Laboratory Technician

SGS Canada - Sidney, BC (30+ days ago)

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Type of employment: Regular

Business Line: Environmental, Health and Safety

About SGS:

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories across the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationals and one of the world’s most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

A day in the life of a Laboratory Technician in SGS Canada:

  • Maintain the flow of cleaned supplies to meet production requirements by submitting used glassware to wash-up from laboratories on a regular basis;
  • Wash, bake and store glassware; Stock approved solvents in the solvent shed;
  • Report temperatures of lab equipment (fridge, freezer, & moisture oven, daily);
  • Maintain an adequate level of lab supplies and glassware;
  • Baking of some consumable lab supplies including, but not limited to, pipettes, c-tubes, u-vials, ECD vials, ampoules, GFA/GFF filters, anti-bumping granules and sodium sulphate;
  • Basic maintenance of lab equipment;
  • Maintain adequate solvent storage levels within the tech aisle, and lab if possible;
  • Clean instrument sonicator (monthly)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Education: High School
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve common goals and objectives;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; highly organized, self- motivated and energetic.
  • Willingness to participate in flexible work schedules (including evenings and weekends);
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure.

Additional Information:

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Sidney, BC (Preferred)