Laboratory Technician III, Cell Biology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 16 Dec 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician III of Cell Biology for a global biopharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA. Successful candidate will perform assays according to testing records and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Completes test methods and other required documentation and performs laboratory maintenance duties according to GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and 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 our 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 equipment logs and initiate Change Controls.
  • Collaborate with other departments on projects
  • Peer review of test methods
  • Evaluate and amend SOPs
  • Have knowledge of regulatory guidance's and comprehension of the assays
  • Maintain, passaging and seeding cells
  • Train on departmental assays such as in vitro, detection, retroviral, RCA assays
  • Execute more complicated assays such as titrations, RCL, PCR, ELISAs, rcAAV
  • Initiate and write nonconformance and laboratory investigations
  • Participate in R&D projects and assay validations
  • Perform testing in BSL2+ laboratory
  • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience or equivalent
  • Bachelors' degree in Biological Sciences or other Science related field or equivalent experience
  • Previous Laboratory experience with emphasis on cell biology and/or virology.
  • PCR and ELISA experience is desired
  • 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
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to Lift 20 lbs routinely
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Clarity of Vision
  • 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 Mike Raletz at (+1) 267-428-7770 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.