Sample Prep Branch Supervisor

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Date: Jun 23, 2024

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, US

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 minds, Bureau Veritas Canada might be the place for you!



Here are our Core Values:






Ambitious & Humble


Open & Inclusive




If these values resonate with you, Bureau Veritas is looking for a


Job Title: Sample Preparation Branch Supervisor

Reports to: Branch Manager

Location: Fairbanks, AK






Reporting to the CTD-Branch Manager-Fairbanks, the Sample Preparation Branch Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Sample Preparation team for the branch and coordinating the processing of customer samples by following established standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safe practices.

Work conditions and physical demands: dusty and noisy work environment involving medium to heavy lifting (must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs for 10 feet) and repetitive tasks. There may be some exposure to flammable material and moving mechanical parts.



- Comply with the OHS Act and Regulations, BV Group Policy and Procedures, Upstream Minerals Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the Sample Preparation Supervisor Branch position.

- Act in a safe and professional manner and wear appropriate attire including the required personal protective equipment (PPE).

- Carry out sample receiving, login and preparation procedures in accordance with documented SOPs and other work instructions.

- Ensure proper functioning of Sample Preparation Branch operations by:


O Monitoring work flow and coordinating on basis of sample age and priority status

o Monitoring staffing levels and coordinating staff to meet sample volumes

o Training and orienting new staff to the Sample Preparation (including Receiving) procedures

o Overseeing staff and ensuring that Sample Preparation (including Receiving) procedures and other work instructions are followed

o Ensuring current QA/QC protocols are being followed

o Monitoring QC performance of equipment such as: dryers, ovens, crushers, pulverizers, balances etc.

o Maintaining an adequate inventory of consumables

o Practicing good housekeeping.

- Communicate general site issues to the CTD-Branch Manager-Fairbanks as appropriate.

- Report any deviation(s) from documented procedures to the CTD-Branch Manager-Fairbanks.

- Report any unsafe condition(s) observed in the facility to the CTD-Branch Manager-Fairbanks.

- Report any non-conforming work, customer samples or test data to the CTD-Branch Manager-Fairbanks.

- Submit to testing for silica exposure as required.

- Perform other duties as assigned by management.



Skills and Knowledge:

• Post-Secondary school education or equivalent experience

• Accurately follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and instructions

• Detail oriented with accurate record keeping skills.

• Good time-management, communication, multi-tasking and priority setting skills.

• Strong computer skills

• Positive outlook with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Adapt to a changing environment

• Work both independently and as part of a team

• Must be able to learn quickly


At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring our employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits.


Here is a breakdown of what we provide:


Hourly Rate: $25-$27

Pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location.


Our Health and Welfare Benefits are designed to meet your needs, eligible on your first day of employment:


Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

Company-matched Retirement plan

Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

Life Insurance and AD&D coverage

Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Optional life and pet insurance

EAP and Total Wellbeing Lifestyle Programs

Tuition Assistance and/or Professional Development

Employee Discounts


This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws.


Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities.

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