QC Labratory Technician

Job Title

QC Labratory Technician

Job Description

PURPOSE:
To support laboratory personnel in the testing of raw materials, bulk product, and finished product and general organization and cleaning of the laboratory.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Samples of chemical components, manufactured bulk product, and finished drug product are submitted to the QC Laboratory for testing. The QC Laboratory Technician supports the laboratory by keeping the laboratory clean, organized and stocked.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
Clean and store glassware.
Maintain laboratory reagent inventory and order reagents when necessary.
Maintains retain room clean and organized.
Wears adequate PPE while performing functions.
Performs simple analytical tests (pH, viscosity, density)
Perform other duties as specified by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be safety minded.
Excellent organization and computer use skills (MS. Word, MS Excel).
Must be able to follow instructions and procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This position requires standing approximately 80% of the time due to laboratory bench work. Occasional assistance in product inspection (weekly) will require walking, bending, lifting (possibly up to 40 lbs. or more) as well as clerical, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
This position requires daily working with hazardous and toxic chemicals, dust, and fumes necessitating use of personal protective equip¬ment such as safety glasses, face shields, respirators, fume hoods, etc.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Within 90 days of initial employment, the technician should be capable of keeping the lab organized and clean, ordering chemicals, organizing retain samples, running simple tests, and safely disposing of samples.

BEHAVIORAL SKILLS:
Ability to follow instructions and procedures in a timely and safe manner.
Ability to interact with supervisors, co-workers, in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
All employees will follow and uphold policies as set out and signed in HHG Employee Handbook.

Basic Qualifications

• A 4-year high school degree or equivalent is required.
• A two year technical degree or certificate is preferred.
• Experience in a lab environment a plus.
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.