Traffic Associate - Courier Driver / Sampler

We are looking for an accomplished and driven Traffic Associate (Courier/Sampler) to join our growing team! The Traffic Associate (Courier/Sampler) performs duties such as: picking up samples from clients as well as payment from COD clients, collecting client samples following established and well-defined protocols, performing preassigned collection duties, and purchasing products from food stores for analytical purposes. The Traffic Associate (Courier/Sampler) may also deliver requested products to clients.

Certified Group will be holding a Hiring Open House on Monday, November 1st and Tuesday, November 2nd. Please join us to learn more about our exciting positions and to interview with our Hiring Managers. Walk-ins are welcome, come join us at our Buena Park, CA laboratory!

Monday, November 1st, from 9:30am to 5:30pm

Tuesday, November 2nd, from 9:30am to 5:30pm

6460 Dale Street

Buena Park, CA 90621

**Masks are required to enter the building**

**Please bring a copy of your resume**

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  • Pick-up samples from clients, using proper sanitation and sample storage as described in Certified Laboratories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Follow established and well-defined protocols to collect samples of food from client’s establishments; manufacturers, processors, packers, re-packers, shippers, importers, and similar vendors.
  • Complete all sample Collection Reports accurately and fully; including sample number, collection date, photos, identifying information.
  • Complete all other required paperwork including sample log pick-up.
  • Transport all samples to labs according to established transport procedures while maintaining samples at proper temperatures.
  • Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Maintain vehicle and all other property of Certified Laboratories assigned to the driver.
  • Maintain and track all petty cash monies and receipts.
  • Interact with clients in a professional manner with a professional appearance.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Pick-up samples from clients in a timely and safe manner. Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Verify the contents of samples received from client with transmittal form and/or collection report.
  • Load and unload from automobiles.
  • Maintain records, such as Driver’s vehicle logs, records of samples, vehicle maintenance, petty cash and COD payments.
  • Complete assigned FDA Collections and Photo Report for samples collected from warehouses/freezers.
  • Legibly complete and submit daily Driver’s vehicle logs and transmittals/collection report to the Sample Receiving at the end of shift.
  • Communicate with Traffic Manager, report delays, accidents or other traffic/transportation issues throughout the day.
  • Inspect and maintain assigned vehicle and all other assigned property of Certified Laboratories. Report any and all problems with vehicle or assigned equipment to Traffic Manager. Using appropriate cleaning materials to clean and sterilize all sampling instruments and coolers.
  • Maintain uniforms and appearance when picking up samples from a client.
  • Maintain a clean driving record.

We value our employees as they are the key to our success. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary with an extensive benefits package. We work to maintain a progressive and collaborative work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long-term career.

Certified Group is one of the largest and independent laboratories in the nation and is located in California, Illinois, New York, Virginia, and Texas. Each of our laboratories has its own area of expertise and is acknowledged as a leader in the field of food, cosmetics, and nutraceuticals safety and analysis.

Certified Group values diversity in its workforce. The company is firmly committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and will administer its policies in a manner that treats each employee and applicant for employment on the basis of merit. Certified Group will take affirmative action to seek out qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Buena Park, CA 90621, US
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