Laboratory Assistant


Science and Research

Advert ID



Grand Junction,Ames,Des Moines

Job Type




Salary Range

16.99 - 16.99 HOURLY

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Ames, IA - (USA) 1103 Buckeye Avenue Suite 101 IA Ames , IA - 50010 Phone : 515-232-2340



Job Description

Are you an experienced Lab Assistant who enjoys all that science has to offer? Do you have a general understanding of laboratory operations or quality control in an industrial or municipal facility? A Manpower client in Grand Junction has an immediate need for a contract Lab Assistant.

What’s in it for you?
•Contract or permanent position.
•Convenience of daytime hours.
•Work/life balance.
•Option for overtime.

•Performs daily laboratory tests of production samples to ensure the quality of the final product, and enters data into electronic data system. Certifies final products and ensures that all products meet trade standards before release.
•Follows quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of test results.
•Assists the Quality Manager with the inventory and ordering supplies to ensure efficient laboratory operations.
•Supports the Safety and Environmental Compliance Manager/Operations/Commodities teams as directed by supervisor.
•Ensures work area is kept clean and free from safety hazards which requires regular bending and occasional lifting.
•Completes tasks as assigned by the Quality Manager and Plant Manager.
•Participates in company Feed Safety Program/SHE programs and has the ability to lead in these areas.
•Accepts/carries out/completes other duties as assigned.

•High school diploma/GED.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Proficiency with spreadsheets and word-processing software.
•Experience in laboratory operations or quality control in an industrial or municipal facility or agribusiness plant. (Relevant experience may include testing of soil or water samples)
•Some knowledge of laboratory processes, procedures or equipment.