Element Materials Technology

Analytical Lab Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Fe Springs
ID
2021-7405

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Analytical Lab Tech to join our rapidly growing Life Sciences group. The primary function of the Analaytical lab tech is to safely perform preperations of various materials for analysis by ICPMS or ICP. Documenation of all processes is required along with strictly following established SOP's, Client methods, or pharmacopeia methods. Element’s Life Sciences group supports developers and manufacturers in the antimicrobial, food and nutraceutical, medical device, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We provide personalized testing solutions and regulatory consulting support to validate the safety and efficacy of our clients’ products at every stage of development, production and market release.Element’s Life Sciences group supports developers and manufacturers in the antimicrobial, food and nutraceutical, medical device, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We provide personalized testing solutions and regulatory consulting support to validate the safety and efficacy of our clients’ products at every stage of development, production and market release.

Responsibilities

  • Safely operate and maintain our microwaves, hot-blocks, balances, and any other equipment required to perform your duties
  • Read and understand all SDS's (safety data sheet) before starting any work
  • Make sure all data is complete, legible, defensible, filed properly, and all signatures are recorded
  • Follow all pertinent SOP's (Standard Operating Practice), QC (Quality Control) requirements, and QA (Quality Assurance) manual at all times
  • Determine if problems exist concerning sample prep, compliance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practice), or Client requests
  • Immediately notify appropriate personnel to determine how to proceed with the project, minimizing lost time
  • Open NCR (Non-Conformist Report) if required
  • Assist Group Leader and IT (Information Technology) on any updates or revisions to needed software

Skills / Qualifications

  • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Some College in a science related field or equivalent laboratory experience
  • Some experience in sample prep preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, customer testing specifications, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and the ability to perform calculations such as RPD, dilutions, mixed standards, etc

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Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 

 

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com

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