Laboratory Technician - Metals
Posted on: November 18, 2021
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and
certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark
for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS
operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around
Our Dayton, NJ laboratory is looking for a Laboratory Technician,
Metals to join the team! The Laboratory Technician, Metals prepares
samples for analysis with accuracy and precision in accordance to
SGS' analytical SOPs. This position works independently and as part
of a team to meet daily production targets and ensure hold times
and turnaround times are met. The Laboratory Technician, Metals
understands and applies basic analytical chemistry principles. This
individual always follows safe laboratory practices and maintains a
safe working environment.
The Laboratory Technician, Metals
Prepares (i.e. homogenize, subsample, extract, digest) samples
according to SGS' analytical SOPs using instrumentation specific to
the department and analytical methodologies.
Works independently and as part of a team to meet daily production
targets and ensures hold times and turnaround times are met.
Understands and applies basic analytical chemistry principles.
Makes standards and reagents as required and documents work
Uses and updates LIMS to track and manage workload.
Follows safe practices and maintains a safe working
Works with the Department Supervisor to manage work load.
Applies technical judgment to determine potential problems for
Updates and loads work into LIMS. Uses LIMS for appropriate
Appropriately documents procedures followed using sample logs and
Uses technical judgment to determine the appropriate analytical
approach for various sample matrices.
Appropriately uses lab applications.
Tracks instrument quality control.
Appropriately follows safety, operational integrity and quality
control requirements for the work that is done.
A degree or diploma in a science field with relevant lab classes or
equivalent experience would be considered an asset
Manual dexterity required. Must be able to perform some repetitive
tasks with accuracy and precision
Must be able to perform basic analytical procedures that are both
accurate and precise
Must have the ability to read and follow documented procedures,
SOPs, safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructions
Some analytical thinking and problem-solving skills are a
requirement of this position. Must have some understanding of
process and workflow
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
Experience with LIMS an asset
Demonstrates upmost level of integrity in all instances and shows
respect towards others and towards company principles
Excellent time management skills which includes the ability to
balance multiple projects concurrently (with different deadlines)
and arrange the resources necessary to accomplish them
Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks for sustained periods of
Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object
horizontally from position to position.
Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers
in a repetitive manner.
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily
activities of a primarily product/technical nature.
Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry,
pull, or otherwise move objects.
Multiple shifts available
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
Longer hours, evenings and/or weekend work will be necessary
frequently as job duties demand
SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire,
train, and promote persons in all job classifications without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability,
age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other
characteristics protected by law.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without
reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are
representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive
statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a
general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts
the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
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because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance
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