Element Materials Technology

Sample Receptionist

Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga


Element has an opportunity for a Sample Receptionist. Under the general supervision of the department manager, this position is responsible for the receipt and log in of samples for laboratory analysis at our Life Sciences location on Speakman Drive in Mississauga, Ontario.  This role may overlap with other duties as required.



  • Receiving client samples and logging them into the LIMS database.
  • Follow up with clients to resolve any issues or inconsistencies between samples and paperwork received from clients.
  • Logging samples out of the database and designating them for disposal at the appropriate time after completion of analysis.
  • Other duties assigned
  • Work with the Administration Assistants in logging completed job files into excel and storage of those files

  • Release jobs logged into LIMS by any other sample receptionist when necessary

Skills / Qualifications

  • Excellent command of the English language (speaking, reading and writing).
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a laboratory environment..
  • Substantial interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Self-confident and self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Ability to process requests in a timely manner and be flexible and responsive to client needs.
  • General understanding of the TDG act and WHMIS
  • Demonstrated commitment to accuracy in records keeping
  • Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks
  • Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. often and >50 lbs. on occasion

  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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