ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd. Sample Receiving Technician in Middletown, Pennsylvania

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.

General Accountability:

The primary purpose of this position is to receive and process samples from outside clients as well as field personnel.

Work Schedule is Second Shift

ALS Environmental

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Will receive samples from outside clients and field service personnel and inspect for proper containers, temperatures, preservatives, etc.

  • Will accurately log samples into the laboratory LIMS system.

  • Will be responsible for transporting samples to appropriate storage locations and disposing of expired samples

  • Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

  • Ensure compliance with assigned SOP’s, QA manual and ALS Client Service Manual.

  • Professional appearance and conduct to both ALS staff and clients.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Desire to work in an administrative position in a laboratory setting.

  • Detail oriented – able to accurately interpret and transcribe information from a client chain of custody into the laboratory computer system.

  • Good typing / data entry skills.

  • Familiarity with chemical symbols and general scientific terminology.

  • Have a demonstrated ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team.

  • Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly.

  • Basic knowledge of EPA methodologies

    Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and some college level courses in a science curriculum are required.

  • A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a related field or previous laboratory experience is preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working.

  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers and managers.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a consistent basis (may request and use a dolly for situations requiring heavy loads).

  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware.

  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.

  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

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.

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ID: 2018-5256

External Company URL: alsglobal.com

Street: 34 Dogwood Lane