Lab Technician in Buffalo, NY at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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    Buffalo, NY
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Job Description

Lab Technician will be responsible for performing in an accurate and timely manner the sectioning and sacrificing of various tissue types for substrate slides reporting directly to the Cryo Manager.


  • Sectioning of all tissue types for substrate slides
  • Sacrifice of laboratory animals (Mice, Rats, Guinea Pigs, etc.) in humane manner
  • Dissection of animal and removal of particular organs, tissue preparation, and proper storage of tissue with minimal waste
  • Preliminary evaluation of cryosectioned substrate slides
  • Fixation, labeling and packaging of all cryosectioned substrate slides
  • Maintenance of all equipment used by Cryosectioning group
  • Adherence to quality systems with special regard to ISO 9000/13485 and GMP / OSHA compliance
  • Required to meet daily production quotas and pass required number of lots through Quality Control
  • Maintain the chart recorder on the-85degree C freezer and temperature humidity recorder
  • General lab cleaning and maintenance activities as required
  • Accurately complete daily manufacturing record and necessary paperwork
  • Will be cross-trained for positions in other departments as needed
  • Projects or other duties as assigned by the Manager


  • Delicate, intricate, small part work requiring high attention to detail.
  • Good hand dexterity and ability to have hands in cold working conditions for long durations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.