Laboratory Assistant

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 14 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Assistant for a pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will provide operational support to the Research and Early Development labs, encompassing both chemistry and biology expertise areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily inventories and ensure laboratory supplies are ordered, restocked, and available as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with end users, providing daily updates on the availability of laboratory consumables and status of equipment repairs.
  • Coordinate laboratory equipment repairs with internal and external resources; perform routine maintenance on basic equipment.
  • Assist laboratory end users during scheduled lab and cold storage clean-outs and ensure basic housekeeping and organization in the lab spaces.
  • Identify inefficiencies or opportunities for process improvement in the lab environment.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by identifying, reporting, and eliminating potential workplace hazards.
  • In partnership with EHS, perform routine lab safety inspections and walkthroughs, and participate in monthly safety committees.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS in a scientific discipline or High School degree with 2-5 years of experience in a research laboratory environment.
  • Experience with procurement systems, especially purchase order requisitions and various catalog formats.
  • Experience with Department of Transportation and hazardous material shipping regulations preferred.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office; experience with asset management systems and other web-based software platforms a plus.
  • Position requires excellent time management and organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs required.

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 Zachary Hines at (+1) 215-531-6914 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.