Lab Associate Job Description

Lab Associate Job Description

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Lab associate provides verification by documentation in support in the areas of the company's shelf life programs, chemical laboratory support, Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), research support and other general support, as needed.

Lab Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Has detailed knowledge of the study protocols, lab manuals, and acceptable performance of quizzes
Recruits study participants by calling the database, attending company sponsored community events, and involve in community recruitment including but not limited to posting flyers in schools, senior centers, supermarkets, and other establishments
Enters study participants in the study participant tracking system, ClinBase, and study logs, maintains appointment calendars, and operates company information systems and computer programs
Conducts screening visits and study protocol specific participant visits, assists staff physicians in assessment of concomitant medications, adverse events, lab results and other test results
Performs appropriate psychometric and efficacy testing according to study protocol
Receives authorized sign-off to verify accuracy of all study participant visits
Responsible for ensuring sample processing, storage and shipment is according to protocol, lab manual or Sponsor provided documentation, following GCP and site SOPs to ensure accurate and complete data collection with documented Quality Control at each step
Perform simple diagnostic laboratory tests (for example pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and drugs of abuse tests) according to current CLIA registration
Assist with ensuring daily monitoring of laboratory storage equipment temperatures if automated monitoring system is unavailable for example during planned and unplanned power outages
Prepares/monitors study supplies, stock levels, and equipment in clinic and lab, to ensure functioning properly, calibrated, and have updated maintenance records from (i.e., scales, ClinBase carts, freezers, mechanical pipettes, centrifuges, refrigerators )

Lab Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lab Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: US, ASCP, MLT, DOT, IATA, RCRA, MLS, MT, NCA, AMT

Education for Lab Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lab associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Science, Education, Biology, Microbiology, Associates, Physical Sciences, Biological Science, Computer, Communication

Skills for Lab Associate

Desired skills for lab associate include:

Instrument/software/documentation repair and calibration systems
General rules for safe exposure to chemical and blood borne pathogens
Practices and principles of basic laboratory operations
Sterilization and decontamination procedures and hazardous waste management
GLPs and USP testing methodology
Microsoft office applications
Aseptic technique and microbiological testing according to FDA

Desired experience for lab associate includes:

Identify and problem solves study-related issues as they arise, bringing to the attention of the CRC, CLC, and management as applicable
Assumes appropriate role with study participants and caregivers including but not limited to safety, care, and customer service
Attends and assists with site-initiation visit, start-up, study team, staff, and unit meetings
Completes Case Report Forms (CRF) in a timely manner or per project-specific timelines
Ensure quality assurance and accuracy of source and CRF documentation in real-time and throughout the study
Assists with Monitor visits (i.e., room set up, query resolution)

Lab Associate Examples


Lab Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of lab associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lab associate
  • Maintains accurate accountability for petty cash
  • Maintains and updates knowledge of ICH GCP and SOPs to ensure compliance and proper application in work
  • Maintain a positive, results orientated work environment, building relationships with management, colleagues, and other departments, communicating in an open, balanced and objective manner
  • Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies
  • Conducts pre and post-deployment inspections of inflators and components for physical integrity
  • Set-up and operate various manual machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders
  • Duties include data entry, high-speed video camera set-up and hand tool use
  • Ability and willingness to perform moderate physical tasks, such as lifting, carrying, bending, continuous standing
  • Takes the initiative to notice and follow-up on discrepancies
  • Lead authorship of scientific manuscripts
Qualifications for lab associate
  • English, English/Japanese, English/Korean, English/Other
  • Prior clinical research experience, floor nursing, and/or psychiatric experiences a plus
  • Phlebotomy certification and maintenance of certification is a plus
  • LVN licensure and maintenance of licensure is required if applicable
  • Ability to work in an agile, adaptable, dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and as part

