SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in solving problems and making routine recommendations. Normally receives little instruction on routine work and general instructions on new assignments.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
To provide basic testing of raw materials or finished product and inspection testing of components to be used in the Biologics Testing or Cell Banking departments.
To ensure basic tasks are completed and provide support to the lab when required
To provide environmental monitoring of classified areas in compliance with applicable procedures
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Works in Microbiology and Cell Culture environments.
Interacts with all levels within the laboratory; interacts with other areas of the company on a limited basis
Perform basic test assays on raw materials, finished products, or components
Perform limited complex assays on raw materials or finished products
Provide basic lab support as necessary including but not limited to preparation of reagents and ordering stock materials and chemicals
Perform data entry of QC test data
Follow and adhere to cGLP’s, cGMP’s, SOP’s and all safety regulations as they apply to the laboratory and work areas
Proper documentation is required on a daily basis
May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned
High School diploma
Associates degree or higher in a natural science discipline preferred
Knowledge and experience in chemistry, microbiology, biology, cell culture desired.
0-2 years relevant experience in natural science or related field
Knowledge of computers and use of computers in a laboratory setting is desired
Proven ability, through work or non-work experiences, to consistently and accurately follow detailed instructions is necessary
Knowledge and Skills:
Requires functional knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and techniques
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently is required
Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position
Initiative, organizational skills, and computer skills are extremely valuable to ensure effective laboratory operations
ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEEDS
Works in a laboratory environment
Required to lift up to 25 pounds
May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties
Must be able to work safely with chemicals, biologics, and hazardous materials
Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.