ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • Technician Assistant

    Location CA-ON-Burlington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 9:17 AM)
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  • Overview

    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 Tribology, Burlington

    Reports to: Laboratory Supervisor

    Position Type: Casual     Hourly Rate: $14.30

    About the Position: The Technician Assistant 1 will assist in day-to-day operation of the laboratory and contribute to the overall productivity of the lab.


    Specific Responsibilities:

    • General laboratory clean-up and maintenance;
    • Assist technicians in the processing of samples according to SOPs;
    • Keep registers up to date;
    • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality;
    • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Physical Demands:

    • Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;

    • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required;
    • Ability to stand for a full shift;
    • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs and carry for short distances;
    • You may be exposed to unpleasant odours;
    • Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and may require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends

    About You:


    The ideal candidate would have:

    • High School graduation required with some chemistry;

    • College Diploma or University Degree an asset;
    • Chemical or laboratory background is an asset;

    You would also be/have:

    • Organized with proven ability to meet deadlines;
    • Highly motivated;
    • Detail oriented;
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal);
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.


    Looking for further details?

    • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online.   
    • 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 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.


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


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