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051152 Requisition #

Type of employment: Permanent
Business Line: SGS Minerals- Trade
Reporting to: Laboratory Supervisor

About SGS:

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 97,000 employees and 2,600 offices and laboratories across the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked the SGS Group as one of the world’s top multinationals and one of the world’s most innovative companies. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has also recognized the SGS Group for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

A day in the life of an SGS Field Inspector:

• Observe sampling of vessels, railcars, trucks and stockpiles following the established protocols to obtain representative samples.
• Sort, crush, pulverize, split and screen samples as required
• Receive, inspect, sort and label client samples
• Archive, return or dispose of client samples as per work sheet instructions
• Log client samples into the system and prepare sample labels
• Conduct basic testing (speedy moistures, moisture, etc.)
• Work from sketches, detailed specifications and verbal instructions
• Calibration and set up of equipment prior to analysis
• Maintain and record equipment calibrations
• Carries out routine equipment maintenance under the direction of his/her supervisor
• Interpret and evaluate all results
• Compiles data, analyses and prepares reports
• Maintain a clean working environment
• Follow all company health, safety and environmental policies
• Follow all Quality system protocols and report any discrepancies to the Supervisor
• May be asked to work in other SGS areas when needed
• Some independent judgement required

Ideal Candidate:

• High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
• Post-Secondary Education (degree or diploma) in a Science related program (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering) is a strong asset.
• Minimum Over 1 – 3 years’ experience in a related industry a strong asset.
• Good hand eye coordination when handling samples and various equipment
• Must have a valid drivers License (Class 5 Minimum) or equivalent from another province.
• Candidate must can use various types of computer software (word, excel, etc.)
• Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to work well with others and independently
• Works well under pressure
• 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.
• Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
• Extended hours and shift work may be required from time to time.
• Travel to other SGS locations or client location may be required from time to time.
• Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

Additional Information:

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

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