Maxxam Analytics, the largest privately owned analytical laboratory network in Canada, is looking for a LABORATORY ASSISTANT -
Food Residue Shift Schedule : Tuesday to Friday afternoon shift Saturday day shift
Join our talented team of experts in the scientific field to advance your technical knowledge and advance your career. Every day we go above and beyond to deliver innovative solutions to help our clients make important decisions that directly impact the community and the environment.
Reviews LIMS summary reports to plan and organize daily work
Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) when conducting work
Performs sample preparation and procedures prior to analyses
Performs some basic testing procedures
Performs routine operational maintenance / verification for support equipment.
Identifies any non-routine samples and seek guidance on procedures for handling
Meets quality and TAT specifications required by the client and ensure samples are analyzed within holding time requirements
Identifies and communicates procedural non conformances to Supervisor
Maintains a clean, tidy and organized workstation to minimize risk of mislabeling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples and other materials
Provides general lab support including but not limited to prepare sample blanks, sort and distribute samples, archive and dispose dated samples, acid-
base neutralization, and solvent waste disposal.
Provides supervisor with updates on workstation status including advance notification of any delays.
Participates, when requested in department and health and safety meetings
Adheres to all health and safety policies
Participates, when requested in internal and external audits
Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
Maintains training records and relevant qualifications
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Senior Staff
Secondary school education or equivalent experience
Positive outlook with a ability to work in a fast paced environment
Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills
Ability to be adaptable and flexible to a changing environment
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Detail orientated & good record keeping skills
Ability to accurately follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions
Ability to learn quickly
Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at Maxxam.ca / careers.