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Laboratory Technician Pharmaceutical

Testing & Laboratory
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Make an impact with SGS! With more than 95,000 employees and 2,400 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 SGS as one of the world’s top multinationals and the Dow Jones has also recognized SGS for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

Type of employment: Regular

Business Line: Life Science Services

Reporting to: Group Leader/QC Supervisor

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Stage samples for testing.
  • Perform basic physicochemical testing such as but not limited to Appearance, pH, Osmolality, Conductivity testing, Extractable volume, Reconstitution time and UV testing.
  • Prepare test solutions, sample, and or reagents as needed.
  • Prepare and standardize Test solutions, Standard solutions and Volumetric solutions.
  • Maintain mobile phase, solutions etc, for expiry and inventory.
  • Maintain clean and stocked workstations ensuring spills are immediately cleaned; hazardous waste disposal according to laboratory procedures, glassware is appropriately handled and lab solutions are replaced.
  • Maintain good housekeeping, schedule and monitor housekeeping activities
  • Lead laboratory and supply maintenance activities, ensuring all scheduled activities are completed and signed off by the manager or designate.
  • Record findings in standardized format, keeping all records and analyst note book in good order.
  • Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

We are looking for someone with the following Skills, Experiences and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, BSc in Chemistry with up to 1 year of relevant laboratory experience preferred.
  • Minimum of BSc in a relevant field with up to 1 year of relevant laboratory work experience required.
  • Micropipette usage (single/multi/repeater)
  • Visual Acuity to conduct visual inspection for colour, clarity, opalescence, and particulates.
  • Willingness to learn new analytical tests, instrumentation and procedures.
  • Experience in computer programs e.g. Excel and Word.
  • Able to work well under pressure during high (peak) work loads and balancing conflicting demands of high volume versus the quality of results.
  • Extended hours and shift work is required.


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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