WuXi AppTec

Senior Laboratory Technician

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
Job ID
2021-8275

Overview

Performs laboratory assays that demand a professional application of the principles, theories, and techniques of cell culture and media preparation.

Responsibilities

  • Provides operational support for IVTS activities including Aseptic Technique, aseptic technique, cell culture, light and fluorescent microscopy and reagent preparation.
  • Leads in training new staff.
  • Leads in planning of laboratory work schedule.
  • Participates in data review.
  • Assists in document review and the updating of SOPs and forms.
  • Organizes laboratory supplies, media and reagent shipments.
  • Performs daily monitoring of equipment and applicable facilities.
  • Prepares documentation of in house media and reagents.
  • Performs support functions (e.g. Runner function)
  • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and new assignments.
  • Works under minimal supervision from supervisor.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
  • May be required to work Holidays and weekends.
  • May be required to work overtime. 
  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to assist in other departments.

Qualifications

Experience / Education

  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • GLP/GMP experience preferred          

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Lab setting with exposure to animals/biohazards/chemical
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Clarity of vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs routinely/often/occasionally
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach
  • Ability to push/pull 50 lbs routinely/often occasionally
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Inside working conditions

 

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

 

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

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