Kelly Services TC12 - Laboratory Assistant in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Job Title: Lab Assistant I
Perform basic laboratory and record keeping tasks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Wash and dry glassware and distribute to appropriate locations within the laboratory. Keep glass-washing area clean and organized. May sterilize glassware and other items using an autoclave.
Label tubes, devices and containers and perform laboratory set-up/clean-up.
Assist technical personnel with clerical duties (e.g., filing, making copies, etc.).
Monitor inventory and stock assigned areas.
May record observations and measurements for basic lab/research tasks.
Operate basic lab equipment and perform routine maintenance as needed.
Perform limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments as appropriate for assigned area.
May be responsible for preparing simple lab solutions (e.g., buffers, media/common vehicles).
May generate reports, data, and forms.
Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Must be detail-oriented and have general familiarity with lab procedures. Good verbal communication skills required. Basic computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
Employees must be able to lift, move, manipulate, and/or hold heavy objects up to and including 50 pounds; this includes work materials, equipment, and/or supplies.
Must be able to perform procedures, which require talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
Must be able to frequently hold and manipulate work materials while utilizing fine motor skills.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Works in a research environment, which requires use of sharp objects, working around mechanical parts, working with or near known or unknown toxic or caustic chemicals and/or biological hazards, exposure to fumes and airborne particles, working at noise levels ranging from low to moderate.
The employee is occasionally exposed to live animals with risk of exposure to allergens, zoonotic disease, and biohazards.
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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
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