Laboratory Assistant (Temporary) - AGRI - Brookings, SD Job
SGS North America - Brookings, SD

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Primary Responsibilities
This is a temporary position that offers daytime hours in a fast paced work environment. Work hours per week may vary and are based upon workload. This is an entry level position, with possibility for long-term assignment, located at our company in Brookings, SD.

Reporting to
This position reports to the area supervisor.

Specific responsibilities
Assist with routine sample preparation and processing for seed germination tests and/or analytical testing.
Prepare media and plant samples for seed.
Weigh and measure ingredients or samples.
Notify supervisor of irregularities in media, methods, or results.
Keep laboratory area and equipment clean and organized.
Insure quality and confidentiality of client and company information and take an active role in updating Quality System.
Assist in other areas of the company as needed.
Promote responsibility, good work habits, a positive work environment and improve customer service.

High school graduate.
Agricultural background desired.
Experience in laboratory work desired, however on the job training is provided.

Must be well organized and able to work in a team and/or independently;
Must be able to manage numbers mentally.
Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods.
Must be able to regularly lift 15-20 pounds.
Must be physically able to do manual work of light to moderate intensity
Must be able to attend work regularly and dependably.

Additional information
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company‚Äôs rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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