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Lab Technician

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs
Discipline:
Process Jobs, Laboratory Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Region:
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
15-Mar-17
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Job Responsibilities

● Understand the hazards for each task and ensure appropriate controls are in place to ensure the task is safe to undertake.

● Prepare and analyses samples using laboratory test methods and standard operating procedures.

● Ensure all tasks are completed within the required time frame to achieve the required analytical turnaround time.

● Operate and assist in the maintenance of equipment and instruments in accordance with test methods and work instructions.

● Monitor consumable levels and assist with designated min/max stock levels and report any stock shortages to the Laboratory Leading Hand.

● Participate in shift change handover meetings which are held at the start and end of every shift and provide quality information to the oncoming shift.

● Conduct hand-over with back-to-back lab technicians and team members.

● Ensuring safety incidents and hazards are correctly documented and reported to the Laboratory Supervisor/ Leading Hand.

"Ensure compliance to the daily work plan as set by the Laboratory Supervisor/ Leading Hand. This includes Laboratory Technicians having a good understanding

of any urgent work which needs to be completed as a priority."

● Ensure all critical safety, quality or production issues are communicated to the Laboratory Supervisor / ● Leading Hand so these issues can be addressed promptly.

 

Education and Experience

● Tertiary qualifications in a science discipline preferably chemistry.

● Knowledge of and ability to act within established health, safety and environmental standards.

Good analytical and problem solving abilities.

● Methodical approach to work practices with emphasis on quality.

● At least 12 months experience in the minerals processing industry.

 

4- Desirable Skill, Knowledge, Training, and Experience:

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● Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

● Good knowledge of applied chemistry as practiced in the mining industry, particularly in the areas of sample preparation, fire assay, AAS instrumental techniques.

 

Language Requirements

French

English


Job Segment: Laboratory, Technician, Maintenance, Technology, Science, Manufacturing

Closing Date:
03/04/2017

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