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Randstad Operations Support I in North Chicago, Illinois

Operations Support I

job details:

  • location:North Chicago, IL

  • salary:$12.50 - $15.99 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:34689

job description

Operations Support I

job summary:

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location: North Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $12.50 - 15.99 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: High School


  • The primary function of this position is to provide technical and administrative support to the EHS Laboratory Services group within the Company EHS organization.

  • This position interacts with EHS lab personnel and customers, shipping and delivery personnel, purchasing and accounts payable, records management, and external subcontract laboratories.

  • Performs basic laboratory upkeep and maintenance duties, sample receipt and login, gravimetric sample analysis, ordering supplies, maintenance of records, and documentation upkeep.

  • Receive and log in samples.

  • Examine incoming samples for appropriate collection, storage and shipping.

  • Resolve inconsistencies with sample identification or other problems related to chain of custody.

  • Ensure appropriate laboratory storage of received samples.

  • Utilize Global IHDA to electronically input, receive, and log in samples for analysis.

  • Prepare and route sample documentation to appropriate analyst or subcontract lab as appropriate.

  • Prepare sampling media and distribute to lab customers.

  • Assemble media corresponding to cassette catalog number.

  • Determine and maintain tare weights for gravimetric sampling media.

  • Perform domestic and international shipping of sampling supplies (media and equipment) to customers.

  • Perform basic laboratory operations.

  • Perform gravimetric sample analysis, maintaining proficient status for this field of testing.

  • Perform laboratory maintenance and upkeep activities including: sampling media inventory, sampling equipment for loan program, periodic lab safety checks, and washing laboratory glassware.

  • Participate in the labs Quality Assurance Program.

  • Maintain training on applicable quality system documentation.

  • Conduct responsibilities in accordance with the labs standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Update quality system documents within scope of responsibilities.

  • Perform administrative activities including:

  • paying invoices from blanket purchase orders for service suppliers, maintaining and ordering office supplies, and coordinating records archival and retrieval.


  • High school diploma or equivalent + 3-5 years relevant experience.

  • Basic to intermediate proficiency in PC software including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to populate and navigate through job designated software, including Global IHDA for field and lab generated sample data entry, CSR or equivalent shipping request system, supply procurement systems (StaplesAdvantage, Symphony, etc.), and various courier shipment tracking systems such as FedEx, DHL, etc.

skills: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-Powerpoint, Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

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