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Laboratory Analyst at ALS LIMITED

Laboratory Analyst

ALS LIMITED Houston, TX Full-Time
Overview

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation. ALS provides a diversified line of independent analytical services to a wide range of top-tier customers in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, environmental, and food industries. Our diverse laboratories perform routine and specialty analytical testing for compliance, safety, certification and verification purposes.

Primary Objective:

The Analyst 1 will be responsible for analyzing samples using manual and more complex instrumental techniques in accordance with prescribed methods and standard operating procedures.

Responsibilities

Position Duties and Scope:

The Analyst 1 has the following duties:

* Perform all duties associated with sample analysis of more complex laboratory tests.
* Analyze, interpret and review sample results, as well as, peer review of other's data.
* Perform all quality control requirements associated with the methods and maintain appropriate records.
* Perform all work within established quality control parameters and within specified turnaround times.
* Record bench level observations and keep records in bound and electronic notebooks.
* Troubleshoot and fix instrument malfunctions.
* Maintain safe working conditions and a clean, orderly work area at all times.
* Maintains an understanding of and ensures compliance to Quality System including the manual, system procedures (QMSPs) and procedures as applicable to ISO 17025.
* Exercise laboratory safety practices.
* Other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

* Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office.
* Must be able to initiate corrective action without prompting and assist co-workers whenever necessary in order to meet deadlines.
* Must be able to effectively perform duties under pressures arising from large sample volumes and short turn-around times.
* Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Ability to use (or learn to use) Laboratory Information Management System.
* Adheres to safety policies and practices

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

* Minimum of high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) is required.
* Bachelor's degree in a related science is preferred.
* 0-3 years of analytical laboratory experience is preferred.

Other Requirements:

* Must be able to lift (with both hands) and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier loads with assistance.
* Must be able to stand, bend, push, pull, stoop and crouch up to 50% of the time while performing the duties of this position.

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities

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  • Attention To Detail
  • Communication
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  • Corrective And Preventive Action (Capa)
  • Iso/Iec 17025
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems
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