Lab Assistant in Oro Valley, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Maintains laboratory instruments and equipment on a daily, monthly, and quarterly basis.  
  • Prepares reagents and monitors instruments for bulk reagent levels.  
  • Orders and stocks office and laboratory supplies and equipment.  
  • Performs daily, monthly and quarterly instrument and equipment maintenance and cleaning tasks.
  • Monitors and maintains logs for all equipment and instruments.
  • Monitors and prepares bulk reagents daily.
  • Orders office and laboratory materials.
  • Executes and monitors purchase orders as requested.
  • Supports and maintains slide scanners.
  • May provide administrative or logistical support on scientific projects.
  • May perform other duties as required or assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED required; Some college experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in a lab setting preferred
  • Experience with auto-stainers or other automated laboratory instrumentation is preferred.
  • Experience with inventory management desired
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, a must
  • Attention to detail in written instructions and documentation.
  • Basic computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to multitask and transition between different tasks (ex. reagent replenishment to assisting with instrument maintenance)
  • Position may require lifting up to 44 lb.
  • Experience with the basic suite of office tools (ex. Google Calendars, Excel)

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Lab Assistant AZ' in the subject line.

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