Lab Assistant

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Lab Assistant to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.


Lab Assistant

SUMMARY:
Perform autoclave and glasswash, and general lab assistant duties including sample management in support of multiple projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Complete daily pickups of bio-hazard waste and glassware from all laboratory areas.
  • Follow procedures for appropriate and timely disposal of bio-hazard waste.
  • Complete daily wash runs of glassware and plastics.
  • Complete daily sterilizaiton runs of glassware.
  • Complete quarterly rotation of bio-hazard waste buckets.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • General lab assistant duties 
    • Assist with maintenance of laboratory instruments.
    • Assist with maintenance and supplies for the demo lab.
    • Assist with preparation for experiments; i.e. labeling of tubes or other supply preparation.
    • Assist with supply shipments as needed.
  • Sample management 
    • Assist with sample related projects such as archive, disposal and/or consolidation.
    • Assist with receipt of samples from ongoing and new, external and internal studies, log them into the database, examine for abnormalities, and over-label, store, dispose of, or distribute for testing as appropriate, as directed.
    • Assist with maintaince of records related to such samples and archive as appropriate to ensure that GLP and cGCP standards are met.
    • Assist in shipment of samples for analysis when appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • HS Diploma, Associates or Bachelors degree
  • Min 1 year of relevant experience (in a regulated environment is preferred)
  • Basic understanding of laboratory procedures and equipment
  • Team-oriented.
  • Flexible; able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Good communication skills (encompasses verbal, written, interpersonal, listening).
  • Time management (schedules, timelines, task prioritization).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong customer focus and customer service orientation.
  • Location: San Francisco / Bay Area
  • Type: Contract to Perm
  • Job ID: TS556070109