Description: Research and Development Laboratory Technician
Length of Contract: six months with possible extension
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (8am – 5pm) but flexible
The Global Compound Logistics and Operations organization (GCLO) who manages the inventory, dispersal and logistics of biological and chemical entities used by Discovery and Development scientists for all aspects of drug discovery
This position would be directly responsible for the weighing and solvating of R&D small molecule compounds for both order fulfilment and inventory management purposes
Expected to be proficient at maintaining a high level of concentration and attention to detail while performing repetitive tasks
High output massing of compounds on precision balance equipment
Solvating and plating of research materials using automated liquid handlers
Receiving and stocking of laboratory supplies
Disposal of laboratory waste products
BS in scientific field (chemistry or biology preferred)
Ability to prioritize effectively and multi-task within an environment of shifting deadlines and demands
Familiarity with laboratory techniques and practices
Attention to detail is critical
Able to work independently and within a team setting
Years of experience/education/certifications required: Scientific degree preferred but not required
Successful candidate have come from food service industry, landscaping and retail. This is a plus to see on the resume!
What are the top skills/requirements this person should have?
Attention to detail
Ability to use Standard software packages.
How soon after the request is published to the supplier are you looking to start interviewing: ASAP
Interview Process (will this be a phone or in-person interview): Phone and in person