Technician, Laboratory 1 (SIAL) in Miamisburg, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Location: Miamisburg, OH

Contract: 1 year


To manually and semi-automatically portion chemicals into containers using safety equipment and following protocols.

Responsibilities :

• Applies closure and cleans exterior container surface

• Assemble and don required safety equipment specified by protocol

• Assemble containers and components for portioning process. Assure they are correct

• Assemble, disassemble semiautomatic powder or liquid dispensing equipment and replace worn or disposable parts as necessary

• Assemble, test, maintain, and use appropriate safety equipment

• Check and update mainframe systems and SAP as required

• Clean and maintain equipment/work area to assure product integrity

• Clean and maintain reusable safety equipment for next use

• Clean hood/work station according to method and protocol for specific chemical weighed

• Clean tools and utensils with appropriate material in hood according to chemical safety protocols • Clean workstations and restock all materials storage areas

• Compares chemical characteristics to the expected values and appearances

• Complete paperwork including packaging sheet

• Conduct housekeeping tasks following set-up (including disinfection and autoclaving, as required) to assure cleanliness of assembled equipment

• Count weighed bottles and determine if quantity matches weigh up requirements

• Verify accuracy of material picked for weighing against packaging order and product label to be applied.

• Inspect for and document all damaged labels.

• Discard bulk chemical residues, disposable equipment, cleaning materials as required by hazardous waste protocols

• Document all data for trace-ability of bulk and components

• Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment inclusive of steel-toed safety shoes

• Weigh chemicals into containers according to packaging instructions and obtain weight checks

• Weigh hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals using precision equipment into specific containers

• Perform inventory cycle counts

• Participate in daily housekeeping to maintain a high quality work environment



• HS Diploma or equivalent • CPIM and/or CSCP certification preferred


• College course work in chemistry or 6 months previous experience weighing chemicals is preferred

Knowledge and Skills: Read instructions and understand oral and written instructions. Basic math skills including the metric system. Learn SOP's/UOP's, cleaning protocols, work and conduct rules. Learn to use safety equipment. Learn to use semi-automated equipment. Eye-hand coordination. Small/large tool dexterity. Legible handwriting, teamwork, communication skills. Ability to move 50 lbs. Problem solving.

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.