Requirements (General): Candidate should be team oriented, organized, possess good listening skills, and able to work independently with self-motivation and direction. Attendance and punctuality are a must. Must be willing to work any shift and be flexible to overtime as needed.
Requirements (Technical): Candidate should be familiar with operating standard lab equipment (i.e., pH meter, balances and spectrophotometer). Prior experience with advanced analytical techniques (GC, HPLC) is ideal but not mandatory. Working knowledge of cGMP, FDA, and other regulatory requirements helpful. Familiarity with current commercial software applications (Excel, Word) is helpful Position requires the ability to lift 40 pounds and be on your feet for extended periods of time.
Working Conditions: Majority of work is performed in the lab and on the production floor with extended periods of standing. Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, wetness, heights, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.
Equipment Used: Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and hearing protection. Common laboratory equipment, including but not limited to, electronic balances, colorimeters, torque testers, autoclaves, fume hoods, pH meters, autotitrators, spectrophotometers, distillation equipment, density meters, turbidimeters, refractometers, water baths, calcium meters, stirrers, centrifuges, ovens, vacuum pumps, timers, micro colony counters, BacT/Alert equipment, ATP swabbing equipment, and incubators. In addition, personal computers with associated software and common office equipment are used
Minimum Qualifications include: College degree in a related Science field such as Chemistry or Biology with a minimum of 2 years wet chemistry experience preferred or equivelant experience. Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software applications. Familiarity with Windows based programs. Ability to perform basic laboratory skills in a safe manner. Familiarity with basic lab equipment and glassware. Ability to understand, record and communicate technical data. Ability to work independently or in a group with minimal supervision. Ability to detect color changes in chemical testing. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Ability to work 12 hour shifts or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required. Must be certified on the training plan for this position within six months of start date.