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Laboratory Technician - Advanced Bioprocessing
Ref No.: 18-17395
Location: Sparks, Virginia
Job Title: Laboratory Technician - Advanced Bioprocessing
Location: 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152
Duration: 12 Months


Job Summary:
  • This position is located in Hunt Valley, MD but may involve occasional travel to Miami, FL.
  • Working as part of a team of scientists, the lab technician will collect samples, package, label and ship samples for testing.
  • The incumbent will be expected to follow batch record instructions, weigh samples, assist in sample preparation for ICP-MS analysis, update database and perform any other tasks as required.
  • This position works closely with R&D, procurement, quality, process technology and marketing.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for weighing, packaging and labeling samples for shipment per batch record instructions.
  • Dissolution and dilution of samples for ICP-MS analysis following standard protocols.
  • Inputs data and maintain MS Excel-based database.
  • Completes all required documentation neatly, accurately, and in accordance with GMP.
  • Handles samples per GMP and Safety requirements.
  • Uses equipment such as pipettors, balances, and pH meters.
  • Promotes a safe work environment.
  • Required to follow through on assigned responsibilities and able to function under minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for promoting positive team environment through good communications and team engagement.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Position requires up to10% travel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of business goals

Travel Requirement: 10%; Occasional travel between Baltimore and Miami. It will include a few overnight stays.
For Ex: depart Wed afternoon and return Friday afternoon/ evening.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. BSc in Chemistry is preferred.
  • Experience operating and calibrating pH meters.
  • Must be able to read, write, and follow testing and inspection procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs.
  • Must be able to focus with continuous attention to detail.
  • Basic experience in weighing multiple components is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PPT is required.
  • Must be able to lift or move approximately 40lbs.
  • Must be a great team player.