Grain Inspector

  • SGS
  • Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 08, 2022

Job Description

Company Description

We are SGS - The world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 89,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer, and more interconnected world.

Job Description
  • Log-in, organizing, storing, distribution, and disposing of incoming samples and after final inspections
  • Clean grain samples using dockage carter/sieves and prepare for grading
  • Picking up and delivering samples from various locations to office or vice versa
  • Operate, maintain, and calibrate laboratory equipment (moisture meters, scales, dockage, testers, protein testers, ELISA readers). Monitor all equipment according to desired standards before performing the analysis
  • Perform analyses such as moisture, protein, dockage, test weight, mycotoxins, germination tests, etc.
  • Analysis of miscellaneous other branch specific laboratory analyses (malt barley variety identification, audits, etc.)
  • Maintaining/monitoring of basic laboratory supplies (gloves, dust masks, filter papers etc.).
  • Cleaning of work areas (dusting, sweeping, etc.).
  • Follow all requirements according to the Canada Grain Act and Canada Grain regulations.
  • Follow CFIA protocol for sampling, CGC standards for sampling, SGS SOPs, any other client specific specs.
  • Issuing initial and final reports related to food, container, industrial, etc. inspections (i.e. Government Inspection Services, GIS).
  • Assist in preparing on-site final analysis reports (i.e. Perform the inspection and complete the inspection report)

  • A minimum of a High School diploma
  • 1 - 3 years of experience in a laboratory or Agricultural setting is an asset
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Candidates must be proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel. PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Extended hours and shift work may be required from time-to-time.
  • Travel to other SGS locations or client location may be required from time to time.
  • Possess and maintains a valid driver's license.
  • Ensures full compliance with the company's Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.

Additional Information

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.