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Quality Laboratory Analyst

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Boron
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Laboratory Analyst

  • Key role in a diverse and global organization
  • Great opportunity to apply science to safeguard and improve the iconic 20 Mule Team brand
  • Permanent Role based in Boron, CA, USAAbout the role We are looking for a Quality Laboratory Analyst to protect the reputation of the 20 Mule Team brand by assuring the quality of the processes and products thereof. To accomplish this goal, our team accurately determines the quality of intermediate products and final products using analytical methods and sound laboratory practices. Our methods are designed to report the physical and chemical characteristics of samples so that plant operations can be maintained to produce a consistently high quality product, and to ensure that customer specifications are satisfied. The Quality Laboratory team vigilantly maintains the high standard and historic reputation of the 20 Mule Team brand and the broader Rio Tinto group of companies.Reporting to the Quality Laboratory Supervisor, you will:
    • Safely perform physical and chemical testing of samples according to established methods with good laboratory practices and within an established time frame.
    • Inspection, calibration, and verification of analytical instrumentation, equipment and work areas for proper function and safety.
    • Record and report the accurate data collected and communicate issues that may arise.About you To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
      • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or related discipline
      • Strong competency in chemistry and mathematics
      • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)It will be beneficial if you have:
        • Strong knowledge in SharePoint, LIMS, SAP, etc
        • Experience with analytical instruments including: IC, ICP-OES, and UV-VISWhat we offerWe are committed to providing our employees with what they deserved. Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking, your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress, we provide:
          • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
          • Access to top tier family-friendly health programs including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life insurance coverage and various voluntary benefits.
          • A 5% of base pay Company contribution to save for your retirement needs.
          • 401(k) matching program (company matched .35 per dollar up to 5% of your base pay)
          • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program, which allows you to purchase Rio Tinto stock in the form of ADRs and includes matching Company shares.
          • Comprehensive leave policies which cover all moments that matter in life (vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid bereavement leave).
          • Regional and national discounts program for a multitude of leisure purposes and products
          • Ongoing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family; to help in addressing educational opportunities, addiction treatment, depression, stress, domestic issues, financial management, and legal concerns.
          • Virgin Pulse Wellbeing Program with incentives to help with physical fitness, nutrition, sleep habits, stress management, and more.About Rio TintoEvery idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
            a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium - the world's first to be certified "responsible" - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
            Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.Where you will be workingRio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We supply approximately 25% of the world's demand for refined borates, minerals essential to life and modern living. We seek to create mutual value by working closely with our investment partners and host communities. Our 20 Mule Team Borax brand pays tribute to our first borates mining operation in Death Valley in 1872.Every Voice MattersWe are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VRio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Bakersfield , Quality Laboratory Analyst, Healthcare , Boron, California

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