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SGS North America

Lab Technician (Part-time)

Post Date:Jul 03, 2020Type:Part-Time
Start Date:7/3/2020Salary:
Location:US-SD-North Sioux City Job Reference:REF1270N

Job Description:

Company Description  

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized 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 the world.

Job Description  

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing samples for multiple analysis by grinding, homogenizing, cutting and weighing.
  • Placing identifying information and stickers on sample analysis bags and plates.
  •  Pipette sample solution into tubes or plates according to the analysis process being performed.  Must be capable of making serial dilutions.
  • Prepare media, broth, and laboratory equipment for use in microbial testing.
  • Prepare reagents and solutions for use in chemical analysis.
  • Autoclave laboratory waste as required. 
  • Performing basic microbiological techniques to analyze food products for the presence of bacteria.
  • Perform basic chemistry tests to analyze food products as indicators of product quality.


Ideal candidate will possess laboratory experience or previous coursework in Microbiology, Food Science, Biology, or Chemistry.  Candidate must also be familiar with aseptic technique.  

Additional Information  

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 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.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back.  Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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