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Laboratory Analyst - offering sign-on bonus!

Company: SGS North America Inc.
Location: Carson
Posted on: August 4, 2022

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 DescriptionWe are offering a sign-on bonus for this opportunity!Experienced analysts strongly preferred!Our Carson, CA laboratory is looking for a Metals Analystto join their team! The MetalsAnalystassists the Metals Laboratory Supervisor in preparation and analysis of environmental and industrial hygiene samples.The Metals Analyst:Prepares various types of sample via acid digestion for subsequent metals analysis.Analyzes prepared samples by FLAA, GFAA, CVAA and ICP.Follows Company and Departmental SOPs to ensure accurate and repeatable reporting of results.Adheres to the Quality Assurance Program, documenting and taking corrective action when necessary.Successfully completes required training courses and in-house competency testing.Notifies and relinquishes samples to a Supervisor if additional expertise is required.Adheres to Health & Safety, housekeeping, and instrument calibration and maintenance requirements.Periodically analyzes proficiency samples.Maintains equipment and instruments as required.Performs other technical duties as required by the laboratory supervisor.Participates in professional development activities (e.g., publication of papers, active participation in appropriate organizations, attending classes and seminars, etc.)Conforms to all applicable policies and procedures of Forensic Analytical.Performs any other duties related to this position as may be required by the laboratory supervisor.QualificationsBachelor's degree in a science-related fieldMust have experience with FAAPrior ICP-OES and CVAAexperience is strongly preferredFamiliarity with inorganic metals analysis/instrumentation, highly desired!Knowledge of EPA, NIOSH and OSHA methodology a plusMust be able to perform analytical measurements that are both accurate and preciseMust have the ability to read and follow documented procedures, SOPs, safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructionsKnowledge and understanding of basic analytical chemistry principlesSome analytical thinking and problem-solving skills are a requirement of this position. Must have some understanding of process and workflow.Manual dexterity required. Must be able to perform some repetitive tasks with accuracy and precision.Demonstrates upmost level of integrity in all instances and shows respect towards others and towards company principlesExcellent time management skills which includes the ability to balance multiple projects concurrently (with different deadlines) and arrange the resources necessary to accomplish themExperience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)Experience with LIMS an assetsMoving about on foot to accomplish tasks for sustained periods of timeStanding, particularly for sustained periods of timeRaising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object horizontally from position to positionModerate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical natureExerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects.Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

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