Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Operations Support Technician - Entry level, will train! in South San Francisco, California
Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge, and the chance to make a real difference? If so, Monogram Biosciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp, wants to speak with you about an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Technician in South San Francisco, CA . In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we focus on performing novel high-complexity tests and pioneering new diagnostic technologies.
Monogram is seeking a Lab Technician to join its team in the Support Operations Department of our Diagnostic Immunology/Companion Diagnostics CLIA licensed laboratory, where you will support manufacturing activities related to validated assays used in screening patients for gene therapies applied to rare diseases, quantitative immunoassays, and cellular uptake assays which measure neutralizing antibody activity. The Technician will perform the preparation of reagents, maintain lab inventory, receive incoming supplies, grow cell cultures, and document all tasks on associated QA controlled paperwork. Additionally, the Technician will collaborate with Monogram's R&D group to assist in the assembly of items required to evaluate new assays run on cell-based systems and ultrasensitive immunology platforms.
This is a great entry-level to mid-level opportunity to join an innovative laboratory and receive targeted one-on-one training that will help the individual grow in a career in the biotechnology field.
The schedule for this position will be: Sunday -- Thursday, 7am-3:30pm.
Perform routine manufacturing duties within the Diagnostic Immunology/Companion Diagnostics lab area according to Standard Operating Procedures:
Receipt and storage of incoming supplies
Track lab inventory/inventory control
Recording of equipment daily readings, function checks and preventative maintenance
Maintain and supply cell cultures
Completion of manufacturing tasks on QA controlled paperwork
Practice aseptic/sterile techniques
Comply with all safety/infection control policies and procedures
May participate in the creation of SOPs
AS degree required
BS/BA degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory sciences preferred
Laboratory experience performing assays utilizing cell cultures a plus
Understanding and familiarity with aseptic technique and good specimen handling
Strong computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is beneficial
Familiarity with SOPs, QA and QC standards
Must have good organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in collaborative, flexible work environment
Ability to work flexible hours and some weekend coverage as need arises
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
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