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Laboratory Analyst - Metals

Company: SGS
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.

Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
Job Description
Our Rocklin, CA laboratory is looking for a Laboratory Analyst to join their Metals team! The Laboratory Analyst prepares and analyzes samples with accuracy and precision in accordance to SGS' analytical SOPs. The Laboratory Analyst works independently and as part of a team to meet daily production targets and ensure hold times and turnaround times are met. The Laboratory Analyst understands and applies basic analytical chemistry principles. The Laboratory Analyst always follows safe laboratory practices and maintains a safe working environment.

Job Functions

  • After appropriate training independently prepare and analyze samples according to SGS' analytical SOPs using instrumentation specific to the department and analytical methodologies
  • Performs routine operation, maintenance, calibration of laboratory instruments/equipment
  • May assist with validation and MDL studies.
  • Assists with investigation, and preparation of responses to client inquiries and CARs.
  • Inputs and maintains technical information as needed to support the laboratory functions/operations.
  • Maintains Laboratory Notebook where applicable.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Associate Degree in a Chemistry or similar scientific discipline and 0-2 years of experience in Analytical Chemistry Laboratories OR 3 years of relevant experience (i.e. Sample Prep) (Required)
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Chemistry or similar scientific discipline and 1-2 years of years' relevant experience in Analytical Chemistry Laboratories (Preferred)
    • Strong mathematical and reasoning skills (Required)
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) (Required)
    • Experience with LIMS (Preferred)
    • Ability to lift/carry/push and/or pull upwards of 25 lbs on a frequent basis (Required)
    • Must have experience with FAA (Required)
    • Prior ICP-OES and CVAA experience (Preferred)
    • Familiarity with inorganic metals analysis/instrumentation (Preferred)
    • Knowledge of EPA, NIOSH and OSHA methodology (Preferred)
    • Must be able to perform analytical measurements that are both accurate and precise (Required)
    • Must have the ability to read and follow documented procedures, SOPs, safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructions (Required)
    • Knowledge and understanding of basic analytical chemistry principles (Required)
    • Some analytical thinking and problem-solving skills are a requirement of this position. Must have some understanding of process and workflow. (Required)
    • Demonstrates upmost level of integrity in all instances and shows respect towards others and towards company principles (Required)
    • Excellent time management skills which includes the ability to balance multiple projects concurrently (with different deadlines) and arrange the resources necessary to accomplish them (Required)
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) (Required)
    • Experience with LIMS (Preferred)
    • Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull upwards of 25 lbs on a frequent basis (Required)
      Additional Information
      SGS 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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.#INDLAB

Keywords: SGS, Rocklin , Laboratory Analyst - Metals, Professions , Rocklin, California

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