Cabot Corporation

  • Technician Laboratory/QC

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    CA-MB-Lac du Bonnet
  • Position Summary

    The Laboratory Analyst will be responsible for all routine operations of the Assay Lab as well as any sample preparation and analytical analyses of samples under minimal supervision. The samples may include routine Chemical Plant samples, Underground Ore samples, and non-routine R&D samples. The Analyst will be responsible for ensuring that all analytical instrumentation is properly calibrated, maintained, and all required logs are completed.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Provide analytical support to the Chemical Plant and Underground Operations
    • Maintain instrument service logs, including: calibration records, troubleshooting, repairs, miscellaneous maintenance activities, service calls to vendors
    • Assist the Laboratory Manager with: maintaining stock of consumables, establishing work schedules, updating and implementing standard operating procedures, performing audits
    • Provide backup to the Laboratory Manager when absent from site
    • Assist with the establishment and development of laboratory procedures
    • Provide relief support to other Lab Analysts or Technicians during absences
    • Strive for continuous improvement of analytical methods (i.e. method development)
    • Provide backup for collecting regulatory water quality samples
    • Perform any other duties related to the functions of the Assay Laboratory, such as analyzing R&D samples, when required


    • Complete understanding of analytical requirements of the Chemical Plant
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the maintenance requirements of all analytical instruments, as well as instrument software
    • Understanding of Assay Lab analytical procedures
    • Encourage and maintain a safe working environment
    • Must have strong organizational, time management and communication skills
    • Ability to multitask without making errors and perform basic math/chemistry calculations
    • Post-secondary degree in chemistry. Related disciplines will be considered.
    • Experience working in a Laboratory environment is an asset

    About Cabot

    Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.


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