Laboratory Assistant


Science and Research

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Foster City

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Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA 95134 Phone : 408-577-1258



Job Description

Come join our client a global leader in genomics - an industry at the intersection of biology and technology.

Job Description: Position Summary: We are seeking a motivated and self-directed individual to support a variety of lab support needs, with the primary responsibility of washing and sterilizing lab ware, sterilizing media and maintaining, organizing and restocking lab supplies for a variety of departments. Responsibilities: Wash and sterilize lab ware. Picking up glass and plastic ware from manufacturing, QC and R&D labs. Maintain and organize dishwashing, autoclave and storage rooms. Daily, weekly, monthly and as-needed logging of various information on data sheets. Maintain sufficient and accurate inventory of lab supplies. Maintain overall cleanliness in areas of responsibility. Communicate professionally and effectively with both internal and external personnel. Perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment. Assist with equipment maintenance according to laboratory procedures; Maintain equipment logs and records as assigned. Perform daily temperature checks as assigned; Maintain all temperature logs and records as assigned. Perform regular preventive maintenance and cleaning of various equipment. Assist other lab support scientist when required. Organize and label all cupboards, drawers, shelves and storage rooms using standardized system. Daily, weekly, monthly and annual cleaning and preventive maintenance of dishwashing room equipment. Organize and maintain, as needed, filing system of all hard copy materials related to lab supplies, equipment and metrology activities. Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs. Requirements: Knowledge of SDS (safety data sheets) for relevant chemicals. Ability to multitask; individual initiative; independent thought; ability to work in collaborative teams Excellent problem-solving skills and comfort with instrumentation All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities. Comments for Suppliers: MEGA Lab Position: Wednesday - Sunday 3:30P-12:00A