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Quality Technician

Company: Professional Placement Services
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Attention Portland! We are currently seeking a Lab Analyst to join our industry leading team. No professional experience necessary but a chemistry degree is required. Thi s position is responsible for performing a variety of moderately complex laboratory tests or protocols based on standard operating procedures (SOP's). Analyzes data, interprets results and makes detailed observations concerning a particular technique. Maintains laboratory notebooks and logbooks according to protocol. Inputs data for reports and summaries. Plans and schedules daily work based on supervisor's input. Identifies and solves simple problems in the laboratory, such as ensuring sufficient lab supplies and reagents are available to perform assigned tasks. Maintains a clean laboratory, equipment, and lab apparatus and practices safe waste disposal. Practices correct and approved cleanroom protocols and maintains cleanroom to quality specifications.
May provide technical training to other analysts according to SOP's and work instructions after being proficient. May handle and analyze non-standard client samples with supervision and work instructions. Independently handle and analyze standard client samples without contamination and act in a manner consistent with principles of analytical chemistry, to obtain accurate, reproducible, and precise results. Perform routine maintenance of instruments and sample preparation apparatus.
Must be able to identify the occurrence of departures from the quality system. Must be able to follow QC/QA protocols, and participate in QA and safety programs, preventative maintenance, and various trainings. Must have good communications skills (written and oral.) Must be able to work well with management and peers, meet rigid deadlines, and work well under pressure. Must have good math and basic statistical calculation skills, and have a basic knowledge of general chemistry.

Job Requirements:
***Chemistry Degree A MUST***
Educational experience in a laboratory setting with proper lab procedures
Computer skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant computer programs
Analytical and numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement; ability to use concepts such as fractions, percentages, and ratios
Strong attention to detail
Ability to write correspondence and reports
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to perform physically demanding work such as moving and lifting equipment, standing for long periods of time, etc.

Keywords: Professional Placement Services, Portland , Quality Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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