Maxxam Analytics Laboratory Analyst – Food Residue Full Time in Burnaby, BC

Maxxam Analytics

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Laboratory Analyst – Food Residue
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

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 LABORATORY ANALYST, your main responsibilities are:
Performing sample analysis for drug residues in Food in accordance with departmental standard operating procedures and health and safety policies
Ensures a high level of accuracy in sample analysis
Ensures that instruments and equipment are appropriately maintained
Prioritizes daily workload and reviews LIMS summary reports to plan and organize daily work
Provides supervisor/manager with updates on workstation status including advance notification of any delays
Identifies and communicates non conformances to Supervisor, providing input to corrective action procedures
Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) when conducting analysis
Participates in developing SOP’s and general work instructions
Provides training and guidance to more junior staff
Meets quality and turnaround time (TAT) specifications required by the client
Develops and validates analytical test methods under the direction of Supervisors and Scientific Specialists
Adheres to Maxxam Code of Ethics Policy
Supports and complies with all Maxxam policies, Quality System and Health & Safety program
Participates, when requested in lab and health and safety meetings
Participates, when requested in internal and external audits
Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
Provides general lab support
Maintains training records and relevant qualifications
All other responsibilities as assigned

You are the ideal LABORATORY ANALYST if you have:
Post secondary school education plus minimum 2 years of laboratory experience.
Knowledge of extraction techniques (i.e. SPE, liq-liq extractions) and operation of laboratory equipment and instrumentation, especially with respect to liquid chromatography with mass spec detection
Demonstrated experience with LCMSMS instrumentation and analysis including method troubleshooting and development
Experience with food matrices will be strongly preferred
Positive outlook with a ability to work in a fast paced environment
Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Detail orientated & record keeping skills
Ability to accurately follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions
Ability to learn quickly

Work Schedule:
Day shift
Either Sunday – Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday
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.

Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today by submitting your cover letter and resume directly to the job posting listed for this position at www.Maxxam.ca/careers .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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