ECD Laboratory Analyst I

East Longmeadow, MA

Con-Test Analytical Laboratoryis an environmental laboratory providing environmental and industrial hygieneanalytical services with a reputation established on quality, integrity andreliability. Our mission is focusing every day, every project, every sample andevery analysis on earning our customer’s trust and respect. We strive to make apositive impact on the environment, our community, clients, and employees.Con-Test Analytical Laboratory is a family owned business with a friendly andpositive atmosphere where employees become part of our family.

We offer a rich benefitspackage, including Paid Time Off, social events, 401k,Health, Dental, Vision,Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and community initiatives.

We are seeking a skilled,highly motivated, Laboratory Analyst with a great attitude to join our ECD Team!

Job title

ECD Analyst

Reports to

Organics Coordinator

Job purpose

The ECD Analyst perform environmental analyses and/ or preps samples using standard analytical techniques in compliance with Con-Test Analytical Laboratory’s Quality Assurance programs and Standard Operating Procedures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adherence to health and safety guidelines as appropriate to job function.
  • Perform routine lab tasks that provide experience and familiarization with methods, practices, and programs to include:
    • Preparation of samples using standard techniques, following standard operating procedures.
    • Performing chemical solutions, standards, dilutions; following standard operating procedures.
    • Data evaluation, Data reporting / uploading into data reporting system.
    • Reporting data, and any unusual test occurrences to department manager.
    • Conforming to laboratory QA/QC practices.
    • Responsible for general housekeeping in work area/department.
    • Ability to perform instrument maintenance, including; Gas Chromatography.
    • GC Maintenance / Trouble shooting.
    • Batching instruments, assisting laboratory technician.
    • Ensuring instruments are running following benchmarks, and optimized to ensure clients needs are met.
    • Reporting full data packages, including uploading calibration curves and data.
    • Work with department manager to create efficiency gains to reduce down times and costs.
    • Working with department manager to create daily batches to ensure client needs are met, along with method requirements.
    • SOP updating.
    • Attending outside training seminars.
    • Training new personal.
    • Working with department manager to ensure benchmarks are met and methods/instruments/protocols continuously improve. 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Education: BS/BA in Chemistry or related field and/or minimum of 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work as the team and/or independently.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Background Check Required

Working conditions

Work performed in prep lab where samples and chemicals are handled regularly. Full laboratory PPE must be worn at all times

Physical requirements

  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Minor lifting
  • Constant use of hands and handling of samples

Direct reports

None

Hours of Work

Tuesday- Saturday 9 AM- 3 PM (hours will be finalized at time of hire)

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Company Statement:

Con-Test Analytical Laboratory (FILLI LLC) is an incorporated company and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.


 

JOB CODE: 1000017