Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Sparks, Nevada, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas 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, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Sparks

State: Nevada

The Sample Control Technician's primary role is to receive, review and enter customer samples for analysis. Secondary rolls apply in Safety support and Analytical processing. These job roles require committing to and following Bureau Veritas (BV) established standard operating procedures (SOPs), safe practices, instructions and protocols, as well as working analytical support duties as assigned or needed. Work requires safe handling of corrosive and potentially hazardous chemicals with required protective engineered controls and personal safety equipment.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Comply with all applicable occupational safety regulations, laboratory safety procedures, requirements of ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17025, quality management system SOP's, OHS Act and Regulations, BV Group Policy and Procedures, and any ISO standards applicable to the Analytical Technician position.
  • Act in a safe and professional manner, wear appropriate attire, and use required personal protective equipment (PPE) and engineering controls specific to hazards associated with tasks. Workplace safety compliance requirements, at a minimum, include annual health monitoring, PPE fit tests, PPE use refreshers, monthly safety training, and any other environmental monitoring checks which may apply.
  • Carry out sample handling and analytical procedures and support in accordance with documented standard operating procedures, technical references, procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.
  • Ensure proper functioning of Analytical operations by accepting and applying in-house training to
    • Receive samples, validate client requests in accrdance with standard BV practice, and both perform and document quality checks for processes at all stages of sample handling.
    • Mnitor and safely operate for productive quality instrumentation which may include, but is not limited to balances (incl. microbalances), ICP-OES, Titrimetric, XRF and maintaining records thereof.
    • Calibrate, operate and analyze samples by various defined standard operating procedures (SOP)
    • Mnitor weighing and digestion equipment to ensure operation within defined parameters
    • Weigh and digest samples fr techniques including gravimetric, selective leaches, and aqua regia.
    • Ensure adequate inventry of consumable supplies (standards, tubing, glassware, etc.)
    • Prepare reagents and standards fr instrument calibration/analysis and maintaining records thereof
  • Use team-support and trained skill to sustain fast, accurate sample receipt and analysis in priority order.
  • Practice good housekeeping to sustain a staff-supportive, organized and safe work environment.
  • Use Excel, search engines, and data entry (TOCM & LIMS) to sustain safe, productive, quality production
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving to laboratory technical, production and team challenges
    • Report any deviation(s) from documented procedures to the Analytical Supervisor.
    • Report any unsafe condition(s) observed in the department to the Analytical Supervisor.
    • Report any non-conforming work and associated test data to the Analytical Supervisor.
  • Apply excellent English, verbal and written, to read and apply information within manuals, technical documents and standard procedures in support of laboratory production and process compliance.
  • Work scheduled hours plus moderate overtime or flex hours to sustain quality, safety and timelines.
  • As needed, train and mentor co-worker technical skills and professional capability
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION
  • A history of safe, ethical, and committed work within a repetitive production environment is critical.
  • Prior Experience with analytical or technical equipment is an asset, but BV provides training.
  • Laboratory relevant prior technical or safety certifications are an asset but not required.
  • Experience with analytical equipment preventive maintenance and troubleshooting are an asset but not required- BV provides training as needed.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
  • High School diploma (or equivalent) required; 1 year relevant analytical experience preferred
  • Excellent English, verbal and written
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and repetitively lift and handle 30 pounds
  • Basic math and data entry skills
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to USinfor@us.bureauveritas.com We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.


Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.