Lab Technician - Manassas, VA
One of the world’s leaders in materials science, our client has an opening for a Lab Technician to work onsite in Manassas, VA. While this is a 6+ month contract position it has the potential to extend to 24 months.
3+ years of relevant experience in a science related field, including microbiology, chemistry, biology, biochemistry,.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Performs environmental monitoring, product testing and inspection at various stages of the production process in order to determine and maintain the quality and reliability of products. Achieve department requirements for safety, quality, product release, equipment uptime, sample throughput, and cost. Ensures goods are tested to meet release commitments.
• Perform Environmental Monitoring, reading of microbial plates and trending of microbial identification results.
• Perform in process testing including pH, osmolality, rapid endotoxin test, TOC, conductivity, and density
• Perform line clearances in support of liquid manufacturing and powder manufacturing
• Distribute manufacturing samples to retention/stability storage (as appropriate) and staging locations for post-production testing
• Testing responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:
o Perform and review biological/microbiological testing including sterility, bacteriastasis/fungistasis, antibiotic microbial assay, microbial limits, mycoplasma testing, powder bioburden, lymphocyte separation testing, USP/EP growth promotion, organism isolation/identification
o Perform and review environmental monitoring of cleanrooms including viable and non-viable air sampling and surface sampling in order to evaluate cleanliness
o Perform and review wet chemistry testing on raw materials and finished products as well as perform USP/EP WFI testing of water products
o Perform and review biochemical assays including DNase, RNase, Protease, glucose, protein, chloride, hydrogen peroxide, glutamine, kinetic chromogenic endotoxin testing, and powder particle size/moisture testing
• Cell Culture:
o Perform and review cell culture testing including plating efficiency, kill curve, two week growth promotion, confirmatory testing, toxicity testing, and trypsin testing
o Train QC personnel, ensuring procedures are being followed correctly and in compliance with established safety and training programs
o Inspect products at various stages of the production process in order to determine and maintain their quality and reliability and provide backup support to the QC inspector position when necessary
o Perform verification of calibration and preventive maintenance of equipment and keep the equipment in general working order within the laboratory
10PM-7AM Sunday through Thursday and 5AM-2PM Monday through Friday.
United States of America
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Job Title: Lab Technician
Location: Manassas, VA
Job Type: Temp Position
Reference ID: 362380
Posted Date: 4/5/2019