Laboratory Technical Support – Scientific – I (Assistant)

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #38166

Our client, a leading global pharmaceutical company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines and animal-health products is seeking a Laboratory Technical Support Specialist to join their growing team.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
*12 Month Contract*


  • Backup data from portable equipment used in aseptic areas.
  • Enter aseptic laboratories and/or production area
  • Reconcile supply of portable equipment
  • Plug equipment into computer systems and initiate backup per procedure/SOP
  • Confirm backup completion
  • Document actions and completions
  • Change configuration settings on portable equipment and document changes per standard operating procedure.
  • Creation and Removal of User accounts on the portable equipment units as per SOP.
  • Performance of Periodic time checks and DST/EST time adjustments on the portable equipment units as per SOP.
  • Execution of approved portable equipment unit qualification documentation.
  • Oversight of the portable equipment vendor during unit calibration activities.
  • Execute procedures for monitoring automated backup system.
  • Document actions per written procedure describing such.
  • Assist in various tasks and projects involving laboratory instrumentation (computerized). This involves assisting senior level specialists with subtasks in any of the following items: implementation of new systems, changing or reconfiguring existing systems, monitoring of automated backups, evaluation of operation, maintenance of user accounts, revising SOPs.
  • Work with technicians to gather instruments and transfer data
  •  Complete data accountability and document activities per SOP.
  • Assist with scheduling and coordination of maintenance activities with area management.
  • Assist or own equipment re-qualification & configuration process, monitor other system backups and, depending on skillset, assist with laboratory automation.


  • AS degree with 3-5 years/BS degree with 1-3 years of GMP DATA/REGULATED ENVIRONMENT experience
  • Familiarity with clean room/aseptic environments.
  • Working knowledge of windows computers
  • Ability to navigate menu options in equipment with embedded electronic controls
  • Ability to self-organize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to strictly follow procedures exactly as written
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