SGS is the World's Leading Inspection, Testing, Verification & Certification Company. To respond to the growth of our agriculture, quality control laboratory , in Montreal East, we are looking for " Grain Inspectors trainee who will start as a sampler and be trained for inspections.
This is a contractual 6 months position with possibility to extend. This is an On Call position, with variable schedule. Main responsibilities :
Execute the sampling for grain cargoes such as (wheat, barley, corn, oats, etc.) at customer’s sites, in warehouse or on ships.
Organizing, storing, distribution, and disposing of incoming samples for inspection purposes while respecting protocols.
You will gradually perform various tasks such :
Clean grain samples and prepare for grading.
Perform various analyses such as moisture, protein, dockage, test weight, and germination tests, etc.
Operate, maintain, calibrate and monitor laboratory equipment (moisture meters, scales, dockage, testers, protein testers, ELISA readers) according to desired standards.
Maintain basic laboratory supplies (gloves, dust masks, filter papers etc.).
Ensure the cleanliness of work areas (dusting, sweeping, etc.).
Follow all requirements according to the Canada Grain Act and Canada Grain regulations.
Follow CFIA protocol and CGC standards for sampling, SGS SOPs, and client specific specs.
Assist in preparing various reports related to the specific inspections (food, containers and industrial).
You must have :
Have a valid Canadian driver license and a vehicle for frequent traveling in the greater Montreal and occasionally other port cities in Quebec.
SGS and other customer sites).
High availability and flexibility to work "on call" schedule with varied work 24 / 7 with occasional extended hours.
Bilingualism : French and English (oral and written).
A minimum of a High School diploma or the equivalent.
Previous experience in a laboratory or Agricultural setting or in quality control environment is considerable asset.
Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
Practical knowledge of various types of computer software including (Word, Excel .& Outlook).
Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
Ability to work well with others & independently.
Customer service oriented with a strong attention to detail.
Additional Information : We offer stimulating professional, environment and a very competitive compensation package with monetary compensation for travel expenses and Field Training Program.
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