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Laboratory Technician

WHAT IS ON OFFER

AHK has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our Platinum Group Metals Laboratory based in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

 

ABOUT US

Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals and solid fuels industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.

 

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring at all times that a high degree of accuracy and precision is applied to methods and procedures through incorporating and promoting good laboratory practice principles.
  •  Responsible for ensuring that work throughput is followed in accordance with documented methods and procedures. It is the post holder’s responsibility to inform the Section Manager / Supervisor of any failure in compliance to documented methods.
  • Advising the Section Manager / Supervisor of repetitive problems in connection with training and development objectives that manifest during the execution of day-to-day analytical methods and procedures and associated standard operating practices.
  • Maintaining records and laboratory data in agreement with Section Manager’s/Supervisors such that work is clearly and easily auditable and traceable.
  • Assisting the Section Manager / Supervisor in setting out and implementing suitable training programmes that will ensure that the post holder is sufficiently well trained to carry out their analytical responsibilities accurately and efficiently.
  • Assisting the Section Manager / Supervisor in updating the post holders training record at every training milestone, while maintaining competency training records as a record of achievement.
  • Ensuring that all laboratory work areas and workstations are kept clean and tidy.
  • Undertake other duties of an appropriate nature in consultation with their Section Manager & Laboratory Manager.
  • Maintain a professional standard and appearance during office hours and while promoting the company when on company business.

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to demonstrate literacy and be numerate.
  • Adaptable.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of manual dexterity.
  • Self motivated (with the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment).
  • Strong Computer Experience to Include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

  • Minimum High School Diploma (essential).
  • Technical College Diploma – Laboratory Technician (desirable).

 

BENEFITS

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including:

  • Fully company funded health and dental insurance for the employee (with the option to add dependents at the cost of the employee).
  • 401K program with company contribution at a set percentage (with no employee contribution required).
  • Fully company funded life insurance.
  • Paid vacation (10 days first year – prorated based on employment date).

 

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