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Sample Receiving Technician


This is a Full-time position in Fort Collins, CO posted March 29, 2021.


ALS 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. ALS provides a diversified line of independent analytical services to a wide range of top-tier customers in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, environmental, and food industries. Our diverse laboratories perform routine and specialty analytical testing for compliance, safety, certification and verification purposes.

General Accountability: The primary purpose of this position is to receive and process samples from outside clients as well as field personnel.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Receiving & processing samples from outside clients and field service personnel.
  • Inspect & document sample condition upon receipt: proper containers, temperatures, preservatives, etc.
  • Work with project managers to accurately log samples into the laboratory LIMS system.
  • Assisting with sample control tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned and directed.  

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Detail oriented – able to accurately interpret and transcribe information from a client chain of custody into the laboratory computer system.
  • Good typing / data entry skills.
  • Familiarity with chemical symbols and general scientific terminology.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly. 
  • Basic knowledge of EPA methodologies

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and some college level courses in a science curriculum are required.  
  • A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a related field or previous laboratory experience is preferred.  

Physical Demands:

  • The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working. 
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers and managers.
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware.
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  

ALS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health Coverage: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Retirement Plan: 401(k) and Roth contributions with a company match after 6 months of employment
  • Paid Time Off, Vacation
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Other: Ancillary benefits

Salary range: $13.00 – $16.00

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

‘ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society’

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

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