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Chemist - Analytical Chemistry

Testing & Laboratory
035753 Requisition #
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• BSc. degree in Agriculture, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related field with five or more years of experience in a commercial agriculture or food testing laboratory setting at teamlead or supervisory level.
• A post Graduate degree or graduate level courses in Agriculture related discipline preferred


• Ability to lead in accreditation process for lab including, Health Canada, CFIA, ISO 17025, and FDA.

• Experience in pesticide residue analysis
• Computer literate.
• Knowledge of ISO 17025:1999 and ISO 9001:2000 requirements
• Sound knowledge of good laboratory practices.
• Familiar with official accredited methods such as AOAC, AOCS and USP methodology.
• Familiar with Agricultural and Food matrixes.
• Knowledge of the Canadian Agricultural sectors (Grain, Meat, Fishery, etc.) is required.
• Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
• Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition (Proficiency in French would be a strong asset).
• Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent report writing skills.
• Strong leadership and management skills with a demonstrated ability to lead and manage people.
• Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
• A sense of diplomacy and networking skills are essential to build relationships with external clients as well as key internal personnel.
• Must be creative, innovative and client-focused.
• Previous experience providing client services is an asset.
• Excellent customer service, client support, and business service consulting skills. 
• Proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Outlook).
• A solid understanding of MS Project Management and Oracle applications would also be an asset.

• Ability to work well with others & independently.
• Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
• Works well under pressure.
• Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

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