QC Lab Technician in Novato, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an individual who can work as a Quality Control Technician with one of our clients who is a large biotech company who has a facility sitting in Novato, CA. Details are below. 


  • Preparation of the reagents used for sample testing by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Be compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines
  • Undergo assay specific reagent preparation training for a variety of analytical methods and follow laboratory safety polices at all times
  • Perform good documentation and organizational skills
  • Perform good written and verbal communication skills are essential for this position

*The technician must be willing to work overtime and weekends as required


  • Preparation of reagents for biochemical/physical/chemical analyses of test samples under cGMP to meet specified timelines.
  • Work independently on reagent preparation that he/she has mastered in a safe and compliant manner
  • Washing and stocking laboratory glassware used for analytical assays
  • Maintain laboratory supply inventories and receives chemicals/materials into the laboratory
  • Maintain the laboratory in an inspection-ready state 
  • Ensures reagents in the laboratory are within expiry
  • Provides support for routine laboratory functions/chores for the QC laboratory such as monitoring temperature charts, cleaning water baths and/or laboratory refrigerators/freezers/ storage cabinets where reagents are held
  • Assists in the revision of written procedures as assigned regarding reagents and/or reagent management
  • Compilation and archival of data
  • Develops familiarity concerning cGMP, 21CFR, USP, EP and ICH regulatory requirements


  • At least one year in a cGMP/GLP laboratory
  • Quality control experience is preferred
  • Ability to follow written instructions and to perform tasks with direct or minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with use of a computer
    • Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Good written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, is motivated, and organized


  • Associate Degree or should be working towards a degree
  • One year of laboratory experience is desired

Hours Per Week: 40.00

Hours Per Day: 8.00

If you're interested in this role and you think you would be a good fit for it, please email a resume to Dani Saunders (National Recruiter) at

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