Laboratory Technician - CTS

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#### Primary Responsibilities
Heavy metals analysis on ICP-OES.
Perform various wet chemistry extraction and digestion techniques.
#### Reporting to
Consumer Testing Services
#### Specific responsibilities
Operate and maintain ICP-OES (Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy)
Perform wet chemical prep on various sample matrices
Perform Food contact testing on ceramic and glassware
#### Profile
Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, with 0-2 years of experience
Knowledge of operation of inorganic instrumentation for analysis of heavymetals. Specifically ICP-OES experience, preferred but not required
Entry Level with knowledge of basic chemistry laboratory techniques
Experience with extraction/digestion techniques of samples in complex matrices preferred, i.e. Plastics, paints, textiles, metal
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
#### Skills
Well organized with sense of responsibility for project and time management.
Necessary to have efficient competency to complete assigned projects on time and follow through with supervisor when necessary.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities through effective resource management.
Excellent Time management skills are required.
Must have a sense of urgency
#### Additional information
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, skill, and/or ability required.
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.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Chemical,Consumer Goods & Retail,Industrial Manufacturing,Public Sector
Functional Area: Laboratories
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04440
Listing Date: 23.04.2014 00
Closing Date: 30.06.2014 00

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