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Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
**Laboratory Technician**

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Contract Opportunity Start ASAP to 3/31/2021

Monday-Friday, 7AM-3:30PM

**Job Description** : The laboratory technician prepares and weighs samples for testing and analysis. May setup and conduct tests, assays, and other protocols under the direction of a laboratory services manager, researcher, or scientist. Follow Standard Operating Procedures SOPs and Good Laboratory Practices GLPs. Ensure all laboratory equipment and work areas are clean, sterile, and in proper working order. May be responsible for calibration of instruments and involved in media prep.


+ Completes routine laboratory procedures such as but not limited to preparation of solvents, buffers, resins, reagent solutions, media prep, mixing of chemicals, etc.

+ Prepares samples for analysis including blanks and standards; data entry of sample log and preparation of sample submission tables.

+ Reports timely and accurate test results according to laboratory policies and procedures.

+ Routine maintenance of lab instruments and troubleshooting.

+ Small scale purification post-processing including filling racks, combining fractions, dry down, weighing, checking fractions, and obtaining final LCMS.

+ Requires operation of balance, speed vac, sonicator, Open Access LCMS.

+ Stores chemicals properly, disposes of chemical waste, adheres to safety procedures, and participates in safety programs.

+ Manages inventory, maintains, processes, and orders laboratory supplies including glassware, and chemicals for biotech/pharmaceutical processes.

+ Updates temptale logbook.

+ Maintains files, tracks orders, and processes shipping requests.

+ Tracks and documents chemical usage and inventory.

+ Glass wash and restocking, chemical repacking, cylinder delivery and pickup, managing dry ice and liquid nitrogen dispensing, and waste disposal.

+ Maintains clean room to prevent contamination and integrity of production.

+ Operates laboratory equipment and instruments.

+ Calibrate balances and pH meters. Clean and prepare dissolution baths and sonicators.

+ Conduct hardness tests, appearance tests, Karl Fischer tests and disintegration tests.

+ Label samples and set up trays for studies.

+ Inventory and label reference standards.

+ Inspect laboratory safety stations.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ High school diploma or GED required; associates degree preferred

+ 1-2 years experience in a laboratory setting and understanding of laboratory equipment

+ Spill containment training, IATA, DOT, IMDF, and OSHA Right to Know a plus

**Successful candidates possess the following knowledge/skills/abilities:**

+ Conform to all customer requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, security clearances, and medical check ups

+ Requires knowledge in using various instruments to prepare for and perform tests

+ Strong communication skills

+ Excellent customer service skills; display a professional can-do attitude

+ Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality

+ Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures

+ Must be flexible, forward-thinking, motivated, and can act independently

+ Has a reliable form of transportation to report on-site every day

+ Must be able to lift up to a 25lbs minimum

+ Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel

+ Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

+ Knowledge of company products and services

+ Problem-solving Skills

**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: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-14

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