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Senior Lab Technician

Kelly Services


Location:
Athens, GA
Date:
04/25/2018
2018-04-252018-05-24
Job Code:
US41ALRR_BH1408775
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Job Title Senior Lab Technician

Jobid US41ALRR_BH1408775

Location: Athens, GA, 30612, USA

Description **Senior Lab Technician**

Kelly Services has provided outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented professionals in the marketplace. Today, we are proud to offer an excellent contract opportunity for a Senior Lab Technician with our client, a leading pharma client located in Athens, GA.

Under minimal supervision, conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests and analyzes raw materials, intermediates and final product to ensure compliance with standards by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assures that QC Labs run in a safe, clean and environmentally sound manner.
• Tests and analyzes raw materials, in-process samples and products such as chemicals and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients to determine stability, purity, chemical content, and other characteristics. Follows standardized formulas or experimental procedures. Documents test results. Communicates status of test results.
• Maintain sample control of all samples submitted to the laboratory.
• Reviews peer laboratory data.
• Perform and document stability pulls as assigned.
• Troubleshoots and performs minor maintenance, calibration and repair of laboratory instrumentation.
• Inventories, orders and maintains adequate levels of chemicals and supplies for QC labs.
• Assures accurate and timely input of QC data to information systems: e.g.: ERP, databases, etc.
• Maintains detailed records for FDA, DEA and safety and environmental purposes.
• Review SOP’s and other lab documents as necessary.
• Supports short and long term projects meeting established deadlines.
• Responsible for sustaining various projects as assigned.
• Provide training to other analysts.
• Must be available for overtime work on a scheduled or emergency basis.
• Is available for other duties as required.

ADDITIONAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Complete understanding of and working knowledge of all methods related to the lab and quality control testing.
• Performs housekeeping to assure lab is continuously maintained in a safe and orderly condition.
• Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.
• Remains current in profession and industry trends.
• Makes a positive contribution through demonstration of ability to improve upon current laboratory practices and QS systems and through ability to learn new skills, procedures and processes.
• Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines including FDA, EPA, OSHA and DEA. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.
• Understands and responsibly performs duties with attention to quality, safety and environmental matters. Items include; wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, recognizing, reporting and appropriately responding to hazards in the work area (spills/accidents/near misses), properly labeling and storing chemicals, plus all other relevant job requirements.
• Assume responsibility for the environmental effects of work performed and for the identification and recording of environmental problems as they arise.
• Follow all applicable aspects of the site Environmental Management System as it pertains to normal job duties.

1 **0 hour shift, 4 days a week, every other weekend!**

**CANDIDATES need to be open to 6 AM – 4:30 PM (1st shift) and 2 PM – 12:30 AM (2nd shift).**
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Minimum requirements include an Associates degree (A.A.) or two (2) years of college or technical school training in wet chemistry and/or basic laboratory functions. Must have at least 2 years of direct work experience using wet chemistry and/or basic laboratory skills.
• Prefer Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university in a science related field involving wet chemistry and/or basic laboratory functions.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be used to meet the minimum or preferred qualifications.



MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
• Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
• Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions.
• Apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlational techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


OTHER SKILLS ABILITIES OR QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of chemical concepts and theories.
• Familiarity with chemical manufacturing or similar production processes.
• Familiar with a variety of laboratory equipment, such as: GC.HPLC, karl fisher, etc.
• Must have knowledge of cGMPs, safety and environmental regulations as they apply to a pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing environment.
• Successful completion of Lab Analyst Training Program.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office software programs, including MS Outlook.
• Ability to accurately enter data into computer using software applications for data entry and word processing.
• Ability to perform repetitive tasks while maintaining speed of work and attention to detail without loss to production.
• Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.
• Ability to work with others in a team environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
• The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

**Why Kelly?**


+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:
+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans
+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
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**Apply Today!**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**


As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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