advance projects tonext stages
Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status.
If interested and qualified, please apply online at http://www.compassminerals.com/
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