Laboratory Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Bioprocessing
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 13 Aug 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician in Mammalian Cell Culture with a pharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs cell culture and cell-biology based assays according to 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).
  • Under direct supervision, completes batch records and other required documentation and performs laboratory maintenance duties according to GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Conducts cell culture assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Perform cell culture of in-house cell lines and test articles from outside clients.
  • Accurately completes test methods and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Maintains laboratory notebook (when required) and follows all general and laboratory SOPs.
  • Performs assays using appropriate laboratory techniques for lab group assigned to.
  • Reports observations of ongoing tests to Technical Reviewer or Laboratory Manager.
  • Communicates with supervisor and other colleagues pertaining to daily lab activities.
  • Prepares reagents and completes reagent batch records.
  • Checks reagents for expired chemicals and disposes of any expired reagents.
  • Keeps records according to guidelines and SOPs.
  • Prepares samples to be subcontracted.
  • Orders reagents and consumables as required and uses commodity specification procedure as assigned.
  • Provides operational support for Cell Biology activities including (Ex. media/buffer preparation, cleaning activities, and equipment/materials staging/ Aseptic Technique).
  • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors' degree in Biological Science or other science related field, 0-1 year of relevant experience.
  • Proficient with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique.
  • Proficient with micropipettes and analytical balances.
  • Ability to manually count cells (i.e. hemacytometer)
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills.
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Dominic Santoro at 215-531-5280.

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.