QUALITY CONTROL LAB TECHNICIANThe Quality Control Technician is responsible for testing production batches according to specific written testing methods and identifying issues of both in-spec and out-of-spec data. The technician will interpret results and historical data to ensure the product meets or exceeds the customers’ requirements for quality, as well as provide instructions to production personnel regarding adjustments to batches as needed. The technician will be involved in the efficient operation of the lab, general housekeeping, ensuring a safe work environment and will independently perform tasks as outlined by his / her Supervisor or Manager.Position will be a contract role, with an opportunity to go permanent.AdvantagesJoin an organization with a global presence, who is growing in the industrial, commercial, and consumer marketplaces.One of the industry's most recognized portfolios.ResponsibilitiesMajor Tasks Include: Batch approval. Assures that all tests are completed, and results meet all specifications before goingto the next production process. Enter all batches’ data into the electronic batch records system. Generate appropriate paperwork as needed per the customer specifications. Gather and send customer samples as required. Follows all standard technical procedures and exercises good judgment and initiatives. Able toaccomplish assigned work with little supervision. If necessary, follows appropriate raw material test methods and may file related paperwork. Gather, stock and manage product retain area. Utilizes appropriate computer systems to ensure effective testing of products. Determines disposition of non-compliant finished goods, such as first case / last case. Places non-conforming material on hold as needed. Supports the ISO Management Systems and Safety Systems. Maintains inventory of lab supplies, stocks them when received, and requests them when low. May be required to work a different shift to cover for vacations, overtime, call-ins, etc. Maintains Lab housekeeping and cleans all test equipment. Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their Manager or other site Managers during theirManager’s absences Must adhere to all safety requirements of job. Identify and communicate product issues to other departments as needed. Review batch slip for completeness and accuracy Additional Duties Include: Create, maintain and update standard operating procedures for Quality Department to meet ISO requirements (where applicable). May assist in training of other lab techs as needed.QualificationsBasic Qualifications: Must be able to Read, Write, Comprehend and Communicate Effectively in English Must be at least 18 Years of Age Must have the legal right to work in the country of employment without needing sponsorship now or in the future for employment visa status Must have Own Reliable Transportation Must be able to work Overtime including on Saturdays and Sundays Must be able to Work Three (3) Rotating Shifts – Days (7AM to 3PM), Afternoons (3PM to 11PM) and Nights (11PM to 7AM) Must have the Ability to see Color with or without reasonable accommodation The successful candidate must also pass a pre-employment background check a medical screening will be scheduled post-offer Must have the ability to use or learn computer software including but limited to email, spreadsheets and other company specific software Other Qualifications: An Associates or Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology from an accredited College Previous quality laboratory experience (both work experience and college laboratory course work are acceptable) is preferred Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred Previous experience with Microsoft Access and / or Microsoft Excel is preferredSummaryApply online or email resume to Brian Roach at firstname.lastname@example.orgOnly qualified candidates will be contactedPlease visit www.randstad.ca for a complete list of open positions.Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.