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Lab Technician

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Date: Jul 31, 2021

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Life Sciences Health's CDMO business is the leading CDMO for complex formulation development for the pharmaceutical industry, with over 20 years of successful experience and a solid base of clients ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to small VC backed start-ups. As a member of the LLS Health team, you will be working for a company that is engaged in important, exciting, and socially relevant projects. LLS Health is a fast-paced environment that features a variety of projects, technical challenges, and opportunities for growth. To learn more about us, visit www.particlesciences.com and https://www.lubrizol.com/Life-Sciences.

The Laboratory Technician, Analytical Services will report to the Clinical Analytical Supervisor, and will support the analysts working in the main Analytical Services laboratory.  This individual will provide hands-on routine support duties, including those listed below.  The support duties are typically assigned on a weekly rotating basis, but may be assigned as sole responsibilities, depending on project flow. 

 

In addition to the routine support duties, the technician may be trained in select instrumental measurements and analytical test techniques.  These activities would be performed under the guidance of an analyst or manager.  Select laboratory organization projects and tasks within analytical programs may be assigned.  In addition, participation in client-based project teams may be requested.

 

The Analytical Services department supports drug development that falls within FDA regulation under cGMP requirements.  Compliance to all procedures, documentation according to internal requirements, and attention to detail are essential in all positions within the laboratory.  Training in specific task procedures and documentation practices is provided.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains glassware by cleaning, washing, distributing and organizing it
  • Organizes common laboratory areas and storage areas
  • Standardizes and maintains shared instruments daily, such as analytical balances and pH meters
  • Keeps common laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt; storing
  • Stores/stocks project-specific supplies
  • Logs in samples
  • Provides assistance and support to analysts
  • Performs assigned specific project-related tests/tasks
  • Documents information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books
  • Resolves problems by examining and evaluating data; presenting corrective steps to management
  • Completes projects by assisting analysts and project team
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Enhances laboratory and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of a chemistry lab environment is required
  • Minimum of an Associate degree in a scientific field is required; BS/BA preferred
  • Outstanding recordkeeping skills and attention to detail are required
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word are necessary
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, GLPs, and FDA/ICH guidelines is a plus

Lubrizol Life Science Health's CDMO business is located in Bethlehem, PA, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Lehigh Valley includes the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The region is slightly over an hour to both Philadelphia and New York City, which places you right in the action. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, the Lehigh Valley is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, ski resorts, museums, casinos, shopping, restaurants, sports and nightlife. From the yearly Musikfest festival, to skiing in the Poconos, to hiking or biking through the many state parks, you can make it happen right here in the Lehigh Valley.

 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.


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