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Lab Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


  • The Laboratory Technician I tasks will include specimen preparation, preparation and management of reagents and supplies, instrument preventive maintenance and troubleshooting and assisting in the performance of quality control procedures
  • May perform specimen processing and preparation, and transportation and storage of specimens
  • Assists in laboratory activities based upon SOPs
  • Transcribes (copy and pastes) data from an excel spreadsheet generate by CLS into the LIMS
  • Performs the preparation and storage of reagents
  • Has an awareness of the factors that influence test results and understands that their performance could affect the outcome of a test result
  • Assists the CLS for the performing of equipment preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • On a daily basis, ensure all the equipment PM logs in each molecular room has been completed
  • Ensures that at the end of each month, equipment PM records are removed and replaced with a new monthly record
  • Reports problems concerning specimen quality, equipment and supplies to the responsible CLS or management
  • Performs general documentation/cleaning of the molecular rooms
  • Ensures each room has been stocked with supplies and is responsible for performing weekly inventory counts
  • Is a member of the inventory receiving team that receives, labels, and stores incoming reagents and supplies
  • Assists personnel in other departments when requestedShift: (2 schedules)
    • Monday to Friday 8am - 4:30pm
    • Tuesday to Saturday 8am - 4:30pmMust be able to:
      • learn new procedures /assignments in a reasonable time frame
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)
      • Come in with previous LIMS knowledge
      • Able to read, analyze, and interpret such documents as pertaining to performance and analysis of analytical testing. This could include but not limited to reagent package inserts, and SOPs
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, clients, auditors, and internal customers
      • Able to work in a fast paced team environment
      • Communicate effectively and follow written and verbal instructionsTop Skills Details:
        • Lab technician
        • LIMS
        • Specimen
        • Preparation
        • ReagentAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
          • Minimum 1-2 years of related lab experience
          • Experience working with LIMS database, quality systems, and lab automation
          • Previous experience in a clinical laboratory setting preferred
          • Molecular experience preferred
          • Experience with running laboratory equipment and use of pipettesExperience Level:
            • Intermediate Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Irvine , Lab Technician, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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