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Job Information

SGS North America Inc. Field Technician, Jr. - 743999982410946-5844 in South Holland, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Company Description

SGS is the world\'s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

Job Description


The Field Technician, Junior is responsible for collecting samples, observation, and/or inspection of products or raw materials for laboratory analysis by performing the following duties.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works under immediate supervision to perform job functions.

Collects samples as product and or raw materials that are being transferred to containers, vessels, barges, trucks, and/or rail. (dry cargo which includes pet coke, Coal, Fertilizer and Steel products all dry bulk cargo).

Ensures sample containers and all related paperwork are labeled with identifying data, location of sample, date, and time of collection.

Delivers sample to laboratory for analysis.

Performs preparation of samples, reduction and division of appropriate sizes.

Gathers samples at specified locations, states of processing and time interval.

Performs sample screening and/or other related physical tests.

Ensures all equipment and containers are organized and cleaned before and after use.

Ensures all personal protective equipment (PPE) relevant for tasks is worn at all times.

Ensures compliance with all required local and federal safety processes and procedures.

May also have Preparation or Laboratory responsibilities, as required by business needs.

Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned.




High School or equivalent

No experience required, unless required by state law


Knowledge of or experience in barge drafting

Work Schedule:

Day shift. Will require incumbent to have flexible schedule.

Position requires occasional overtime.


A valid and current Driver\'s license is required.

Obtaining a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) is required.


Language Skills: Intermediate English required, Advanced preferred

Mathematical Skills: Basic required, Intermediate preferred

Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Intermediate level required, uses logical and practical approach to solve problems

Computer Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel) - Intermediate user proficiency preferred

Ability to effectively communicate (in writing or verbally), presenting information individually or in small group situations to internal or external customers

Ability to follow directions ensuring the end results are accurate and completed with the required timeframe

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to work independently and under moderate supervision

Team player attitude, customer care focus


Local day travel may be required; may be required to travel overnight occasionally.


This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.

This ole may use sample prep equipment that may include Jaw Crusher, Bowl & Disc Pulverizing Mills, Pressure Filters, Riffle Splitters, Compressed Air, Hammer Mill Crushers, Ovens, Balances, and basic sampling tools.


Physical/Sensory Demands Frequency Requirements:

Stand - Constantly

Move or traverse - Constantly

Sit - Occasionally

Use hands - Constantly

Reach with hands and arms - Frequently

Climb or balance - Occasionally