The technician will be responsible for supporting microbiology lab needs including running the autoclave, dry heat oven, stocking and ordering supplies, sanitizations, media stocking, and other basic lab tasks in a facility that manufactures sterile and non-sterile products in a GMP environment.
Daily sample receipt/Logging of samples into LIMS
Prepare contract lab shipments for Micro
Support lab tasks such as sanitizations, autoclave, dry heat oven, biohazard, alarm responses, issue BI's, equipment prep for calibrations
Ordering, checking expirations, and stocking supplies
Media Fill Reads
Support weekly/monthly/quarterly cleaning of equipment and laboratory
Other basic lab tasks as assigned
Maintains a clean, organized lab environment
Supports lab tasks and works with associates as needed
Work in laminar flow hoods
Maintain documentation in accordance with GMP including timely recording of information
Ability to work safely; seek out and encourage safe practices
Ability to focus attention to details and ensure high quality work
Ability to cope with a rapidly changing work environment
Self-starter that takes initiative to do work with minimal supervision
Time management skills
Commitment to teamwork
Commitment to continuous improvement
Effective communication with co-workers and supervisors
Proactively achieves results for the best of the organization
Ability to work hard and contribute to an enjoyable working environment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of High School diploma required
Some experience in a GMP environment preferred
The successful employee will have the ability to function in a microbiological laboratory environment. The employee should have no inhibitions regarding safely handling microorganisms present in the laboratory and no health conditions/allergies that would prevent them from doing so.
The employee may be required to participate in an on call schedule for various shift, holiday, or weekend work as needed.
This job requires a large amount of physical activity. Walking, lifting, pushing and pulling carts, reaching, climbing, and bending are all required. Steel toe shoes, scrubs, safety glasses, and other PPE equipment must be worn based on job being performed.
Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law. Alkermes also complies with all work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Alkermes is an E-Verify employer.
Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.