Lab Technician in Ithaca, NY at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ithaca, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    876089

Job Description


Apex Life Sciences is recruiting for a Laboratory Technician in Ithaca, NY. Incumbent will conduct all aspects of sample and reference compound custodial programs ensuring full GLP compliance. Provide client with detailed summaries of sample receipt clearly identify discrepancies and/or problem areas. Utilize multiple databases to allow for tracking and scheduling of laboratory maintenance and processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all tasks related to sample and reference compound custodianship, utilizing the Laboratory Information System (LIMS).
  • Represent Quintiles through routine client contact related to sample receipt.
  • Process time-sensitive requests of sample and reference compounds.
  • May provide hominization and plating of samples in support of scientific teams
  • Provide Team Leaders with feedback on LIMS study design.
  • 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 standard operating procedures and GLP regulations.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all control matrices, QC samples, and compounds.
  • Provide quality control through peer review of maintenance, monitoring, and other Laboratory Operation’s documentation.
  • Clean wet laboratory spaces, including disinfecting bench tops and hood spaces.
  • Maintain the laboratory in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Wash and distribute laboratory glassware, and ensure an adequate supply of clean glassware at all times.
  • Dispose of chemical and biohazardous waste throughout Quintiles facilities.

Education and experience:

High School Diploma with 3 years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a GLP analytical laboratory.

Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to maintain clean and efficient laboratory operations.
  • Ability to perform fully GLP 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.
  • Regular standing for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.