Sample Preparation Supervisor -Graveyard Shift 10pm-6:30am

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Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Fairbanks 

State: Alaska


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:
    • Monitoring work flow and coordinating on basis of sample age and priority status
    • Monitoring staffing levels and coordinating staff to meet sample volumes
    • Training and orienting new staff to the Sample Preparation (including Receiving) procedures
    • Overseeing staff and ensuring that Sample Preparation (including Receiving) procedures and other work instructions are followed
    • Ensuring current QA/QC protocols are being followed
    • Monitoring QC performance of equipment such as: dryers, ovens, crushers, pulverizers, balances etc.
    • Maintaining an adequate inventory of consumables
    • 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.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent experience

Computer Skills: Literacy in MS Office suite


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