Laboratory Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 11 Sep 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician for Molecular Biology with a pharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines, and SOPs using appropriate laboratory techniques for the lab group assigned to.
  • Performs laboratory support functions (e.g. inventory management and equipment calibration) to help ensure lab is operational; contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals and objectives.
  • Adheres to and understands the importance of Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures, including Good Documentation Practices.
  • Attend daily lab meeting on a regular basis and escalate issues/concerns at that forum to the supervisor for further investigation.
  • Performs revisions to existing documents (e.g. test methods and SOPs).
  • Supports departmental initiatives to introduce automated solutions and optimized assays.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze results according to specifications listed in test methods and ability to distinguish when criteria is not met.
  • Cross-training opportunities provided to train junior members of the team.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of industry experience with molecular biology techniques including qPCR and DNA/RNA Extraction.
  • Bachelors' degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry or related Science major including lab courses involving work with nucleic acids.
  • Experience in aseptic processing techniques a plus.
  • Experience in a GMP Environment a plus

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.