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Lab Support Specialist


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Location Ontario, OntarioCA Job ID REQ-050417


  • Pick up and deliver glassware, biologically contaminated reusable glassware, and plastic ware. 
  • Observe the established procedures for the handling and transporting of glassware and contaminated items. 
  • Operate glassware washers, dry heat sterilizers, ultrasonic baths, and incubators. 
  • Prepare items for sanitization including glassware, caps and related articles, employing procedural steps during the process. 
  • Inspect glassware for cleanliness and structural defects. 
  • Routinely checks inventory of glassware, notifying Lead of deficiencies. 
  • Provide housekeeping of glassware processing areas. 
  • Follow all procedures in performing all aspects of glassware processing. 
  • Perform monthly de-scale and challenging of biological indicators. 
  • Use Good Documentation Practices (GDP) for all paperwork. 
  • Observe all safety precautions and is proactive in raising safety concerns. 
  • Complete all required trainings in a timely manner. 

Critical Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills complimented by an ability to listen to and interpret client requests.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify, track and complete tasks for multiple projects under prescribed timeframes.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 0-2 years working in a laboratory environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Glass wash experience
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of relevant equipment after training 
  • Must be able to remains in a stationary position more than 25% of the time
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
  • Frequently operate on instruments, objects, tools or controls, which will require regularly bending, squatting, stretching and reaching in order to perform in a service function.
  • Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
  • Sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas. Walk 2-3 hours within a facility.
  • Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.
  • Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.
  • Regularly move or lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 100 pounds
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