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Superior Group

Analytical Sample Prep Technician

Post Date:Jun 13, 2018Type:Contractor
Start Date:6/13/2018Salary:
Location:US-NY-Amherst Job Reference:422689
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • A minimum of an Associates Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field
  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience
  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field is prefered.
  • Previous lab experience is preferred
  • Previous experience in a fast paced work environment is preferred

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    Job Description:
    The Superior Group is seeking an Entry Level Chemistry Test Technician for an exciting opportunity with a global testing lab located in Amherst, NY.
    This position is responsible for the accurate and timely testing of consumer products, reporting data, and writing technical reports.
  • Objective
  • Support Technical staff by providing timely and accurate test results and information.
  • Major Roles & Responsibilities
  • Knowledge of how to access the latest revisions of standards, protocols, and test methods, with direction.
  • Evaluate products submitted for testing for quality / safety issues, with direction from senior staff in a limited scope.
  • Prepares a variety of samples for testing using prescribed testing methods, following testing standards / specifications, in a limited scope.
  • Conducts testing or analyzes a variety of consumer products for basic bench analysis and limited analytical instrumentation using prescribed testing methods, following testing standards / specifications appropriate to the sample, in a limited scope.
  • Use and verify (if applicable) test equipment and instruments, and maintain record keeping system for calibration / quality system integrity with direction.
  • Maintain test equipment, supplies, lab cleanliness (and limited analytical instrumentation).
  • Assist with department testing in other areas, with direction, as required.
  • Organizes and manages workload to meet or exceed laboratory turn around time and client expectations.
  • Assist in the technical and administrative aspects of various departmental projects as directed.
  • Accurately compile data, prepare and review written technical reports in a limited scope
  • Interface with senior staff for direction on interpretations pertaining to compliance and standards.
  • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues in a limited scope with direction from senior staff.
  • Provide feedback to department manager regarding departmental systems, processes and recommendations for improvements and meeting department / quality objectives.
  • Additional Responsibilities for Technician II:
  • Evaluate test results data, with direction.
  • Interpret and apply industry standards within a limited scope and with direction.
  • Offer problem resolution, as applicable, for any client issues/questions identified, while aiming for enhancing client satisfaction and improving client relations.
  • Conduct verbal and written communications with internal clients regarding administrative and technical issues, with direction.
  • Participate with senior staff in client meetings / visits, when appropriate.
  • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues in a limited scope.
  • Consult with other technicians / engineers on various issues, seeking direction as needed.
  • Write, train, implement and update lab procedures with direction from senior staff

  • Contact Information
    Superior Group
    Name: Paige Marsteller

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