Job details Analytical technician for chemistry (and microbilogy lab)

Posting Period

From March 21, 2024
to April 30, 2024

Country or region

Canada

Location

Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Corporate Group

Department

Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Temporary - Full time (1 year)

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Work schedule

37.5h per week in day

Salary

To be determined

Analytical technician for chemistry (and microbilogy lab)

Main Functions

We are a French-speaking team looking for a dynamic and motivated person to join us to work in our analysis laboratories. This person will work in a flexible and friendly environment among 6 other colleagues and in collaboration with the different research laboratories located in Royalmount. He/she will mainly work in the CHEMISTRY laboratory, but could be called upon to help the microbiology department as needed (or according to interest). The chosen person must be comfortable speaking in French in order to be able to communicate with immediate colleagues and master a basic level of English for working with predominantly English-speaking external laboratories. The current offer lasts for one year but could be extended subsequently. The responsibilities of the technician will mainly be:

  • Analysis of the protein and phosphate content of yeasts by Kjeldahl method;
  • Preparation of extractions / digestions for various HPLC - GC - MS analyses;
  • Launch of HPLC and GC analyzes (trehalose, sugars, GSH, nucleotides, ethanol, phenols, etc.);
  • Preparation of solutions and standards necessary for analyses;
  • Equipment maintenance;
  • Assist in the development or improvement of procedures.

This person could also be called upon to help with:

  • Microbiological analyzes on agar medium of different yeast samples (contaminants, viability);
  • Analyzes of the fermentation activity of bakery yeasts (dough rising test, CO2 release, sugar consumption);
  • Preparation of culture media and sterilization of equipment necessary for analyses;
  • Training of new students;

Technical skills

Required

  • FRENCH
  • BAC in science (CHEMISTRY, microbiology, biochemistry, or other related studies)

An asset

  • DEC in laboratory technology or related field could be considered with experience
  • Experience in microbiology (agar enumeration)
  • Chemistry experience (Hplc / Kjeldahl analyzer / GC)
  • English

Personal abilities

Required

  • Ability to work alone or in a team
  • Organized and autonomous (capable of initiative)
  • Be meticulous (attention to detail)
  • Skilled in problem solving
  • Good collaboration and good communication with the team
  • Good stress management (dealing with emergencies and priorities)

General criteria

An asset

  • Welling to travel

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 5,000 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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