Element Materials Technology Metals Preparation Technician in Santa Fe Springs, California
Element has an opportunity for a Metals Preparation Technician to join our growing team. In this role you will safely perform preparations of various materials for analysis by ICPMS ((Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry) or ICP (Inductively coupled plasma). Documentation of all processes is required along with strictly following established SOP's (Standard Operation Procedures), Client methods, or pharmacopeia methods. Work is to be performed in accordance with established QA (Quality Assurance) procedures and in full compliance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practice)
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
Ability to perform calculations such as RPD, dilutions, mixed standards, etc
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.
We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.
Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.
Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.
We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.
Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers
When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.
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.
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Fe Springs