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Testing & Laboratory
043529 Requisition #
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Type of employment: Permanent
Business Line: SGS Minerals Trade
Reporting to: Laboratory Supervisor

About SGS: 

 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.

A day in the life of an SGS Laboratory Technician:

  • Perform physical and chemical tests on mineral and fertilizer samples.
  • Prepare and control samples according to established procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness of preparation equipment and sample preparation area. Dispose of retained samples.
  • Analyze samples based on required testing method
  • Support the company code of ethics, quality and safety policies.
  • Provide accurate and timely results.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality Policy and Procedures.
  • Participate in proficiency testing programs and support quality by investigating questionable and unsatisfactory results.

      Ideal Candidate:

      Education: BSc. or Diploma in a Science related program or equivalent experience or training.
      •Experience: Minimum 1 – 3
      years of relevant laboratory work experience required
      •Previous experience using a variety of instrumentation.
      •Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
      •Able to lift and/or move up to 30 to 50 lbs of sample.
      •Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
      •Candidates must be proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel and Outlook).

      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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