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Agrium Wholesale Laboratory Technician (12-16 month Term) Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Agrium Wholesale

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Laboratory Technician (12-16 month Term)
Location:
Edmonton, AB

It is located only 30 minutes northeast of Edmonton. A sound understanding of good laboratory practices and Quality System principles….

Growth is a top priority for Agrium Wholesale and it doesn’t just apply to the nutrients we make or the size of our Company. To achieve growth and remain healthy and profitable we need talented, diverse employees to support our initiatives. In 2014 we were named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, one of Alberta’s top 65 Employers and one of Canada’s Top 100 Best Diversity Employers. Come grow your career at Agrium Wholesale where our employees strive to make a difference and take pride in helping to feed the world.

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician (Temporary) in the EHS&S Department is accountable for sampling, analysis and reporting of process and environmental data, stewardship to the Laboratory Quality System, maintenance of the routine measurement systems and project support. The Redwater and Fort Saskatchewan Laboratories are integrated where permanent staff may rotate locations dependent on business needs.

Specific Responsibilities will include:

  • Process and product quality sample analysis
  • Data management using SAP
  • Routine instrument operation, maintenance and calibration
  • Meeting Quality Control Standards

Qualifications of the Position Include:

  • A minimum B.Sc. Chemistry, or Chemical Technology Diploma or an equivalent which includes:

    • A sound understanding of good laboratory practices and Quality System principles.

    • Working knowledge of basic titrimetric, colourimetric and gravimetric analytical principles.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude is an asset
  • Working knowledge of basic titrimetric, colourimetric and gravimetric analytical principles
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong customer focus

The town of Redwater has playgrounds, park areas, ball diamonds, soccer pitches, a swimming pool, a running track, a nine-hole golf course, indoor and outdoor skating facilities, a curling rink, a skateboard park and a campground. It is located only 30 minutes northeast of Edmonton.

Redwater Fertilizer Operations occupies 372 hectares along the North Saskatchewan River and directly employs over 400 people, in Nitrogen Operations, Phosphate Operations, Maintenance, Product Loading, Services and Administration.

Agrium Wholesale is committed to providing employees with competitive compensation that reflects individual contribution, business performance and the markets in which we compete for talent. We pay-for-performance; employee total compensation is linked to Agrium’s goals and performance. We welcome diversity in our workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and First Nations.

Join Agrium, www.agriumwholesale.com/careers and “Help Feed the World!”

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Please note that this posting will close on August 5, 2015

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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