Analytical Technician

LGC Clinical Diagnostics

LGC Clinical Diagnostics

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

LGC Standards is a division of LGC Group, the UK’s designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurements. We are a leading manufacturer and service provider of quality assurance and research tools, supporting analytical needs in more than 120 countries worldwide. We use our expertise to produce to the highest standards, including ranges produced under ISO/IEC 17025 and accredited to ISO 17034. Our range of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes is complemented by our experience in outsourcing and customs, enabling us to adapt quickly to provide tailored solutions that meet our customers’ needs. We innovate and apply science in order to ensure the safety and integrity of products and services, in line with our vision of science for a safer world.

Job Description

  • Ensure Timely Flow of Materials to / for Analytical Department
  • Perform daily Balance Verifications
  • Prepare samples in a fast paced environment for high throughput analysis
  • Perform basic analysis and document data in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) to fulfill external and/or internal requests
  • Operate equipment for the following analytical techniques: melting point (MP), UV absorption, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), polarimetry, Karl Fischer titration, halide titration and TGA
  • Assist with packaging sensitive compounds for Finished Goods under appropriate conditions
  • Perform basic quality control inspections during the packaging of critical compounds through visual inspection and/or NMR analysis under supervision
  • Assisting with other duties (e.g. sample preparation, KIT preparation, sending out samples) as required

Qualifications

  • College diploma in Chemical Technologies or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and time management.
  • Strong project management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-starter; task oriented with ability to run multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good at handling stress and exceptional organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing deadlines and modifications to workflow and expectations
  • Tactile and good with detailed work
  • Ability to work on a team and achieve results in a team environment
  • Knowledge and experience in organic chemistry and techniques employed in the science of spectroscopy and separation would be an asset

Additional Information

ABOUT LGC:

LGC is a leading, global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments. Its high-quality product portfolio is comprised of mission-critical tools for genomic analysis and for quality assurance applications, which are typically embedded and recurring within our customers’ products and workflows and are valued for their performance, quality, and range.

Our values

  • PASSION
  • CURIOSITY
  • INTEGRITY
  • BRILLIANCE
  • RESPECT

Equal opportunities

LGC strongly believes that every job applicant and employee should be valued for their individual talents regardless of age, disability, race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion, or belief. Short listing, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or trade union membership.

For more information about LGC, please visit our website www.lgcgroup.com