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Associate Scientific Services Support

Branford, CT 06405

Posted: 04/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 603937 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Target Pay Rate: 20-24/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Job Summary:


Candidate to provide critical lab support at a customer site in Branford, CT. The general lab services associate ensures all customers have adequate support in lab functions including gas management, glass wash, chemical inventory management, and package services as per established SOPs and work instructions and in accordance with all company policies and procedures. A successful candidate should have great attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively and be able to work independently.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Pick up, deliver, wash and sanitize biologically contaminated glassware and plastic ware.
  • Observe the established procedures for the handling and transporting of glassware and contaminated items.
  • Operate autoclaves for decontamination or sanitization.
  • Prepare items for sanitization including glassware, caps and related articles, employing procedural steps during the process.
  • Inspect glassware for cleanliness and structural defects.
  • Deliver requested chemicals to appropriate laboratory locations.
  • Verify SDS documents in association with the chemical inventories.
  • Log/register all compounds, purchased or synthesized by customer, on customers registry system in accordance with customer policies.
  • Manage and transport hazardous goods.
  • Deliver compressed gas cylinders, liquid dewars, packaged gases and related articles to point of use locations throughout the site.
  • Participates in audits and inspections and provide input as requested.
  • Receive incoming packages on loading dock.
  • Manage inventory of laboratory consumables.
  • Observe all safety precautions and be proactive in raising safety concerns.
  • Complete all required trainings in a timely manner.
  • Required to complete cross training and tasks as requested and needed.
  • Required to provide emergency support outside of business hours as scheduled.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time

Job Requirements and Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Preferred Experience:
  • Associates or bachelor's degree in a scientific field
  • Experience in a laboratory environment
  • Inventory management experience, specifically chemical inventory

Other Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside and outside labs
  • Frequently operate on instruments, objects, tools or controls, which will require regular bending, squatting, stretching and reaching in order to perform in a service function.
  • Regularly move or lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include without limitation, the ability to observe details at close range (inspection of glassware), distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus in order to perform the essential service functions of this position.
  • Occasionally operates a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Employee may be required to manage hazardous waste in compliance with company procedures and state/federal/local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing and labeling.
  • Ensure safety and security of work environment in all aspects of daily activities and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
  • Ability to walk 2-3 hours per day within the facility.
  • Sit or stand 2-3 hours per day in laboratory areas.
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