Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Lab Technician in Los Angeles, California
POSITION SUMMARY: Laboratory Technician
The Laboratory Assistant / Laboratory Technician is responsible for the preparation of laboratory supplies and equipment required to perform various assays in a Quality Control / Testing Facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepare laboratory buffers, media and reagents.
Wash, clean and sterilize laboratory and test equipment.
Maintain accurate and complete log forms.
Help maintain reagent inventory by reporting and ordering needed supplies.
Maintain cleaning logs on a daily basis.
Maintain Instrument Usage Logs based on instrument usage during the preparation and/or cleaning of lab equipment.
Assist in other duties that are deemed necessary by the supervisor, such as filing and archiving documents.
Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.
Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.
Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS & EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree, applicable certification, and/or military veterans preferred.
Related experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated testing laboratory is preferred.
Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.
Ability to lift /move up to 25 pounds.
Ability to stand for extended periods - up to four (4) hours at a time.
Manual dexterity to perform all job functions.
Exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals and biological hazards.
- This job description is accurate at the date of publication and may change over time. It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change.
Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance
Req ID: 211430