Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Biology Technologist (1st Shift) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Genetics and Integrated Oncology divisions are seeking a Technologist to join their Products team! This is a 1st Shift position, Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM -- 6:30 PM.
The Products Technologist will manufacture custom reagents used to perform a variety of laboratory developed tests, primarily in support of PCR/qPCR.This generally includes reagent batch preparation, packaging of finished products, maintenance of departmental QC records, and other duties as requested by department.Key duties include the following:
Monitoring use of raw materials
Preparing reagent batches following lab SOPs
Producing labels with lot numbers, expiration dates, and GHS Hazard Communication
Labeling and filling reagent tubes, tubes, bottles and cubitainers
Assembling and completing documentation for product lots
Preparing orders for shipping or warehouse delivery
Uses automated and manual lab equipment accurately; including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Strong attention to detail
Ability to manage time and work independently
Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical or unusual situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job
Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure
Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace
Adheres to safety regulations, laboratory SOPs, and quality control requirements
License/Certification/Education: Requires a B.A./B.S. in Biology or related life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math.
Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel)
Ability to operate a micropipette and repeat pipette
Ability to lift 20-50 lbs. occasionally
Experience with PCR and qPCR preferred, but not required
1st Shift Monday-Friday 10:00 AM -- 6:30 PM
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.