Under direct supervision, perform specimen receipt, preparation and testing as specified in IVB SOP and Protocols in compliance with GMP regulations as they apply to the conduct of nonclinical research.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Perform laboratory activities including but not limited to reagent preparation, laboratory maintenance / monitoring, and routine testing of client samples..
•Specific primary areas of testing responsibility include
•Assist in the receipt of samples to be tested
•Prepare data forms for routine serology testing. Record assay parameters as required by protocol.
•Ensure proper sample dilution is performed.
•Operate and maintain pipettes.
•May assist in the preparation of departmental media and diluents, including knowledge of proper labeling technique and storage conditions.
•Assist in ensuring adequate supply of materials required for assays.
•Ensure raw data records are accurate, complete, and in appropriate order, and meet protocol specifications and/or GMP requirements.
•Assist in interaction with project managers and technical staff in planning and conduct of serology assays.
•May support core IVB activities such as clinical observations, animal husbandy Share responsibility for general housekeeping and maintaining appropriate inventory levels of departmental supplies.
•Responsible for proficiency in all departmental SOPs with general knowledge of the lab/production processes.
•Perform all other related duties as assigned.
•Education: Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in science, business or marketing related discipline. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•Experience: 1-2 years customer service or related experience.
•An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
•Other: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Organizational skills and attention to detail required. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet