Sample Preparer

Australian Laboratory Services (ALS)
Australian Laboratory Services (ALS)
Date Posted: 
August 25, 2023

Job Description

Mineral Sample Preparers

The business

ALS Laboratory Group provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

The role

The Geochemistry Division of ALS Laboratory Group is looking for people to fill roles within the Sample Preparation section as several positions are currently available at our facilities located in Kalgoorlie. This work involves routine tasks in the preparation of mineral samples for analysis.  Attention to detail and the ability to follow and stick to instructions are vital.

The day to day

  • Numerical recognition, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Operation of mineral sample preparation equipment (weigh scales, crushers, pulverisers, RoboPrep etc.)
  • Routine manual tasking in a minerals processing environment.
  • Operating robot preparation cell.

The essentials

  • Having the ability to follow set procedures.
  • Have a high attention to detail.
  • Being willing to work as part of a high-performance team with a focus on quality & safety.
  • Being reliable, physically fit, and prepared to carry out manual tasks.
  • Kalgoorlie resident.

These are entry level positions and full training will be given to successful applicants. Opportunities for multi-skilling within the department are available, with potential for advancement into leadership roles. A career path within the company is assured to employees who show aptitude and leadership skills. Progression through the analytical laboratory is available for those whose skills develop in a more academic direction, including opportunities in Fire Assay.

These positions will involve working rotating shifts. Penalty rates are paid for any weekend or shift work.

The benefits

At ALS we believe that the people we employ are what makes ALS the great company it is today. We offer many benefits to staff, including and not limited to:

  • Health fund discounts with Bupa.
  • Opportunity to salary sacrifice car costs with Autopia.
  • Corporate superannuation benefits with Sun Super.
  • On-line learning system with extensive modules of choice.
  • Friendly working environment with accessible management.
  • Opportunities to progress and develop your career within ALS including global opportunities for suitable candidates.

If this sounds like a team you want to join, Apply now!

We actively support diversity and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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