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Laboratory Technician-Fife, WA

Kelly Services
Fife, WA 98424
**Kelly Scientific Resources** is currently hiring for a **Lab Technician** to work at an Environmental Testing company in Fife, WA.

**Type:** Contract or Contract to Hire

**Hours:** Standard Working Hours

**OT:** Need to be open to

**Job Summary**

This position is an entry level laboratory position. The lab technician performs a majority of shipping and receiving, sample homogenization, compositing, sample preparation of environmental samples for trace metals determinations as well as administrative tasks such as but not limited to filing and scanning. The lab technician interprets and manages data using LIMS, Access and Excel, ensuring that data meets all established QA/QC criteria and is made available to the department managers within specified time frames

+ Identify and evaluate issues and explore continuous improvement initiatives.

+ Demonstrates proactive commitment and adherence to industry and company safety regulations and QA procedures

+ Filters and preserves samples as appropriate

+ Maintains Shipping and Receiving work area and assists with all forms of shipping and receiving functions, including but not limited to Fed Ex, US Mail, UPS, shipping supplies, and shipment tracking.

+ Receives and unpacks client samples daily, verifies accuracy of receipt against chain of custody (COC), matches it to the corresponding project and notes discrepancies

+ Logs samples into LIMS database daily to assign a lot number for tracking purposes and distributes paperwork to Project Managers and Department Managers.

+ Familiarity with established procedures, for the preparation and documentation of samples using UV-VIS, CV-AFS, EPA 3051, EPA 3052, EPA 1311, EPA 3020, and other methodologies.

+ Perform and interpret required QA/QC procedures; recommend, perform and document corrective actions and possible impacts to data quality.

+ Utilize computer software to prioritize work, track samples, acquire data, perform calculations and statistical analysis, and store data to meet established deadlines.

+ Provide back-up assistance to other analysts and lab assistants when necessary

+ Conduct review of sample preparation data including checks for completeness, calculation accuracy, data interpretation and data quality objective coherence.

+ Labels client samples to correspond with lot number and places them in the proper storage area to maintain sample integrity daily

+ Notifies Project Manager and Department Managers when samples are received that have short hold times or a quick turnaround time so that the workload can be prioritized

+ Assists in locating samples or delivers samples to appropriate lab daily to improve productivity and ensure that sample hold times will not be exceeded

+ Ensures that the lab is maintained and kept clean

+ Constructively problem-solve work issues with team members and other lab staff

**Background/Education** :

+ AS or BS Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry

+ Experience with LIMS software helpful.

+ Willingness to put in overtime hours as necessary.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-01-20

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