Analyst Assistant (#2021-18)

Labstat International Inc. Kitchener, ON Full-time, Permanent
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Driven by quality of science and quality of service, Labstat International Inc. is recognized around the world as “A Centre of Analytical Excellence”.

Labstat is independent of any affiliation or association with government agencies, advocacy groups or the tobacco industry. Established in 1976 as a tobacco characterization laboratory,

Labstat has evolved into a globally recognized analytical laboratory dedicated to research, testing and analysis of nicotine containing products in general for regulatory reporting and labeling. We are GLP compliant and ISO 17025:2005 accredited, and currently hold accreditation for 160 test methods. Our unique expertise in tobacco and nicotine analysis provides an opportunistic situation for growth in the cannabis industry.

Labstat has the following employment opportunity available: Analyst Assistant (Posting #2021-18)

Reporting to the Analytical Manager, the position of Analyst Assistant works independently while maintaining an acceptable level of communication with both supervisory staff, as well as, other members of an analytical team assigned to a particular project. The Analyst Assistant must follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Labstat Test Methods as defined under Quality Systems. In addition, the Analyst must adhere to Good Laboratory Practices (GLP’s) and must follow the rules of safety within the laboratory. Technical aptitudes and extensive knowledge of software applications are essential.

The Analyst Assistant assists the Analysts within the department with specific tasks. Analyst Assistants should be knowledgeable in using, handling and disposing of chemicals properly and safely, have thorough understanding of contamination, know the importance of a clean work station (including proper storing of materials and equipment), understand chemical measurements and how to measure solutions properly.

Duties and responsibilities include but not necessarily limited to:

  • Analyzing pH and osmolarity samples from the Toxicology department including any associated GLP work
  • Run analytical samples on the required instrumentation
  • Assisting the Analysts in the basic operation and maintenance of the instruments as required
  • Preparing reports for a subset of analyses including: pH, Moisture, Nitrite, CO and NOx reports
  • Assisting the Analysts in the integration/reporting of other analyses as assigned
  • Assisting the Analysts in the preparation of standards and solutions as required
  • Preparing, collecting or creating GLP Documents
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications / experience required:

  • Enrolled/Diploma/Degree (Science Laboratory Technician, Environmental Biology or Chemical Technology)
  • Approximately 1-2 years’ experience as a Laboratory Technician or equivalent role
  • Equivalent experience/education combination
  • Demonstrate patience/adaptability to change
  • Work while under pressure and with various distractions
  • Organization of tasks to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Organize workload in order to complete daily duties
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills relevant to the position

You are the ideal candidate for the above position if you have a demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm for working in a team-based environment. You have excellent communication skills, high energy, and a willingness to learn and achieve results.

Labstat offers competitive wages, benefits, training programs and social events.

Labstat values Equal Opportunity and embraces diversity. Begin a dynamic and rewarding career by becoming a member of Labstat’s team of professionals!

Labstat is committed to meeting the accessibility requirements under the AODA and we invite applicants to contact us for specific requirements.

Reference ID: 2021-18

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $52,231.00-$77,388.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work remotely:

  • No