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Laboratory Support Technician II (Temporary) - United States  

Alcami (company)

Posted on : 18 September 2017

Project Description


Position Summary:

The Laboratory Support Technician II assists the laboratory staff with a wide range of tasks. The Laboratory Support Technician II will normally work with general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.


Key Job Responsibilities:

Primary tasks include:

Removes dirty and/or broken glassware from the lab areas.

Washes and dries glassware and distributes to appropriate locations in the laboratories.

Maintains glass washing areas, keeping them clean and organized.

Sterilizes glassware and other items using an autoclave, if required.

Assists analyst with tasks such as gathering materials, labeling glassware, disposing of solutions, etc.

Responsible for keeping lab stations clean, organized, and stocked with supplies. Includes cleaning and water exchange of water baths (sonicators, shakers, and dissolutions).

Removes pharmaceutical waste from the labs.

Effectively performs duties, on schedule, according to procedures and instructions.

Complies with company polices and GMP regulations.

Works the hours necessary to meet commitments.

Maintains productive work ethic.


Secondary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Performs daily Balance Checks for laboratories.

Monitors temperature and humidity of laboratories and chambers; manages and reviews the chart recorders in the laboratories.

Performs monthly checks for expired chemicals and reagents and coordinates timely removal of expired materials.

Performs other related duties, as required.


Essential Job Requirements:


• High School Diploma or equivalent with 2+ years of experience in a laboratory setting.



• Basic knowledge of GMPs or GLPs is preferred.

• Basic knowledge of a laboratory environment is desired.


Required Skills/Abilities:

• Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and interact with laboratory staff.

• Ability to work independently.

• Strong oral communication skills.

• Good organizational and time management skills

• Works well in a team setting.

Certifications: N/A


Supervision Received: Direct

A Laboratory Support Technician II relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals within defines procedures and practices. Seeks management direction for problems with a diverse scope.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Environment and Protective Equipment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet.



The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform the job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.