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Actalent Lab Support Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Description:

Position Summary

In this role the candidate will use their exceptional organizational skills to support all research activities and will assume a large variety of operational tasks. The ideal candidate must have experience in the following areas: purchasing, maintaining an adequate inventory of research consumables and provide lab support services to all the Research lab. These services include waste management, inventory management, sample management and Covid testing.

Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

•Support lab supervisor and scientists with day to day operations in a research setting.

•Support all laboratory services work as needed such as autoclaving, dish washing, and labrestocking.•Assist in managing all lab inventory through the inventory management program and order asneeded.

•Manage, pack samples, create labels and ship to external CROs.

•Shipping and receiving all materials and distribute accordingly.

•Dispose of biohazardous materials, chemical waste, sharp and other potentially hazardousmaterials according to regulations.

•Maintain lab cleanliness by performing daily lab walk through.

•Escort vendors to lab as needed to perform equipment maintenance.

•Assist in Covid testing to all employees, accession samples and ship as needed.

•Work as a member of the lab support team, perform routine and other duties as assigned

Skills:

inventory control, purchasing, lab testing, aseptic technique, sample preparation, media prep

Top Skills Details:

inventory control,purchasing,lab testing,aseptic technique,sample preparation,media prep

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Supporting lab activities, and researchers,

Disinfect and sterilization

Waste management

Stocking

Technical Requirements & Skills:

•2+ years of previous experience in a scientific laboratory services in a university or biotechenvironment

•Experience with purchasing and inventory management is preferred.

•Aseptic technique knowledge and working in a BSL2 lab.

•Customer oriented, excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and workefficiently with people at all levels in an organization

•Ability to execute duties with a high attention to detail and to adjust workload based on priorities.

•Must have exceptional attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

•Ability to work independently and be proactive with a can-do attitude.

•Knowledge of Stockboss and Oracle is a plus

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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