Laboratory Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 25 Nov 2020
SC.DS.34369

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts basic and next-level Analytical assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Performs assays using appropriate laboratory techniques
  • Accurately completes Test Methods and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs, with low error rate.
  • Follows all general and laboratory SOPs
  • Performs Research & Development activities with supervision. Maintains a laboratory notebook for R&D activities as required
  • Reports observations of ongoing tests to Technical Reviewer, Supervisor and/or Department Manager
  • Communicates with supervisor and other colleagues re: daily lab activities
  • Prepares reagents and completes reagent batch records
  • Checks reagents for expired chemicals and disposes of any expired reagents
  • Performs laboratory maintenance (i.e. decontaminates and disposes of medical and other waste as appropriate, maintains laboratory supply inventories, keeps work surfaces clean and neat) and keeps records of maintenance according to guidelines and SOPs
  • Performs routine equipment monitoring and cleaning (i.e. centrifuges, biosafety and chemical hoods, refrigerators, incubators and freezers) and keeps records according to guidelines and SOPs
  • Orders reagents and consumables as required and uses commodity specification procedure as assigned
  • Completes all requisite training (i.e. Bloodborne Pathogen, Quality Assurance, safety, etc.)
  • Contributes to the preparation of investigations and deviations as needed and with supervision
  • Demonstrates proficiency in scientific theory and applies scientific rigor in the laboratory
  • Performs daily work activities with minimal supervision
  • Communicates inventory needs to Materials Management personnel and contacts suppliers for technical information as needed.
  • May be required to work Holidays and weekends
  • May be required to work Overtime
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree with major in Biological Sciences or other science-related major
  • 1-2 years of industry experience with analytical assays, ELISA, and/or HPLC
  • GMP experience preferred
  • Technical and Scientific knowledge of protein-based assays (i.e. ELISA, electrophoresis, etc).
  • Ability to use proficiently basic laboratory equipment, such as, but not limited to, centrifuges, plate readers, micropipettes, biological safety cabinets, etc.
  • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and demonstrated instructions.
  • Ability to clearly express and exchange ideas by means of verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and exhibit effective interpersonal skills.

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.

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