Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 13 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Olathe, Kansas, United States

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Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Contribute to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.

Job Responsibilities and Activities:
•Performs method and/or data validation
•Performs more complex sample preparation & analyses
•Understands analysis procedures and problem solves issues
•Suggests and helps to implement production efficiencies
•Provides technical expertise and mentoring to junior staff
•Recommends solutions (technical/ staffing), which will make the lab more effective and competitive
•Acts as a positive change agent in supporting Maxxam's new initiatives (operational and cultural)
•Maintains training records and relevant qualifications
•Ensures a high level of accuracy in sample prep and analysis
•Review LIMS summary reports to prioritizes daily workload for self and junior staff
•Understands analysis procedures and problem solves issues
•Provides input to corrective action procedures
•Actively involved and provides support to ensures that instruments and equipment are maintained
•Participates in developing SOP's and general work instructions
•Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) when conducting following work:
•Performs sample preparation and procedures prior to analyses
•Performs some basic testing procedures
•Identifies any non-routine samples and seek guidance on procedures for handling
•Be proactive in ensuring that consumable supplies are available in the lab
•Meet quality and TAT specifications required by the client and ensure samples are analyzed within holding time requirements
•Identifies and communicates non conformances to Supervisor
•Employs proper laboratory techniques to minimize risk of mislabelling, sample mix-up and cross contamination between samples and other materials
•Adheres to Maxxam Code of Ethics Policy
•Supports and complies with all Maxxam policies, Quality System and Health & Safety program
•Participates, when requested in lab and health and safety meetings
•Participates, when requested in internal and external audits
•Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
•Provides general lab support to other departments as required
•All other responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
•1 to 3 years of experience in related area of testing
•Flexibility to deal with different situations and personalities
•Able to assess problems and recommend solutions
•Post-secondary school education (BSc preferred) or equivalent experience
•Positive outlook with a ability to work in a fast paced environment
•Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills
•Ability to adapt to a changing environment
•Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
•Detail orientated & record keeping skills
•Ability to accurately follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and instructions
•Ability to learn quickly

Additional Positioon Requirements
•This position has limited supervisory responsibility
•High level of work production in fast paced lab environment
•The job requires flexible working hours, overtime and shift work
•Some lifting and carrying, not to exceed 49 pounds and may involve long periods of standing
•Hazardous materials are handled using established safety procedures and appropriate personal protective equipment

Required Education:

Associate or Bachelors in Science

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.