ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Sample Preparation Technician

2 weeks ago
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Sample Preparation


ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe.  We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation. 

Location: ALS Geochemistry, Sudbury

Position Type: Casual

Classification: P1

About the Position: Within the Sample Preparation Department, the Sample Preparation Technician will work with client samples and prepare them for analysis in our labs


Specific Responsibilities:


  • Ringing, sieving (including International Soils), crushing, splitting under direct supervision;

  • Loading and unloading drying ovens under supervision;

  • Maintain own production logs;

  • General cleaning duties for basic lab cleanliness;

  • May assists with layout duties/tasks;

  • Use correct methods in accordance with the establish procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical data;
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
  • Ability to work in a hot and dusty environment;
  • Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks;
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs (occasionally lifting may exceed 50lbs and assistance is mandatory from either another employee or the lift assist equipment);
  • Be cleanly-shaven in order to wear protective equipment
  • Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and will require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.


About You:


The ideal candidate would have:

  • Good hand-eye coordination;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Basic alpha/numeric comprehension;
  • Basic English communication skills (written and verbal).


Looking for further details?

  • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than October 31, 2017;
  • We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;

  • For the employee referral bonus program, this position is eligible for a Level A bonus award.


ALS welcomes and encourages applicantions from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.


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