Lab Process Tech in Indianapolis, IN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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Job Description

Position: Lab Process Technician

Shift: 1st shift, M-F (8-5)

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Summary: Apex Life Sciences has the need for a full time, contract to hire lab process technician for a client in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. This position conducts all aspects of sample handling including shipping/receiving, while maintaining lab equipment and working with LIMS internally and clients externally.


  • Perform tasks related to sample and reference compound custodianship, utilizing the Laboratory Information System (LIMS).
  • Represent client through frequent routine client contact to ensure process continuity.
  • Process time-sensitive requests of sample and reference compounds.
  • Provide homogenization and plating of samples in support of scientific teams.
  • Solubilize test articles in support of scientific teams.
  • Creation of LIMS study design and upload discrepancy resolution through client interface.
  • Responsible for maintenance schedules for laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain, clean, and check calibration of instrumentation including but not limited to pipettes, centrifuges, balances, freezers, TurboVaps, SpeedVacs, and water purifiers.
  • Investigate malfunctions and perform repairs, or contact repair agencies as necessary.
  • Maintain equipment records and maintenance logs in compliance with client standard practices.
  • Maintain the laboratory in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Dispose of chemical and biohazardous waste throughout the facility.
  • Provide support for after-hour deliveries.
  • Support and respond to after-hour alarms and/or other job critical emergencies.
  • Comply with all applicable regulatory standards, including Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Provide client with detailed summaries of sample receipt clearly identifying discrepancies and/or problem areas.
  • Provide instrument maintenance, system monitoring, laboratory cleanliness and supply allocation.
  • Utilize multiple databases to allow for tracking and scheduling of laboratory maintenance and processes


  • Must have mastery of Microsoft Excel.
  • Available to be on 24-hour call list for freezer monitoring (rotating basis).
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to maintain clean and efficient laboratory operations.
  • Ability to perform fully compliant sample and reference compound custody.
  • Ability to provide effective client communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and perform minor repairs to daily use equipment.
  • Basic chemistry knowledge and how it relates to a safety in the work place.

Experience: Associate’s degree with 1 years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a regulated analytical laboratory.