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Lab Technician

Job Title: Lab Technician
Location: Greater Washington DC area
Start Date: June 2024 (to be confirmed, but tentative start period)
Position Type: Full-Time
Education: Bachelor’s

Summary:
Maxim Biomedical is seeking a Lab Technician that exhibits an understanding of scientific principles regarding quality testing of consumables and IVD kit/reagent manufacturing. Candidate will be responsible for meeting testing and production schedules in a collaborative, fast-paced setting. Technician will be involved with performing laboratory quality testing responsibilities and be involved in the production of IVD devices, buffers, reagents, components and kits with a high-volume fulfillment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Quality testing and verification of manufactured reagents, components, and kits.
  • Operate semi-automated and automated equipment for use in testing.
  • Accurately complete documentation using executed protocols.
  • Assist as necessary for troubleshooting during quality testing and inspection.
  • Assist with assembly/manufacturing/production of lateral flow components or tests.
  • Set-up and stock work areas. Daily cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment and laboratory space.
  • Perform laboratory math calculations.
  • Maintaining and updating training binder.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing (GMP), Quality System Regulation (QSR), and safety regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Bachelor of Science in life sciences or similar discipline with 2+ years of equivalent work experience.
  • Fundamental Computer Skills.
  • Attention to detail, strong communication (verbal and written) and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to be productive and successful in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to effectively respond to change.
  • Must be able to lift at least 35lbs unassisted.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Highly skilled with pipetting and general lab equipment. Work experience with lateral flow manufacturing and automated equipment is preferred.
  • Good time-management skills with ability to work independently or within a team, while adhering to production timelines.
  • Strong agility, engagement, self-motivation, and flexibility in every-day tasks.
  • High standards of cleanliness, organization, and work ethic.

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience
Benefits: Maxim Biomedical offers a base salary, bonuses, paid time off, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k.