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SGS Galson Laboratories is committed to providing workers with the data they need to stay safe. We’re a great company, with great people, doing great things. We’ve got an environment where you can fulfill your personal goals and learn from the longevity of the business already in place. We’ll prepare you with the skill set necessary to impact the course of your career and the direction of the company.

Current openings:


Laboratory Analyst 1 - XRD

Description:

Full-time, non-exempt position available in East Syracuse, NY for a Lab Analyst in our growing X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) Laboratory. XRD preps and analyzes samples on x-ray diffraction instrumentation then evaluates the data and reports those results to clients. Anticipated hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with overtime, as required.

Duties / Responsibilities:

Prepares samples; loads, operates, calibrates and maintains instrumentation; performs data review and audits, and writes technical reports from results. Maintains up-to-date supplies and instrument consumables inventory. Follows departmental standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines, company’s guiding principles, data integrity standards and safety programs. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

BS in Chemistry, Biology or Environmental Science or a related science is required. Entry level and experienced candidates will be considered.

KSA (knowledge skills & abilities):

  • Must have basic math and computer skills, laboratory knowledge, prior exposure to some laboratory equipment and an understanding of theory of instrument operation.
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical skills, innovation, independence, responsibility and leadership qualities, a positive attitude, strong ethics and enjoy working in a continuous improvement (CIP) team environment and culture.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit and stand for up to 4 hours at a time (each). Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30 pounds, routinely carry up to 10 pounds, and push a cart filled with supplies. Must be able to bend and reach with hands and arms in all directions including over the head. Must have strong oral, listening and written communications skills.

Compensation:

SGS Galson Laboratories offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive base pay; opportunities for job growth; health, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan and company match; tuition reimbursement program; generous paid time off.

SGS Galson Laboratories 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. SGS Galson Laboratories is a drug-free workplace.

 

Posted 06/22/2017

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Web Developer

Description:

FT position available for web programmer in the leading Industrial Hygiene/Air testing laboratory in the US. Experience with PHP to create an attractive user-interface while presenting data from a database mandatory. Knowledge of Oracle Database, PL/SQL, and Linux preferred. Knowledge of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), chemistry, or laboratory experience a plus. We are looking for an individual who is responsible, innovative, independent, has leadership qualities, has strong planning and time management skills, and enjoys working in a continuous improvement team environment.

Qualifications:

BS in computer science required.

Compensation:

SGS Galson Laboratories offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive base pay; opportunities for job growth; health, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan and company match; tuition reimbursement program; generous paid time off.

SGS Galson Laboratories 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. SGS Galson Laboratories is a drug-free workplace.

Posted 05/19/2017

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Industrial Hygiene Client Service Representative

Description:

We are looking for an energetic, client focused individual to join the client services team by providing environmental air quality and industrial hygiene based solutions to clients.

Must be detail-oriented, able to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment. The individual will be part of a top-notch client service call center working one-on-one via phone and online chat. Bi-lingual abilities are a plus for this position.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Consults with clients regarding routine and appropriate analytical methods, sampling media and sampling techniques.
  • Reviews work orders of samples submitted for completeness.
  • Provide clients with written quotations.
  • Responsible for keeping all accounts projected managed up-to-date and accurate. (Updating comments, removing people no longer with organization, making sure all documents have been completed and returned by client.)
  • Responsible for listening to client in order to have a full understanding of any conversation that takes place and then being able to document any conversations with client.
  • Responsible for being 100% thorough when coming in contact with client whether it be verbally, in writing or through their sample submittals.
  • Responsible for continually looking for ways to improve processes.
  • Communicates any issues pertaining to clients, method development, sample submittals, reports, etc.
  • Enters calls and sample preps into lab software “csmenu” daily.
  • Responsible for the timely response to all e-mail, voicemail, verbal and written requests.
  • Operates within the guiding principles of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BS degree required in Chemistry, Biology or Environmental Science.
  • Experience in the industrial hygiene industry is essential.
  • Demonstrated telephone, communication and computer skills are a must.
  • Able to work Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • Able to work overtime as required.

Attributes: punctuality; professional and friendly appearance and demeanor; good organizational skills; ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail; ability to operate in a production environment; ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

Physical Requirements: Ability to regularly climb stairs, occasionally reach with hands and arms, and regularly sit while using a computer, phone and other technologies. Strong oral, listening and written communications skills are required. Salary DOE – with a benefit package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave.

SGS Galson Laboratories 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. SGS Galson Laboratories is a drug-free workplace.

Updated: 5/15/2017

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