ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • Laboratory Analyst 2

    Location CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/10/2018 9:09 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 Environmental, Winnipeg

    Reports to: Chemistry Manager

    Position Type: Full-Time (Hourly)

    Classification: AN2

    Shift: Days, Evenings and Weekends

    About the Position: The Analyst 2 is responsible for all aspects of laboratory analysis including production, time management, quality control and turnaround time.


    Specific Responsibilities: 

    • Responsible for preparation of standards, stocks and materials;
    • Operates Level Basic, 1 and 2 analytical instruments;
    • Generates work lists and organizes analytical runs;
    • Prepares complex sample extractions, preparations and analyses;
    • Calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting of Level Basic, 1 and 2 analytical instruments;
    • Assist with training of other staff in department;
    • Review and write SOP's;
    • Perform Quality Control approval review;
    • Carry out all required work scheduling and planning activities;
    • Carry out all required data processing (i.e. calculations, data review, data entry, archival, etc.),
    • Carry out all required record-keeping & documentation;
    • Communicate with the Client Services staff as required;
    • Deliver accurate results to our clients in a timely manner,
    • Technical decision making for non-routine, complex analyses or matrices,
    • Monitor inventory of spare parts and consumables;
    • Follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) requirements and adhere to strict QA/QC requirements;
    • 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: 

    • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs./14 kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;
    • Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
    • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required;
    • You will be exposed to unpleasant odours;
    • Ability to stand for up to a full shift.


    About You:


    The ideal candidate would have: 

    • Completion of a degree/diploma in Chemistry, or related discipline is required;
    • Some experience working in a fast-paced, production, and/or preparation environment;
    • Experience as a Lab Assistant / Previous lab experience an asset.     

    You would also be: 

    • Good English communication skills required (auditory, verbal, written, and reading);
    • Basic user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), with basic computer skills;
    • Accurate and efficient data entry skill is an asset;
    • Ability to perform repetitive tasks accurately in a fast-paced environment;
    • Well organized, with the ability to meet strict deadlines;
    • Analytical and process oriented, with the ability to critically think in ambiguous situations
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Strong work ethic and willingness to take on varied tasks as required. 


    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.



    ALS welcomes and encourages applications 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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