Contract Laboratory Operations Assistant

  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #40077
  • City: Andover
  • State: MA

The Position:
We are seeking a motivated laboratory operations associate to assist with routine laboratory operations and help implement compliance in a clinical laboratory setting. This includes day-to-day laboratory operations, sample and equipment management, and implementing new processes within the lab for laboratory compliance.




Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Inventory and tracking of in-coming and outgoing samples
  • Maintaining equipment maintenance schedules and engage with vendors to ensure equipment receives timely calibration and preventative maintenance
  • Engaging with vendors for non-routine maintenance or technical support
  • Support asset induction and qualification of new equipment
  • Ensure equipment is maintained according to SOPs and manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Performing routine in-house maintenance work on some lab equipment
  • Reviewing and uploading vendor work into asset management database
  • Maintain reagent and consumables inventory and ensure lab is stocked appropriately to support ongoing and planned clinical studies
  • Manage receipt of incoming packages and maintaining inventory order sheet
  • Support drafting and review of new SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Assist with organizing and archiving completed documentation and help to create and maintain an organized system for storage of physical documentation


Desired Education and Skills: 

  • B.S degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience required
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated hands-on laboratory experience in an industry setting preferred
  • Ability to follow strict laboratory methods and SOPs
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience with computer software’s (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with asset management or inventory management systems preferred
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