Laboratory Technician - Raw Materials, Finished Goods, Waste Water Systems

West Coast Reduction Ltd. - Nothing Left Behind*. For more than 50 years we’ve been providing a necessary service. From our early roots as a butcher to our modern rendering facilities, we’ve created safe, environmentally friendly recycling solutions for the agriculture industry. We create valuable ingredients for everyday products, while at the same time helping to keep local communities clean and sustainable. Learn more at www.wcrl.com.

Based at our Plant on the Port of Vancouver, we are hiring a Laboratory Technician. As an integral part of the production process, this position is a full-time, permanent role. Shift times will be either Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday for this role.

Why join our Team?

  • Chance to build a stable career with a reputable, family-owned company of more than 400 employees

  • Continuous training and development available

  • Full compensation package provided to full-time employees (including extended health benefits and MSP coverage)

  • Competitive wage offered with RRSP matching for employee contributions

Position Responsibilities:

  • Take samples from various raw materials, finished products and waste water systems

  • Draw and analyze various samples to ensure our product meets customer requirements and meets the company specifications

  • Work closely with the production department to perform non-routine testing as required

  • Maintain accurate record-keeping of logs and documentation

  • Perform shift work based on company needs

We're looking for candidates who:

  • Have flexible availability to work the following shifts: Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday

  • Possession of a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, or Chemical Sciences Technology Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution

  • Prior experience in a similar role, or equivalent co-op or practicum position for a chemical laboratory or industry field work a strong asset

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products and other technology software

  • Ability to frequently move, carry, lift, push and pull equipment up to 25 lbs without assistance and occasionally greater with assistance

  • Adaptable to adverse conditions including confined space, heights, odours and animal by-products

  • Adept at taking accurate measurements, handling of analytical, sampling and measurement equipment

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume by email to careers@wcrl.com or click on the "Apply Now" link below.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.