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GMA GARNET MINE Lab Technician in ALDER, Montana

Position Description Position TitleLab Technician Level 1Date EffectiveApril 2020DivisionLaboratoryReporting toQC SupervisorLast UpdatedApril 2020POSITION PURPOSEReporting to the QC Supervisor, the Lab Technician Level 1 is responsible for accurate analyses, sampling procedures and data reporting to supply the process and mining departments with reliable operating information.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES | Production GMA Mining USACollect production grab samples as requiredConduct quality control analyses of samples through use of sieves, petrographic microscope, magnetic separation, and other laboratory techniques.Maintain a database of sample details and results and prepare summaries as required.?Maintain a clean working environment and conduct cleaning duties of laboratory and amenities and ensure adequate cleaning and associated consumables are well stocked.Perform all work in a satisfactory manner as instructed by Supervisor or more senior staff.Promptly report any accidents, incidents or potential hazards to Supervisor or more senior staff.Present a positive and attentive image for GMA Mining USA.Cooperate with and be courteous to other employees.Workplace inspections, Take-5?s and JSA?s prior to commencing work.Report immediately to Supervisor or more senior staff any problems with product quality, or equipment that may affect the quality or productivity of GMA Mining USA?s operations.Take responsibility for your own health and safety as well as that of all your co-workers.Other duties as deemed necessary by your Supervisor.RELATIONSHIPS |The Lab Technician Level 1 is required to develop and maintain constructive relationships with multiple stakeholders.InternalThe General Manager ? Mining USA and other members of the production team. GMA Mining USA Employees.ExternalService providers, vendors, and contractors.Government agencies and officials. VALUE PEOPLE | WORK SAFELYDemonstrate a commitment to the safety of MUSA employees by promoting safety as a core GMA value.Comply with Mining safety and health legislation, adherence to GMA?s Life Saving Rules and acts consistently with the GMA Global Safety Policy and other company policies, procedures, and guidelines.Safe and efficient operation of Lab equipment.Perform equipment safety inspection and pre-shift.LEGAL | Comply with all federal, state, and local government laws.Comply with all MUSA, and where relevant, GMA Group policies, procedures, and guidelines.VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS | Encompass GMA?s core values of Teamwork, Care, Trust and Excellence in everyday work and behaviors:Teamwork: Work collaboratively and support one another to achieve great outcomes. Seek what is best for GMA, our customers, and our colleagues rather than just ourselves.Care: Show respect and concern for each other and ourselves. Ensure we do the right thing and we do it well. go the extra mile to ensure we all reach our goals.Trust: Be open and honest. Share information openly and proactively, follow through on commitments.Excellence: Set high standards and hold us, and each other accountable for achieving them. Focus on great results. Make the right choices, even if no one is looking.SKILLS AND SELECTION CRITERIA | RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEExcellent written and verbal communication skills.Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. Self-motivated and able to work independently.Strong general and specialized computer skills, including database applications, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office suite, as well as report development.Strong organizational, analysis, and problem-solving skills, with an ability to multitask.Responsible attitude and approach towards safety and environmental management.SKILLS AND SELECTION CRITERIA | ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIESCompletion of Lab Technician Training. Ability to develop and draft procedures, plans, and internal control systems.Ability to conduct independent research. Strong work ethic, demonstrating sound judgement in work performed.Con