Lab Technician – Microbiology

The Lab Technician in the Microbiology Lab will perform routine laboratory tasks and assist laboratory personnel according to FDA, cGMP and  Boston Analytical’s Standard Operating Procedures.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cleans and maintains laboratory glassware (including sterilization), equipment, and laboratory.
  • Monitors and maintains water system, including sample collection for Bioburden, TOC, and Conductivity.
  • Properly handles, stores and disposes of hazardous materials according to OSHA and Boston Analytical procedures.
  • Performs weekly inventory and stocks lab with reagents for testing as needed.
  • Will be trained on basic microbiology tests including growth promotion of incoming batches of purchased media.
  • Documents results of tests and analyses.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.
  • Assists Microbiologists and other company personnel on an as needed basis.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations.
  • Follows all cGMP rules and regulations.
  • Assist in proper management of hazardous waste and compliance with DES hazardous waste rules.
  • Handling hazardous waste by segregating organic waste from aqueous waste and consolidating waste as directed.

Requirements & Qualifications

A High School Diploma is required.  A Laboratory Technician should be willing to attend technical training classes to enhance skills or correct identified deficiencies. There is no minimal related work experience required.

Minimum Skills Required

  • Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently.
  • Self-starting motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills and who is able to effectively interact with all departments with the Company.
  • Must have good organizational and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills required. Experience with cGMP is preferred.
  • Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.