29 days old

Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Anniston, AL 36204
**Are you looking to jump start a career in Science?**

Kelly Scientific is currently seeking a **Lab Technician** for a temp-to-perm role in **Anniston, AL.** The lab technician will participate in working directly with all vaccine production activities and will assist in processes using lab equipment such as autoclaves, microscopes, roller bottle apparatus, filtration and filling equipment, as well as participate in preparation of sterile and non-sterile media and reagents for cell culture and antigen production.

**Rate of Pay: $14/hr**

+ All candidates MUST be able to lift 50lb bags of chemicals.

+ Required to go in once every 2-3 weeks to perform evening autoclave loading

+ MUST be a team player and willing to help in other departments that need assistance

+ Must be willing to obtain and maintain certification for forklift operation

**Responsibilities and Key Duties:**

+ This position will ensure task and supporting documentation is completed accurately and concurrently; as well as entering appropriate data into database.

+ Oversee and plan the preparation of sterile glassware, stainless steel equipment and other laboratory materials.

+ Assist, when needed, in the production of sterile diluents, shipping and receiving, and the operation of all autoclaves.

+ Perform cell line passage processes

+ Perform inoculation and harvesting of virus cultures

+ Set up and disassemble process equipment, including cleaning, wrapping and sterilizing

+ Perform proper inoculation/harvest techniques to prevent minimal losses, process maximum yields and eliminate contamination. Includes cell counting and microscopic examination.

+ Operate general production equipment, including autoclaves, incubators, pumps, scales and pH meters.

+ Become familiar with the operation and maintenance of production autoclaves

+ Weigh out production chemicals for diluents

+ Prepare sterile and non-sterile solutions for use in CAV processes

+ Perform daily, weekly and monthly cleaning and sanitation of the laboratories

+ Assist, when needed, in production, packing and shipping diluents and vaccines

+ Complete data collection, including entry

**Technical / Functional Competencies:**

+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

+ Good self-discipline and attention to detail

+ Must follow proper documentation procedures

+ Mathematical aptitude and computer skills

+ Ability to work both independently, with minimum supervision

+ Must possess planning and time-management skills; interpersonal and organizational skills


+ Education High school diploma or equivalent

+ Bachelors or Associates degree in Science related field preferred

+ Experience in a biological laboratory or equivalent helpful but not required

**Physical Requirements:**

Able to read, write legibly and communicate in English

Frequent squatting, bending and twisting

Frequent standing for extended periods

Lifting up to 50 pounds

Frequent repetition of wrist and shoulder rotations

Dexterity: frequent fine motor movements

Visual inspection and interpretation of microscopic and color standards

**Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-26

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