1441 McGaw Avenue Irvine, CA 92614 US
The main function of a lab technician is to perform and support a variety of lab activities which include: assisting researchers in routine testing (biochemical, bioanalytical, and biomechanical), assisting engineer in equipment qualification dry runs, providing support for researcher project, and managing daily lab operations.
- Perform testing to support process and equipment validation.
- Collect, organize, document, and analyze data in the laboratory notebook and/or protocol and report.
- Prepare test samples (products/materials/solutions) for routine and qualification testing.
- Maintain laboratory in a safe, clean, and orderly condition, which includes cleaning the glassware and facilitating the storage, collection and disposal of hazardous wastes.
- Maintain instruments and equipment devices in accordance with manufacturers and/or in-house preventative maintenance and calibration/validation procedures.
- Manage the laboratorys inventory by updating, ordering, receiving and storing chemicals, reagents and other supplies.
- Assist in troubleshooting of procedures and/or instruments when problems arise, identify issues, determine appropriate course of action, and make recommendations.
- Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.
- Hands on testing experience is preferred.
- Capable of following procedures, protocol test methods, and executing testing independently.
- Ability to interact effectively with team and contribute constructively to team environment and outside departments.
- Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time.
- Basic ability to use Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
- High school diploma or GED required. Associate's degree in medical technology or vocational training preferred.
- 0-2 years experience required.
**salary will be commensurate with experience**
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