Element Materials Technology

Lab Tech Support

Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
ID
2020-6113

Overview

Analytical Lab Corp, proud to be part of Element, is looking for a Lab Support Tech to work in a fast-paced environment directing laboratory-based studies evaluating antimicrobial products. The Laboratory Technician supports laboratory functionality by preparing/sterilizing media, reagents, supplies and maintaining chemical/laboratory supply stocks used in testing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepares media and reagents per the media schedule or by management request in a timely manner
  • Prepares and stocks laboratory materials including but not limited to: glass, ceramic, porcelain and stainless steel carriers, Petri dishes, forceps, general laboratory supplies, and glassware, per the media schedule or by management request in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the timely decontamination, washing, cleaning and sterilization of laboratory glassware and supplies
  • Responsible for generating and maintaining strict documentation of raw data to ensure a high level of scientific integrity.
  • Monitors and maintains stock supplies for testing including but not limited to: dry chemicals, liquid chemicals, prepared media, prepared reagents and prepared solutions. Sets up laboratory testing supplies
  • Performs quality control procedures on media and reagents prepared in the media production laboratory using aseptic technique
  • Assists with the monitoring, cleaning and decontaminating of laboratory equipment on a routine basis
  • Assists in the implementation of quality control and quality assurance methods and practices.
  • Logs in projects and test substances into the Master Schedule according to established procedures in a timely manner. Creates Test Substance Accountability Records for test substances
  • Assists Client Relations in receiving test substances or with other tasks as requested by Management

Skills / Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Science or related field preferred. Up to one year applicable experience in a technical or laboratory requirement preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles of media production, sterilization, quality control and aseptic techniques
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, equipment apparatus and terminology.
  • Ability to make basic mathematical computations
  • Work as an effective and proactive team-player; understands the importance of supporting the organization, customers and other Analytical Lab Group - Midwest employees
  • Able to manage work time, determine priorities, seek assistance when necessary, and complete projects within deadlines.Able to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and manage own work in a fast-paced environment. Able to work unsupervised, make moderate level decisions independently, and solve problems effectively and creatively

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Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

 

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

 

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

 

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

 

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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