Job openings for Industrial Lab Assistant/Sample Prep Coordinator in Bessemer, Alabama.

Job Description:
  • Non-Medical - Industrial Lab Setting
    • This position is for processing mineral samples and sample information.
    • Job functions will include:
      • Logging in and labeling mineral samples
      • Performing basic lab tests
      • Preparing and pulverizing samples for analysis.
      • Communicating data and results to office and plant personnel by distributing sample information via email
  • Key Responsibilities
    1. Run sample preparation and analysis lab
      • Coordinate sample preparation and analytical data distribution to staff
      • Communicate and facilitate completion of sample information reports from/with plants
    2. Mineral sample handling, preparation and testing
    3. Sample log-in and data entry in MS-Excel Analysis forms
    4. Record keeping and attention to detail
    5. Ship samples to labs and customers using UPS’s and Fed-Ex’s online platforms services
    6. Maintain and verify calibration of lab equipment
    7. Perform additional tasks at the direction of management

Salary Type:
  • Wage
  • Education: High School Graduate / GED

    Required Certifications/Licensing/Education/Training:
    • Education:
      • On-the-job training will be provided
    Job Requirements:
    • Communication Skills
      • Ability to follow written and verbal directions/instructions
    • Work Habits
      • Applicants should be:
        • Detail oriented
        • Well-organized
        • Self-motivated
        • Able to remain on task with little supervision
    • Computer Skills
      • Literacy with data entry software including:
        • Microsoft Word
        • Microsoft Access
        • Microsoft Excel
    • Basic mathematical ability
    • Work Environment/Physical Requirements
      • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs frequently
      • Activities which generate mineral dusts require the use of PPE (personal protective equipment) including:
        • Dust mask/respirator
          • Applicants must pass medical respirator - use clearance.
        • Use of additional safety/PPE (personal protective equipment) is required, such as:
          • Hard-hat
          • Hearing protection
          • Steel-toed boots are required while performing certain sample-processing task

    Criminal Background Check: Yes

    Drug Screening: Yes

    Must be at least 19 years of age: Yes

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