22 days old

Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
**How will you make an impact**

This position is responsible for the production of various columns and related consumables and works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Under general supervision, reads bills of material, discrete jobs and production procedures then performs assembly, packing, equilibration; testing using various ion chromatography equipment, and embalming of columns and related consumables. This colleague follows written and verbal instructions using common laboratory equipment when performing the following duties.

**What you will do.**

+ Column Production Lab work

+ Column testing

+ HPLC Column Packing

+ Computer data entry

+ Column Box assembly

+ Column Labeling and Boxing

+ Recordkeeping & maintains appropriate schedule and records

+ May perform or assist in instrument and equipment maintenance and qualification.

+ Solvent Disposal

+ Solvent Restocking

+ Supply ordering/with supervisor/purchasing

+ Directed experiments

+ Documents detailed and accurate records (computer and notebook)

+ Completes all assigned training

+ Reads, understands, and follows methods, SOPs, work instructions, safety requirements, regulatory guidelines, and company policies.

+ Always maintains laboratory cleanliness to minimize the risk to health and contamination of equipment.

+ Continues to acquire and develop the vital skills and knowledge to ensure continuing personal growth to meet the needs of the job and the success of the business.

+ Encourages mutual respect and co-operation within your departmental team and those of other departments.

+ Knows, fully understands the purpose of operational practices, health & safety regulations, OSHA requirements, and ISO9000/ISO13485/FDA 21CFR820 quality procedures, and works accordingly.

+ Ensures that health and safety procedures are adhered to and that considerations are given to improve safe working practices to take reasonable care for oneself and others who may be affected by ones acts or omissions.

+ Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

**How will you get here?**

+ High school diploma or equivalent required.

+ Prior experience in a manufacturing or laboratory environment is preferred!

+ Strong interpersonal skills, able to connect with varying functional leaders both internally and externally

+ Digital literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite

+ Strong historical evidence of a process driven, and data driven approach to problem solving.

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**

+ Must be punctual and meet attendance requirements.

+ The ability to learn chromatography software and Microsoft Office as needed.

+ Proficient in Good Laboratory and Good Manufacturing Practices and standards

+ Quick and well-coordinated in movement of the hands

+ Able to work under pressure and change assignments quickly

+ Must be able to communicate information with others verbally and in written forms

+ Must have good mathematical, basic problem-solving and organizational skills

+ Proficient with assembly equipment/processes used in department

+ The ability to learn and apply Lean manufacturing and PPI Continuous Improvement tools

+ Must read and understand written procedures (SOP's) and/or verbal instruction

+ Must be able to write clearly and concisely

+ Work independently with occasional assistance

+ Ability to take ownership for general processes/products

+ Must be capable of meeting established deadlines and targets.

+ The ability and willingness to acquire new knowledge and skills

+ Must understand Production Schedules

+ Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts, sometimes on short notice

**Physical/Environmental requirements**

+ Physical Activities: Stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions.

+ Level of Physical Requirements: Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

+ Level of Visual Acuity: Inspection, Close Assembly, Clerical, Professional, or Administrative: This is the minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines, using measurement devices, assembly, or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye.

**Work Environment:**

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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. (
Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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