Laboratory Operations Specialist I


Full time

Framingham, MA

The Laboratory Operations Specialist I, in the Bioanalytical division, is an entry-level Laboratory Operations Specialist who will work primarily in our lab and they will be accessioning clinical samples, following SOPs, documenting all work performed and will assist with QA tasks.

Responsibilities

Clinical Program Support

  • Accessioning of clinical samples in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) following the laboratory’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) for downstream processes
  • Collection kit preparation and internal QC
  • Manage discrepancies in clinical samples
  • Other duties as assigned

Laboratory Operations

  • Responsible for purchasing, ordering and maintaining an inventory of laboratory reagents and consumables, and for maintaining chemical inventory
  • Obtain and file Certificates of Analysis, MSDS, and/or other documentation reagents
  • Develop and improve SOPs for clinical laboratory related to accessioning and inventory
  • Coordinate maintenance and calibration on small equipment (balances, centrifuges, pipets) and large equipment (Mass spectrometer and freezers) used within the laboratory
  • Assist in QA tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree with 2 years’ experience (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) with 0-2 years’ experience
  • Experience with a LIMS with some scripting experience preferred, but not required
  • Reliability, responsibility, and attention to detail are required
  • Interest in a fast-paced laboratory environment
  • Demonstrated adherence to attendance and punctuality