Laboratory Analyst 1

Bureau Veritas Laboratories - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Several Instrument analysis positions are open on the following instrument types: Colorimetric, micro, BOD, and ion selective electrode.

As a LABORATORY ANALYST 1, your responsibilities are:
Review LIMS summary reports to plan and organize daily work
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) when conducting following work:
Perform sample preparation and procedure prior to analyses
Perform some basic testing procedures
Identify any non-routine samples and seek guidance on procedures for handling
Prepare standards and reagents and ensure adequate supplies are available by monitoring quantities
Ensure a high level of accuracy in sample preparation and analysis
Operate and maintain all necessary instruments and equipment to complete tasks (PC / Mac computers, pipettes, thermal cyclers, automated sequencers, liquid handling instruments, etc).
Assess and correct problems with all laboratory operations according to SOP guidelines and ISO 17025 regulation criteria.
Meet quality and TAT specifications required by the client and ensure samples are analyzed within holding time requirements.
Identify and document all known sample deviations, non-conformances, and/or process deviations and report to the Supervisor.
Employ proper laboratory techniques to minimize risk of mislabeling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples and other materials.
Provide input to corrective action procedures and report problems and Corrective Actions to the Supervisor.
Provide Supervisor/Manager with updates on workstation status including advance notification of any delays
Evaluate and initiate problem solving in all areas of the laboratory
Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures and general work instructions
Participate in the development / validation of new procedures and instruments, as required
Monitor the laboratory to improve efficiencies and reduce costs in a continuous and ongoing fashion
Support and comply with all Bureau Veritas policies, Quality System and Health & Safety program.
Participate, when requested in lab and Health & Safety meetings
Participate, when requested in internal and external audits
Provide training and guidance to junior staff
Maintain training records and relevant qualifications
Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
All other responsibilities as assigned

You are the ideal LABORATORY ANALYST 1 if you have:
Diploma, certificate or bachelor’s degree in sciences or related field ie. Chemical Technology or Biological Sciences diploma
Demonstrated success in the role of a Laboratory Technician
Sound knowledge of sample handling procedures to ensure continuity and integrity of samples through compliance with laboratory procedures and quality assurance protocols.
Knowledge of, and experience with laboratory Occupational Health and Safety practices to handle hazardous materials by taking the necessary precautions.
Excellent manual dexterity, record keeping, calculations and problem solving abilities.
Flexible to perform varying duties to accommodate changing priorities.
Accurately follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions
Detail oriented with accurate record keeping skills
Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills
Strong computer skills
Positive outlook with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Adapts to a changing environment
Works both independently and as part of a team
Learns quickly

Ability to work overtime and on weekends as required by the business
Must be flexible to work different types of rotating shifts. Day shift (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.), afternoon shifts (3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.), including weekends

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