Apex Systems Lab Tech in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Lab Tech in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

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  • Location:

Cambridge, MA

  • Job Type:

Sci: Lab Tech

  • Experience:

Up to 5 year(s)

  • Date Posted:


Job Description Job #: 924133

Job Description

  • We are looking for a self-sufficient, problem-solving individual that has chemistry and/or biology experience and ideally has worked with common equipment such as centrifuges, HPLC, flash chromatography, etc.

  • This individual will report to the Lab Manager, be detail-oriented and capable of following strict protocols but also capable of identifying opportunities to make improvements.

  • Their responsibilities may include all or some of the following tasks but will also change based on end user needs and individual skill sets.

  • Compound management

  • Individual will be responsible for filling daily compound requests.

  • This will be about a 5-10/hr per week task and involves the use of a few software programs, manual pipettes, and balances. Individual will work with scientists to ensure assays are run on time and work with our Shipper to ensure compounds are sent out as needed.

  • Front-lining lab equipment repair calls and working with service techs.

  • This will primarily involve gathering more information regarding service calls so techs are better prepared when they come onsite.

  • Ideally this individual will already have some experience troubleshooting equipment issues and will be able to solve less complex repairs.

  • Escorting service techs from front desk to equipment and filing service reports

  • Weekly nitrogen filling for our NMR

  • Weekly nitrogen filling for two cell storage dewars

  • Weekly plasma inventory restocking and reordering

  • Weekly bulk solvent restocking and reordering

  • Restocking chemistry reagents as needed

  • Scrapping freezers (bi-weekly)

  • Changing vacuum pump oil on occasion

  • Monitoring general lab supplies and restocking when necessary

  • Changing gas cylinders when needed

  • Escorting service techs from front desk to equipment and filing service reports

  • Actively engaging with scientists to improve our service level

Top skills/tech skills

  • Chem/Bio Degree preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience

  • Comfortable working in a lab

  • Basic instrumentation, Balancing and Compounding

  • HPLC (Empower)

If you are interested please e-mail sbarrett@apexlifesciences.com with a copy of your resume and title the e-mail 'Lab Tech- Cambridge'.

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