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Laboratory Technician (no experience required)

Kelly Services
Dundalk, MD 21222
**Laboratory Technician**


Baltimore, MD


6+ month contract


Schedule: Monday Friday 11am-7pm


We are seeking a Laboratory Technician for our Food and Nutrition Laboratory located in Baltimore, MD. Our ideal candidate will be extremely detailed oriented and highly organized, be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a general understanding of Microbiology concepts with a familiarity with associated laboratory instrumentation. This is a temporary, full-time position offering benefits. The duration of this position is April though through October.


**POSITION OVERVIEW:**


Under the supervision of the Department Manager, Laboratory Technicians, working in an accredited commercial laboratory, ensure customer satisfaction through the timely preparation and analysis of environmental samples, and the accurate recording and reporting of results.


**MAJOR/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:**


Following established SOPs, Technicians and Analysts process and analyze samples, and report data related to the identity, content, purity, and stability of the samples in a manner that meets customer desired turnaround times and ensures the quality and accuracy of the results. Making media, dealing with autoclaving bio-hazard waste and some sample prep.


**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:**


+ Prepare necessary standards, solutions, reagents, media, etc., required for sample analyses

+ Perform equipment and instrumentation set up, and operate basic and specialized laboratory instrumentation

+ Prepare and analyze samples

+ Accurately record observations and data and interpret results

+ Assists in the development and validation of new analytical methods

+ Assists in the development of new laboratory procedures

+ Monitor and address sample backlog issues


Perform peer review of data to ensure accuracy


+ Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records

+ Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, photocopying, reviewing of data, and entering data into computerized LIMS

+ Comply with and promote Personnel, Safety, and Quality Program


**REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:**


+ Basic to advanced understanding of fundamentals of laboratory science and laboratory processes and procedures

+ Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation

+ Ability to work with small vials, test tubes and delicate laboratory equipment

+ Ability to read and apply established protocols and SOPs to daily operations

+ Ability to manage personal work functions in order to keep up with sample hold times, customer turnaround times and workflow


**Education and Experience:**


+ Degree in chemistry, environmental science, or a related field of study is preferred for entry level positions

+ Previous water testing laboratory or production-based experience is a plus but is not required

+ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-06

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