Laboratory Support Technician in Pleasanton, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**Apex Life Sciences is seeking Laboratory Support Technician for a top Pharmaceutical company 


  • Support designated laboratory areas used by engineers and scientists.
  • Works with Lab Support Coordinator to oversee all lab activities.
  • Support lab documentation to ensure Quality, Safety and departmental compliance.
  • Manage laboratory consumables inventory, purchasing, stocking and reporting.
  • Ensures all lab supplies available when needed.
  • Assist in Coordinating equipment owners across departments to obtain and send out measurement and test equipment/instrumentation for calibration by external service providers.
  • Provide assets induction service using the RAM (Blue Mountain System) for equipment onboarding equipment.
  • Ensures OOT events are report in a timely manner and that all necessary documentation is available to facilitate closure of the associated deviation investigations.
  • Performs miscellaneous PMs and inspections on lab instruments.


  • Knowledge of all safety precautions necessary for working in a laboratory environment to include work with chemicals, equipment (mechanical and electrical) and biological samples
  • Ability to recognize when an instrument, procedure, or piece of equipment is not functioning properly and notify CLS, department lead or supervisor
  • Must be able to follow company safety policies, clean room protocol and housekeeping documentation 
  • Must be a self-starter with service and detail orientation and have strong organizational skills
  • Must have basic computer skills, including email and internet browsing
  • Be knowledgeable of and able to notify the assigned first point of contact in emergency situations in the absence of other employee(s); i.e., water leaks, power failures


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency -2+ years of post-high school education desirable
  • Medical vocational training desirable
  • Desired: Bachelors degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work-experience.
  • Experience: - 1+ year of laboratory or medical experience working in BSL 2 Environment with blood borne pathogen and clean room practices
  • Knowledge in the proper handling of chemicals and hazardous waste
  • Experience working in an expanding, fast-paced, high complexity laboratory preferred
  • Janitorial experience working in a clean room environment a plus

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 844-463-6178.