Laboratory Tech II
Watson Pharmaceuticals - Salt Lake City, UT

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Under general supervision, performs a full range of testing of raw materials, components and finished product, prepares standard and sample solutions, and maintains appropriate sample testing documentation. • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws. • Performs sampling and testing in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMPs). • Performs USP testing and/or environmental monitoring of controlled production areas.

  • Conducts routine analysis of raw materials, using such techniques as UV/IR, TLC and automatic titration. • Disposes waste according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and transfer of gas cylinders as instructed by supervisor/manager. • Prepares standard and sample solutions for HPLC and assists in performing HPLC testing. • Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOP’s and cGLP’s.
  • May receive and controls laboratory samples. • May receive laboratory supplies and chemicals and maintain inventory control. • Complies with all cGLP/GMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOP’s and Company policies. • Complies with good housekeeping and safety practices; washes glassware and ensures cleanliness of testing equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains volumetric tests and solutions. • Collects samples of and test plant pure air systems, writes and issues routine exceeded alert/action notification and prepares and tests routine biological indicators. • Performs sampling and testing for environmental monitoring. Writes and issues routine exceeded alert/action notification.
  • Prepares and tracks purchase orders for lab supplies. • Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications A minimum of one (1) year of laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical industry, or two or more years of work experience as a Laboratory Technician I; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Education Associates degree in chemistry from an accredited college or university.

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