Sample Preparation Technician

Activation Laboratories Ltd - Thunder Bay, ON (8 months ago)

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Job Description
Education Required: Some High School

Other Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Motivated, quality driven, pro-active and ability to multi-task
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Computer skills an asset
  • Exhibit common sense
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and work well unsupervised
  • Ability to handle several tasks at once
  • Willingness to display needed effort to meet company goals of improved TAT and quality
  • Willingness to work overtime if required to complete projects

The following responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

  • Sort samples
  • Crush and mill 70-100 samples within a 8 hour shift according to quality operating procedures
  • Vegetation grinding
  • Sieve, mill and complete logs
  • Make duplicates of samples according to client request and quality operating procedures
  • Clean grinding barrels using white lightning in between each sample
  • Ensure all finished samples are stored in order in boxes
  • Complete individual production logs and submit them to your supervisor
  • Load samples in drying rooms and keep the logs up to date
  • Use of LIMS to creates sample list and labels
  • Archive samples and record location in the log
  • Maintain equipment (greasing)
  • Assist in ensuring turnaround time meets clients and Presidents requirements by working

overtime when required

  • Ensure all data is produced with high quality
  • Maintain a clean workstation throughout the day
  • Ensure the workstation is thoroughly cleaned and ready for the following shift
  • General laboratory housekeeping
  • Compliance with ALL safety procedures including MSDS review
  • Any other tasks as determined by upper management

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Additional pay:

  • Bonus Pay


  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekends


  • Thunder Bay, ON (Preferred)