Seasonal/ Part Time Laboratory Assistant, Brookings, SD

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

SGS North America Brookings, SD

Brookings, SD
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


This part time position offers part time, daytime hours in a fast paced work environment and is located at our company in Brookings, SD. This is a seasonal position, typically starting in September. Duration of the position is based upon workload.

Responsible for assisting with routine laboratory tests and sample preparation.
* Prepare samples and perform tests in support of area laboratory.
* Sort, prepare, label and file samples.
* General laboratory work.
* Insure laboratory area and equipment is cleaned 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.
* At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct.

* High school graduate.
* Experience in seed testing and/or laboratory work is desired.
* Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
* Must be a self starter and able to work in a fast paced environment.
* Must have ability to display a strong sense of urgency and good judgment.
* Must be able to balance multiple projects and changing priorities.
* Experience in seed testing and/or laboratory work is desired.
* This job may require standing for long periods of time, using high manual dexterity, basic math skills and some lifting (20-60 pounds).
* Must be able to attend work regularly and predictably.


* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. 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 s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
* SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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