Lab Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lab associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lab associate
  • Present data at local and international scientific meetings
  • Attend and participate in journal clubs and meetings
  • Train and supervise graduate and undergraduate students
  • Build and manage relationships with vendors to support all aspects of planning, procurement, production management/scheduling, and fulfillment
  • Partner with our 3PL to oversee warehouse management, logistics and returns management for omni-channel distribution
  • Assist in the on-boarding and compliance of new customers and sales channels
  • Work with operations team, brand managers and marketing to analyze demand and predict inventory needs using forecasting models and other operational variables that impact key company metrics
  • Process vendor invoices including recording and tracking costs to effectively control budget and facilitate procure-to-pay process across internal business functions
  • Record and streamline back-end operational processes including order to cash flow, returns and refund processing, fraud prevention, repairs and warranty
  • Define and track KPIs across functional areas, own operational metrics related to vendor and inventory performance
Qualifications for lab associate
  • Duties of this job are regularly performed indoors
  • Work is primarily in a laboratory environment and may include some work in office environment to include cubicles and/or in and around shipping/receiving docks, stock rooms, and storage locations
  • This position is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, reach and pull with hands and arms
  • Work includes standing on your feet for the majority of each shift
  • Associate is regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Personal protective equipment must be worn to include lab coats, safety gloves, and safety glasses

Lab Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lab associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lab associate
  • Assist in creating and delivering training programs for sales reps and follow up with them to ensure timely and efficient field support
  • Operation of robotic laboratory equipment (Hamiltons and similar systems) and traditional lab equipment (bioanalyzers, centrifuges, sealers, thermocyclers, spectrometers, HPLCs, Next Gen Sequencing )
  • Schedules and performs maintenance and calibration on equipment according to lab operating standards
  • Adjusts, repairs and dispenses eyewear as required
  • Provides customer service as required
  • Notifies customers on job status
  • Cleans and maintains the lab area
  • Re-stocks inventory
  • Maintains inventory of lens & supplies
  • Fabricates jobs on timely basis
Qualifications for lab associate
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and procedure
  • Accurate record keeping and data management skills
  • Ability to work independently contribute to a supportive team environment
  • Basic computer literacy including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in setting up a new laboratory
  • Knowledge of MatLab and LabView software

Lab Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a lab associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lab associate
  • Maintains calibration logs
  • Ensures “ready when promised” program is being adhered to
  • Ensures safety standards are complied to
  • Completion and demonstrated competency of NECE
  • Customer feedback (NPS, letters, web-site, phone calls)
  • Fostering a team environment with Associates, Doctors and Dr
  • Effective execution and follow-through of Ready When Promised Program
  • Effective execution of visual merchandising and presentation standards
  • Exhibiting a professional presentation both in appearance and demeanor with customers, Associates and Doctors
  • Cleanliness of retail and non-retail areas in the store
Qualifications for lab associate
  • Microscopy experience
  • Experience with yeast cell work
  • Understand and accurately perform testing while maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Optical training
  • Associate’s Degree in Chemistry or related physical science
  • Willing and able to work a twelve (12) hour shift to include, weekends & holidays

Lab Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lab associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lab associate
  • Accurately identifying and documenting clarity characteristics on a diagram
  • Utilizing reference manuals to apply appropriate grading techniques, procedures and guidelines
  • Assisting with other laboratory duties
  • Receive and extract NAC samples daily
  • Monitor and maintain automation equipment
  • Write protocols for current lab processes as needed
  • Actively communicate with the lab production manager on throughput, quality, and resource status and needs
  • Responsible for all surgical skills meetings, agendas and correspondence to the Bio-skills participants
  • Oversee all labs at assigned location and at other lab facilities where the surgical skills team is needed in regards to scheduling of lab activities, instrumentation and personnel for all product areas as assigned
  • Remain current on all laws and regulations pertaining to the daily operation of a laboratory facility
Qualifications for lab associate
  • Basic laboratory skills with preference for experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, self-starter type personality
  • Flexible schedule to sometimes work on weekends as needed
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, travel up and down stairs, crouch, stoop and reach
  • MT, MLS, or MLT (ASCP) certification or equivalent within six (6) months of hire or promotion
  • Requires continuous walking, standing and moving about or continuous sitting depending on the production station

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