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Sample Receiving Technician - Minnetonka, MN

Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Hopkins, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Sample Receiving Technician needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh Scientific’s client located in Minnetonka, MN.
This position is in a scientific laboratory of a major food science company, and requires a High School Diploma. Schedule is Tuesday-Saturday.
Start time: Between 9-10am
End time: Between 6-7pm

Pay Rate: $18/hour
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for sample entry, assignment of test codes, expedient release of sample to operations for analysis and laboratory shipping.
  • Receive and log in sample in preparation for analysis. Review sample and any attached documentation to assign an identification number and enter information into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Prepare documentation as necessary.
  • Contact client, when necessary, to obtain and clarify missing or unclear information to ensure that identification of client code, test code, and sample contents are accurate.
  • Store samples in appropriate manner until analysis is completed and appropriately dispose of extra samples. Ensure sample integrity is maintained.
  • Prepare packages for pick up by shipping vendors. Follow appropriate procedures to send packages and maintain all related documentation.
  • Prepare sample to be shipped to other testing facilities when necessary. Complete appropriate documentation and file accordingly.
  • May assist client service personnel with the development of customized client reports. Activities include: collection of data, analysis of data, and development of report.
  • May assist laboratory personnel with the preparation and analysis of samples.
  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.
  • This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed complaint system.
  • Perform other related duties as needed
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • basic knowledge of computer operation skills to manipulate keyboard while entering incoming sample information into the LIMS. 
  • A basic knowledge of microbiology and chemistry is helpful to effectively assign proper sample and test codes. 
  • A broad knowledge of personal computer software and data entering skills is necessary to input data into the LIMS and generate special reports. 
  • Organizational skills are required to keep track of all sample and documentation.
  • Time management skills are useful to ensure that the sample is quickly prepared for testing. 
  • Written and oral communication skills are essential to obtain or clarify test instructions with clients. 
  • General office skills are useful to complete faxing, filing, and other related duties for the department.
Opportunity is Calling, Apply Now!

Laurin Janning,
What’s In It For You? 
We welcome you to be a part of one of the largest global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh’s network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the U.S., UK and Canada. Join Yoh’s extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh’s vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Direct Deposit & weekly ePayroll
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Referral Bonus Programs
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Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company


Hopkins, MN