Technical Assistant - Sample Reception
Leading edge assurance company
Our client is a leading edge assurance company providing services that span the entire food supply chain with a combination of audit, inspection, farm assurance, biosecurity, advisory and food testing capabilities.;We are currently looking for a Technical Assistant to work in the sample reception department. This department is a very important part of the facility and is responsible for processing all samples before they go through to the various labs for testing.;Full training will be provided however the main responsibilities for this role will include;Sample unpacking and labelling;Splitting samples and preparing for testing;Registering samples in the laboratory database (Data Entry);Maintaining filing/archiving;Liaising with internal and external staff and customers;Delivering samples to appropriate labs for testing;Ensuring records are kept up to date;We are looking for someone with the following attributes;These roles would suit candidates who have left high school and have an interest in science;Able to cope with working to tight timeframes and deadlines;Preferably have NCEA to level 2 in some science subjects (not essential);At least 1 year work experience in a busy fast-paced role (customer service and/or hospitality experience);Flexible with shifts - the work will be rostered and may include one of the weekend;Immediate availability preferred;These roles will require candidates who can work approximately 40 hours per week.