Chemist - Food & Analytical Chemistry
SGS SA
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
10h ago

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 Chemist SGS Canada :

  • Conduct R&D projects in guidance with supervisor, as assigned in the department by meeting turnaround and quality standards.
  • Participate in production workflow, as necessary by meeting turnaround and quality standards.
  • Solve all day-to-day process and technical problems.
  • Supervise and train departmental staff as necessary.
  • Participate in business development activities to expand business
  • In guidance with the supervisor, develop new methods and work on improving the efficiency of existing methods and Standard Operating procedures as assigned.
  • Conduct sample and food residue extractions related to method developments.
  • Schedule the daily operations of the chromatography instruments such as, GC’s, HPLC’s, GCMS, LCMSMS and ICPs.
  • Ideal Candidate :

  • BSc. degree in Agriculture, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related field with five or more years of experience in a commercial agriculture or food testing laboratory setting at teamlead or supervisory level;
  • a post Graduate degree or graduate level courses in Agriculture related discipline preferred

  • Ability to lead in accreditation process for lab including, Health Canada, CFIA, ISO 17025, and FDA.
  • Experience in pesticide residue analysis
  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 : 1999 and ISO 9001 : 2000 requirements
  • Familiar with official accredited methods such as AOAC, AOCS and USP methodology.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Agricultural sectors (Grain, Meat, Fishery, etc.) is required.
  • 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.

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