Laboratory Technician
Avantor
 Leesburg, VA

Job Summary

A Biorepository Technician I is responsible for the inventory, processing, and maintenance of research material, which may include, but is not limited to: specimens, test articles, temperature-critical items, paper records, and/or magnetic media.

Job Profile Summary

A Biorepository Technician I is responsible for the inventory, processing, and maintenance of research material, which may include, but is not limited to: specimens, test articles, temperature-critical items, paper records, and/or magnetic media.

  • Job Description

Job Description

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Sort and inventory of research material, which may include, but is not limited to: wet tissues, blocks, slides, paper data, and/or temperature sensitive material.
  • Keep the Lead Biorepository informed of day-to-day progress, including irregularities and deviations from the normal.
  • Knowledgeable of Standard Operating Procedures and equipment of the Archives.
  • Perform actual archiving procedures necessary for the completion of assigned projects.
  • Available for offsite projects / travel.
  • Performance of other duties as assigned by the Biorepository Coordinator or appropriate supervisory personnel.
  • Understand the significance of Quality Control procedures and perform his/her work accordingly

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High school graduate (or equivalent).
  • Able to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Capable of producing quality work.
  • Ability to learn and use Microsoft Office and database software.
  • General knowledge of rules of effective business English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Conform to all requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, security clearances
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality
  • Understanding of importance for compliance with applicable US and OECD regulations
  • Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Must be flexible, forward-thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently
  • Must be able to lift up to XX lbs
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

DISCLAIMER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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