Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Under close supervision, provide direct benchtop services support at customer facilities. Execute routine laboratory support procedures and preparations (e.g. media/buffer prep, solvent/reagent mixtures, filtrations, material weighing, some physical testing, witness senior staff experiments). Maintain lab inventory and labeling (e.g. chemical reagents, glassware, gas cylinder levels).
Verification/maintenance of laboratory equipment (e.g. balances, pH meters, sonicator cleaning, glass washing).

*** Full COVID vaccination is required to work at this site. ***

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receive and unpack packages with samples.
  • Check-in (add to database) of new samples to the departments database.
  • Receive samples sent within database and make sure they are processed properly.
  • Store dry samples in the storage system.
  • Pack dry and liquid samples for shipment.
  • For shipment of samples: create shipping documents, follow defined trade compliance procedures and arrange/create shipment with couriers.
  • Maintain Inventory of lab supplies and materials


QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 years' experience in a laboratory setting and understanding of laboratory equipment
  • Previous experience working in a GMP facility a plus


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills; display a professional can-do attitude
  • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality
  • Must be flexible, motivated, and have the ability to act independently
  • Will need to be able to safely lift up to 50lbs
  • Must exhibit core values and behaviors (Integrity, respect, collaboration, accountability, etc)
  • Will need to be able to work independently
  • Must have the ability to understand, read, and write technical information


ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT
  • The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate wiencounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Typically works in an office, stockroom, or warehousing environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
  • Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problem, while new alternatives may be developed. A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on a routine basis.
  • Some physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that may weigh up to 50lbs.
  • For the good of all employees at this customer location, vaccination against COVID-19 is required


GENERAL BENEFITS OVERVIEW
  • Health care insurance (health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage plans)
  • Spending and savings accounts: Healthcare savings, flexible spending & limited purpose flexible spending
  • A generous amount of paid time off and paid vacations
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid parental leave, 401k, stock purchase options
  • And so much more!


DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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Spring House, Pennsylvania

 

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