Lab Technician II, Virology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posting date: 29 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician II of Virology for a leading global pharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA. Successful candidate will be required to perform assays according to testing records and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cell cultures in accordance to SOPs and testing records.
  • Conduct assays and lab procedures as outlined in testing record and regulatory guidelines.
  • Accurately complete testing records and other required documentation according to client's Good Documentation Practices.
  • Perform assays using appropriate laboratory techniques.
  • Report observations of ongoing tests to Technical Reviewer or Laboratory Manager.
  • Communicate with supervisor and other colleague's daily lab activities.
  • Prepare reagents and re-stock labs with supplies.
  • Maintain equipment's cleaning logs.
  • Aid in the training of new employees.
  • Maintain, passaging and seeding cells.
  • Train on departmental assays such as in vitro, detection, and retroviral assays.
  • Initiate and write nonconformances.
  • Participate in R&D projects and assay validations.
  • Perform testing in BSL2+ laboratory.
  • Work on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Normally receive minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
  • Work under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
  • Work in a team environment and independently as required.
  • Contribute to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience or equivalent.
  • BS or MS in Biological Sciences or science related field or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with Biohazards /various Chemicals.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE.
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels.
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to Lift 20 lbs routinely.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Amanda Rivera at (+1) 267-435-8555 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.