WuXi AppTec

Analytical Lab Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
2020-6691

Overview

The Analytical Lab Assistant is responsible for providing support to scientists with lab tests and research.  The incumbent receives, stores and distributes supplies, assists with pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical test processes, and other related tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Orders, receives, stores and distributes supplies
  • Keeps work areas stocked and cleaned
  • Reviews inventory for expiration dates, and works to prevent inventory shortages of stock that is used on a regular basis
  • Cleans and prepares lab tools for future use
  • Organizes and archives documents
  • Assists with pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical test processes
  • Extracts lab products such as chemicals and fluids from bulk storage, and distributes smaller portions for daily lab use
  • Assists in preparing chemical solutions according to methods, performs daily balance calibrations on equipment, conducts daily checks of temperature and humidity and records results
  • Participates in a variety of training, including GMP procedures, as well as have the ability to learn/perform analytical tests/methods as needed
  • Works on routine assignments per written procedures.  The ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices is required.
  • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior staff.
  • Performs job specific tasks in compliance with applicable regulations, international standards, and company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Experience / Education  

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Analytical Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry related and 1 year analytical laboratory experience preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions
  • Ability to measure in pounds, ounces and liters
  • Ability to read, understand and implement written laboratory procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Analytical skills are necessary for completion of tasks within the department
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, and effectively interact with all levels of staff
  • Ability to demonstrate time management and perform a variety of tasks with changing deadlines
  • Ability to learn basic laboratory safety procedures and policies, and work to ensure a safe working environment

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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