The Laboratory Analyst is responsible for testing a variety of drinking water treatment units and chemicals in the Product Testing Lab. This position is also responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of tests related to WQA projects.
Performs a variety of routine lab testing, such as performance testing, structural integrity testing, and materials safety testing
Conducts standard sample analyses against various industry standards, such as NSF/ANSI, CSA, WQA, etc.
Correctly assembles, installs, and breaks down various water treatment test units
Documents and records all test procedures and sample results
Creates reports related to testing and sample results and ensures the information is provided to project managers, external clients, and various WQA Certification staff in an accurate and timely manner
Interacts with clients to create custom testing protocols
Writes and revises WQA Lab standard operating procedures and standard test methods
Test bench and instrument maintenance, calibration, and preparation of all equipment necessary for testing
Assists in training new Analysts and Technicians in standard operating procedures, standard test methods, and sample analyses
Drafts and prepares Corrective Action Reports (CARs) related to process improvement
Continuously meets all WQA ongoing training and education requirements as determined by the WQA Laboratory Senior Manager, including CWS/MWS and CI status
Has a thorough understanding of the Laboratory Quality Assurance Plan (LQAP)
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related Science required
1-3 years experience in a lab environment, preferred
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit association for the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA represents more than 2,500 member companies around the globe and proudly serves as an educator of water treatment professionals, certifier of water treatment products, public information resource, and voice of the water quality improvement industry. We’re continuously seeking top talent to join our team to enhance our dynamic organization further. We offer attractive employee benefits, a flexible work environment, new and challenging opportunities for career growth, and ongoing professional development. We encourage you to explore career possibilities at Water Quality Association.