Lab Technician

1st Shift
21 Cotters Lane, East Brunswick, NJ
Posted 3 weeks ago

Key Responsibilities

The Lab Technician is an entry-level support position in the QC department. The Lab Technician assists the Chemists in operating and testing with the assigned laboratory equipment. This position entails strict adherence to company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), cGMP guidelines, and commitment to upholding environmental, health, and safety standards.

Reporting Relationships                                

  • Individual Contributor
  • Work is closely managed and supervised

Essential Functions and Detailed Duties

Support Raw Material function by providing sampling for incoming raw materials.

  • Conducts annual review of retained finished package samples.
  • Stores and organizes raw material samples, stability samples and R&D samples.
  • Disposes QC samples as per requirements.
  • Delivers organic solvent to QC Lab.
  • Transfers chemical waste to designated areas.
  • Must be able to complete the following Laboratory Technician tasks:
    • Following established procedures, assist Chemists in operating assigned laboratory equipment including area and equipment prep.
    • Assist the Chemist in routine testing and provide experiment support.
    • Assist the Chemist in equipment cleaning according to machine requirements or SOP.
    • Assist in preparing protocols and reports.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation with details of test procedures and final results in accordance with regulatory guidelines.  
  • Properly document activities in lab records, forms, and other GMP documents. 
  • Offer suggestions to superiors and follow up on process improvements related to safety, compliance, cost, and productivity. 
  • After six months of training, will have basic knowledge of lab methods.
  • Recognize and report any atypical occurrences or discrepancies.
  • Adhere to cGMP’s and Standard Operating Procedures as required
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary workplace.
  • Be able to perform other duties as assigned.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:                 

  • Basic laboratory skills
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory balance, pH meter and physical testing
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must complete departmental SOP, GMP, and any required Qualifications.
  • Ability to work in a team.

Experience and Education                             

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or science related field
  • No previous experience required.

Physical Demands/Factors

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.    

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer.  We are unable to sponsor any applicants for a work visa, or take over sponsorship of a work visa for any applicants, at this time.

At Avet, we require that all employees physically entering the workplace to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and you will be asked to present proof of vaccination before beginning employment unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a sincerely held religious belief or medical need.

Based on the highly regulated workplace at Avet, employees will be required to meet minimum English proficiency requirements.

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.

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