Laboratory Technician 3

Posted 12 May 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 206175

Details

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your Role:

Compliance with all department and company safety guidelines and procedures:

  • Ability to assess hazards associated with materials used based upon SDS and determine appropriate PPE required
  • Practice sound safety behaviors throughout all processes 
  • Ensure you are adequately trained prior to performing tasks, assignments 
  • Identify and report any unsafe conditions and assist with solving the problem
  • Attend all required safety meetings and perform all required safety training
  • Participate in Department and Site Safety Initiatives as assigned

 
Compliance with all department and company quality guidelines and procedures:

  • Ensure all training is complete and in a timely manner
  • Notify supervisor of any deviation from established protocol
  • Participate in pre-audit activities
  • Utilize system of quality documents for recording maintenance, calibration and usage of equipment and instruments as directed by supervisor
  • Understand the concept of lean processes and maintain visual management system

 
Schedule, set up and perform routine group tasks according to established protocols:

  • Review protocol and set up group specific tasks according to priority level
  • Select and prepare appropriate equipment or instrumentation to be used for testing
  • Perform routine assays scheduled by Supervisor or Designee 
  • Accurately document and communicate status of tests and outcomes
  • Communicate any unexpected observations to Supervisor or Designee
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve departmental goals and meet the established deadlines

 
Contribute to the support functions of the lab:

  • Ensure lab supplies are adequately stocked
  • Prepare testing reagents (buffers, gels, standards, etc.) as needed
  • Maintain equipment (clean and calibrate); properly document and notify appropriate individuals if calibration is overdue
  • Maintain a clean work area and properly dispose of waste
  • Perform other group responsibilities thoroughly and on time
  • Actively works with teammates and communicates respectfully
  • Willingness to change focus so that all critical tasks are to be covered daily
  • Actively participates in cross training to meet changing business demands
  • May require shift work

 
Physical Attributes:

  • Position requires safe work with open chemicals and may require wearing of appropriate PPE (including respirator)
  • Routine use of all hazard classes of chemicals
  • Routinely able to lift minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Physical ability to meet job requirements

 

Who You Are:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of college courses preferred in the Life Sciences or Physical Sciences; or equivalent lab experience
  • Basic PC operation
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic hands-on experience with fundamental lab techniques
  • Willingness to adapt to changing roles throughout the organization, based on business demands

 

RSRMS


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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