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PTS Advance has a great opportunity for a new grad or candidates with Lab experience.  We have two Lab tech positions available.
This position is part of the quality control group of a manufacturing site in Martinez California. Analytical results of intermediate and finished products are used to determine if the process is in control and that finished goods meet specification. The person in this position will be an integral part of the ISO 9001 process and involved in critical tasks to maintain ISO 9001 certification.
Position Responsibilities:               
  1. HSSE
    1. Support Goal Zero and HSSE performance
    2. Working knowledge of safety practices and procedures in a laboratory environment
    3. Actively support site HSSE policies and incentive programs
  1. Laboratory Duties
    1. Sample preparation and analysis of intermediate and finished products using various analytical methods.  Analytical methods use a variety of equipment including ICP, Titrators, and GC. 
    2. Perform data entry into the laboratory information system database and communicate results to operations.  Completion of all logs and records related to sample analysis.
    3. Monitor the inventory of chemicals and supplies in the laboratory.
    4. Prepare hazardous and non-hazardous samples for shipment.
  1. Instrumentation
    1. Maintain analytical equipment including routine cleaning, parts replacement, and general routine maintenance.  Completion of all logs and records related to equipment maintenance.
    2. Maintain records of equipment PM maintenance and calibrations.
  1. Quality
    1. Working knowledge of ISO 9001 a plus
    2. Ensure adherence to ISO 9001-2015 and all quality policies and procedures as applicable
    3. May participate in system as an auditor.
    4. Participate in review and development of procedures.
Special Challenges
Ability to multi-task and time management skills are essential for success in this position.  Running multiple analyses/instruments at once is a requirement. The position requires the ability to work effectively with other team members. Schedule will include working one weekend day per week. 
Experience and Qualifications Required
  1. College degree with science background and/or 1+ years of experience in a laboratory setting preferred.
  2. Previous experience with analytical instrumentation. 
  3. Experience with ISO systems or working knowledge of ISO systems is preferred
  4. Computer literacy is a must.  Applicant should be comfortable working with computers as the instruments use a variety of software programs.  Required computer skills are a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  
  5. Must have good organizational and time management skills as well as the ability and desire to learn new skills.
  6. Ability to multi-task is essential
  7. Strong written and verbal communications skills
Competences Required
Instrumentation Skills
Troubleshooting Skills
Time Management
Manage Multiple Tasks Simultaneously
Interpretation of analytical results
Self-Motivated / taking initiative
Team Effectiveness Skills
Benefits:  PTS Advance offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualified employees which includes Medical (with employer contribution), Dental, Vision, 401k program, direct deposit, and the option to accrue PTO if approved by client.
Interested? Contact Terri VanDeVeire on 925-363-8233 or via email at f
or a confidential discussion.  
'PTS Advance is an equal opportunity Employer'