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Lab Assistant

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Hiring Organization GIA India Laboratory Private Limited
Post Name Lab Assistant
Qualification Typically require High School Diploma.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary 15000/- To 18000/- Per Month 
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 400098
Perform any of the following or other duties as assigned to meet quality and production goals

Lab Weights & Measures

Measure stone weight and other required data; prepare each stone for subsequent processes in accordance with procedures and requirements using relevant data

  • Perform in weigh and operating cleaning station
  • Perform screening, label printing, and/or measure ultraviolet fluorescence
  • Prepare to cast stones

Lab Inscription

Perform the requested Inscription Service per required procedures and requirements

  • Operate inscription device
  • Perform inscription support activities if assigned (e.g. inking, cleaning, sending/receiving, verifying inscription, etc.)

Lab Inventory Control

Facilitate and distribute stones among assigned lab production functions as instructed
Store stones for the next process step in the system and physical location appropriately; facilitate easy retrieval through efficient storage in accordance with required processes

  • File/Pull from the Wall, distribute stones to organize workflow
  • Perform Mini-IC Opening and Closing processes if applicable

Lab Report Services

Prepare Reports for clients after requested services have been completed (e.g. folding, enclosing reports in sleeves, proofreading, etc.). Checking printing errors & overall quality of lamination and cutting.

Ensure stones/diamonds are sent & received in a timely manner. File & pull stones for the next process step. Match reports to stones pulled from the shelf of stones. Make stones ready for return.

Lab Transport

  • Receive incoming stone shipments from clients if applicable
  • Prepare stones for shipment/delivery after service completion
  • Perform item intake process (courier shipments) if applicable
  • Receive, sort, and organize stones in accordance with the procedures if applicable
    Perform outweigh and box/packstones in preparation for delivery to clients

Lab Export

  • Receive Stones from Weights & Measures/ Inventory Control.
  • De-casting of stones.
  • Scan the stones in the spectrum and generate inter-site.
  • Counting and packing of stones for export.
  • Filing of documents.


  • Typically require High School Diploma.
  • No previous experience required

Description of Success Factors:

  • Basic knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to learn and understand GIA proprietary systems (Spectrum, Searchlight, etc.)
  • Ability to learn and understand key GIA people and their roles in production functions
  • Ability to learn, understand and follow functional department Standard Operating Procedures
  • Familiarity with Lab production workflows
  • Basic understanding of GIA policies and procedures
  • Basic problem-solving skills: Understand when there is a problem and escalate as required; follow procedures to solve routine and often repetitive issues.
  • Sound communication skills in reading, writing, and speaking clearly and the ability to read and comprehend English (Spectrum, training in English)
  • Ability to communicate professionally (communicate respectfully, listen, articulate/explain issues, use a professional tone, know when to email vs call, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented / Ability to focus and complete tasks assigned in a timely manner
  • Ability to learn and use production equipment to perform the job assigned (tweezers, scales, stone-holder, microscope, etc.) and basic office equipment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Interpersonal skills: Ability to create positive interactions with colleagues; actively communicate with others in a timely & professional manner; maintain good working relationships with others and peers

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