Maxxam Analytics Inc. Lab Technician – 3 month contract Temporary in Burnaby, BC

Maxxam Analytics Inc.

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Lab Technician – 3 month contract
Burnaby, BC

Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau…

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Maxxam might be the place for you!

Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry.

Maxxam Analytics is looking for a

LAB TECHNICIAN – 3 month contract
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.

As a contract LAB TECHNICIAN, your main responsibilities are:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Employs proper laboratory techniques to minimize risk of mislabeling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples and other materials
  • Provides general lab support
  • Provides supervisor/manager with updates on workstation status including advance notification of any delays.
  • Adheres to Maxxam Code of Ethics Policy
  • Supports and complies with all Maxxam policies, Quality System and Health & Safety program
  • Participates, when requested in department and health and safety meetings
  • Participates, when requested in internal and external audits
  • Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
  • Maintains training records and relevant qualifications

You are the ideal LAB TECHNICIAN if:

  • B.Sc. with a focus in Chemistry or a technical diploma.
  • Experience with GC instrumentation and analysis would be an asset.
  • 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

Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

In 2012, Maxxam was recognized as having one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesTM, an award that is testament to how much we value employee engagement, satisfaction and work environment. Maxxam is home to the brightest and committed team in the industry, and we want you to join us as we continue to grow.

Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at www.maxxam.ca

Learn from the best. Be the best.

Required experience:

  • Experience within a lab setting: 1 year

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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