Sample Preparation / Fire Assayer Assistant
SGS SA
New Zealand, Macraes, Macraes
14d ago

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing andcertification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality andintegrity.

With more than 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000offices and laboratories around the world.

JOB DESCRIPTION

SAMPLE PREP / FIRE ASSAY ASSISTANT

REPORTING LINE

To the Laboratory Manager with a dotted line to the Shift Supervisor

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES

To work in various parts of the Macraes Flat Laboratory mainly geochem sample preparation and fire assay

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES

  • Prepare samples in accordance with the standard operating procedures in the lab to ensure a high service level is maintained
  • receipt and sorting of rock samples
  • crushing and pulverizing of these samples utilizing sample preparation machines. This involves a reasonable amount of manual handling and light to medium lifting
  • weighing, fluxing, loading / unloading furnaces
  • To ensure all activities are carried out with regard and recognition of Health and Safety requirements and personal safety
  • Day to day upkeep of equipment and general housekeeping or workstations
  • Undertake other work requests relevant to your position
  • PROFILE

    Flexibility with working hours

    REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Good organisational skills, excellent timekeeping and communication
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Physically able to perform repetitive manual handling (light to medium lifting work)
  • The ability to multitask to maintain efficient work flow
  • OPERATIONAL INTEGRITY / HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace
  • In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements
  • Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor
  • Maintain a safe and tidy worksite
  • Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management
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