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Fairbanks Sample Receiving Technician

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Operations Support & Admin.
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048420 Requisition #

Position Summary

The Fairbanks Sample Receiving Technician’s primary responsibility is to support all Service Center activities including building sample kits to be sent out into the field, receive samples from the field and package and ship samples to the SGS Anchorage laboratory.

 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare sample kits to be sent out into the field for collection of environmental samples.
  • Receive sample coolers and containers and document the receipt.
  • Create Problem Notes for COC non-conformance, breakage, or other problems.
  • Assign numbers to COCs and distribute as needed.
  • Pack samples safely for shipment to Anchorage laboratory.
  • Transfer samples to and from cold or ambient storage areas.
  • Follow all SGS Safety, Ethics and Quality practices.
  • Read, understand and perform all applicable laboratory SOPs as written.
  • Maintain all required documentation with accuracy and clarity.
  • Provide communications regarding sample information to Anchorage laboratory.
  • Communicate with clients regarding requests.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Six months to one year related experience and/or training

LANGUAGE/MATH/REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.

Competencies

  • Exhibits high levels of energy and enthusiasm.
  • The ability to demonstrate a series of activities designed to enhance the level of customer satisfaction.
  • Uses time efficiently by prioritizing and planning work activities.
  • Takes personal responsibility and ownership for adhering to all company policies and procedures while also completing work timely and in accordance with performance expectations.

Physical Demands

  • Ascending or descending stairs, ramps and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms
  • Moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances.
  • Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object horizontally from position to position.
  • Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner.
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, and works with the fingers.

Work Environment

  • Indoor office environment with adequate ventilation.
  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
  • Regular work schedule.
  • Minimal travel.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

 


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