Associate, Bioanalytical Laboratory Operations (Part Time)

Company: QPS, LLC

General Information
US-DE-Newark
N/A
High School
Part-Time
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Job Description

QPS, LLC is an innovative and dynamic Contract Research Organization (CRO) that strives to employ talented, caring, and committed employees who work together collaboratively towards achieving our mission of improving human health and the quality of life.  QPS, LLC has been assisting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies with their drug development efforts by providing a full range of GLP-compliant bioanalysis, DMPK, and protein/genomic biomarker services.  QPS welcomes employees who want to be part of a growing organization.

Summary

Incumbent will assist in maintaining a clean, well-stocked, and safe lab, and will assist in the smooth operation of the facility.

Essential Functions

  • Adherence to company safety practices, including the proper use of PPE, is mandatory.

  • Assist with morning laboratory preparations (posting Tomtec schedules, preparing dryers, etc.)

  • Ensure that the bioanalytical labs are clean and well-organized (labs are free of trash, dust, etc., materials are in their proper locations)

  • Ensure that the labs are well-prepared for client/regulatory visits

  • Ensure that the bioanalytical labs are supplied with clean lab-ware (glass, metal, and plastic)—lab-ware will be processed either manually or via the dishwasher

  • Perform waste disposal, which includes:

  • Liquids from wet and mass spec labs

  • Solids (including glass)

  • Biohazard liquids and solids (including glass), via Biohazard bags and boxes

  • Receive supplies (standing order and general supplies), distribute and arrange as necessary.

  • Ensure that the labs are well-stocked with supplies (SOP forms, standing orders, general supplies, labels, first aid supplies, solvents, etc.)

  • Maintain supply storage room

  • Conduct inventories as necessary (solvent, supply, first aid kit, etc.) and communicate supply requirements to Purchasing

  • Assist with clinical supply projects as necessary

  • Assist with inventory control, disposal, and organization (freezers, compounds, blank matrix, etc.)

  • Assist with general equipment inspections and maintenance

  • Shred documents as necessary

  • Assist with the disposal of recyclable materials

  • Job Requirements

    Competencies (“soft skills", traits, behaviors – i.e., adaptability, analytical thinking, tenacity, initiative, results orientation)

    • Analytical thinking

    • Ability to learn

    • Thoroughness

    • Concern for standards

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (i.e., knowledge of GLP regulations, operation of lab equipment, mathematical ability)

    • Proven knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations and other regulatory and safety standards

    • Ability to read and understand SOPs

    Education / Experience (minimum degree level and/or minimum number of years experience – including field of study and/or experience)

    High School Diploma, with scientific coursework or equivalent experience preferred.

    QPS, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  In accordance with federal, state, and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote and evaluate all personnel without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, physical disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Job applicants and present employees are evaluated solely on ability, experience, and the requirements of the job. In addition, QPS, LLC is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.