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Lab Assistant- Automated Chemistry

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Primary Location: Valencia, California, United States Full time R1307927

Job description

Job Overview
Responsible for assisting senior laboratory staff with a variety of routine

laboratory procedures.  Assists laboratory in processing, storage and retrieval of specimens.

• Provides administrative and technical support to the lab.
• Maintains glassware for the laboratory
• washes, rinses, dries, distributes and stores glassware such as test tubes, beakers, flasks and cylinder
• Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of work areas including disinfecting workbenches, materials, equipment and other laboratory areas.
• Prepares and sterilizes laboratory supplies, equipment and other materials.
• Responsible for tube labeling and preparation.
• Facilitates post-analysis storage and sample banking.
• May conduct routine equipment maintenance.
• May make simple buffers for lab prep.
• May be responsible for lab area organization.
• Assists in maintenance of laboratory equipment.
• Assists with supply inventory functions and general clean up of laboratory workstations.
• Participates in continuing education through self study and attendance of meetings.
• Supports safety, quality, and 6S requirements and initiatives.
• Complies with company's procedures and regulatory requirements, as applicable.

• High School Diploma or equivalent  required
• 0-6 months of relevant work experience preferred

• Basic knowledge of practices and principles used in the laboratory.
• Basic knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
• Basic knowledge of general rules for safe exposure to chemical and blood borne pathogens.
• Basic knowledge of sterilization and decontamination procedures and hazardous waste management.
• Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and terminology.
• Basic Computer skills.
• Ability to maintain effective reporting procedures and control workflow.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers.

Q² Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, Q² Solutions' ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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“I know Q2 Solutions offers me a great career path with lots of options. My line manager fully supports my growth.”

Marianne H, Associate Laboratory Project Set-Up Manager

“There are tremendous opportunities to grow here. If you are driven, passionate and committed, the sky’s the limit.”

P. Surve, Clinical Process Team Lead

“What gets me most excited about being part of Q2 Solutions is working with cutting-edge technologies that help patients and further innovation in the field.”

Todd L., Scientist

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