Coop Student (Burnaby)

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Date: Mar 2, 2023

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Company: Bureau Veritas

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Bureau Veritas Laboratories might be the place for you!


Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry. 


Bureau Veritas is looking for a

Coop Student - Sample Reception

4606 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G 1K5

8 Months (May-December 2023)


The Coop Student - Sample Reception is responsible for Sample receipt, preparation of supplies and shipping related duties for all clients in support of the Sample Logistics Team.  This position also includes various laboratory and administrative functions.


As a Coop Student, your responsibilities related are:

  • Greet all clients in a friendly, positive manner
  • Receive all client samples
  • Unpack samples and organize them according to analytical requirements
  • Sort, distribute, filter and preserve samples
  • Ensure client samples are entered into LIMS and approved in a timely manner according to sample holding time, test code, due date, and/or received date
  • Ensure all samples are redirected as required
  • Ensure supply inventories are maintained
  • Prepare bottle orders requests and coordinate delivery of bottle orders when needed
  • Label and/or dispense acid in bottles, when necessary, as per safety standards
  • Check the accuracy of bottles sorted to the bottle order
  • All other responsibilities as assigned


You are an ideal Coop Student- Sample Reception if you are:

  • Currently enrolled in a co-op program that has relevance to the industry
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • Ability to work independently as well as engage others when required in escalation of concerns to meet the client needs or to best manage client disappointments
  • Energetic and keen with a positive attitude who thrives in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking, prioritizing and adapting to changes are required


Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.


When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work.  Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success.  Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs.


Our purpose: shaping a world of trust.


Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility … This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society. 


Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.


We respect our people and believe in our talents. 


We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.


We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development. 


Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.


Bureau Veritas Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required.  Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.


Shaping a World of Trust