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

Maxxam Analytics

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 Cultures TM , 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.

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