Kelly Services Lab Technician in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as an Open Access Lab Technician at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in Cambridge, MA.

Job Title : Open Access Lab Technician

Position Summary :

  • Act as the primary support technician for purification instrumentation within the Open Access labs of our Chemistry department in Cambridge, MA.

  • Keep instruments running at their optimum performance through proactive preventive maintenance

  • Monitor performance of equipment by following QC protocols

  • Ensure methods are robustly delivering optimum performance by scheduling regular “recovery” experiments

  • Quickly respond to and diagnose instrument failures, where you may fix the easier issues, or work with the vendor to fix the more complicated ones.

  • Work collaboratively with other team members and instrument users.

  • Participate constructively in team meetings

  • Offer assistance to co-workers and be point of contact for prep open access systems.

  • Maintain spare parts inventory for commonly used replacements.

  • Monitor trends in service requests and implement corrective actions to improve operational efficiency and reduce downtime of the instruments

    Skills :

  • A successful candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience in an industry setting as a Lab Technician or BS in scientific discipline such as chemistry, or engineering and 1-3 year experience.

  • Ability to quickly diagnose and remedy advanced hardware and software problems.

  • Good personal and communication skills and maintain a professional “customer focus” within the workplace.

  • Individual must be self-motivated, well-organized, reliable, and able to prioritize workload.

  • Conduct activities in compliance with safety, waste disposal and other regulatory guidelines.

  • Capable of working with hazardous chemicals and is able to identify and report unsafe equipment, conditions and practices so that they may be corrected prior to an incident.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • A basic understanding of analytical and purification HPLC/SFC and MS techniques, instrumentation and underlying principles is required and experience desired

  • Basic laboratory skills including preparing solvents, standards, and solutions preps

  • Strong PC skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

Education and Experience :

BS in scientific discipline such as chemistry, or engineering

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providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

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AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.