Lab Specialist Job Description

Lab Specialist Job Description

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Lab specialist provides required recorded scenarios, in approved format, to WGU staff within 24 hours of a simulation assessment.

Lab Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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The primary responsibilities of the Lab and Monitoring specialist include acting as a chemist in performing environmental analysis, typically in assessing, analyzing, researching and ensuring environmental policy compliance with pertinent Federal, state and local environmental regulations, which may include CERCLA, CAA, and RCRA
Communicates issues, technical failures, and activity status updates to direct supervisor
Provide support for the implementation of change controls associated with these applications in response to audit observations or investigations
Trains less experienced analysts on basic and some more complex system activities
Participate on a variety of teams in support of business process improvement projects
Work with automation team regarding technical issues, upgrades and updates to systems as required
Work with the global IT team, QC Analytical and Microbiology teams
Work in a cGMP laboratory and manufacturing environment following techniques which require one to maintain a high attention to detail, to properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and to handle hazardous materials
Specialists should be observant of their work area and related tools and identify and report any discrepancy from normal practice or procedure, recommending corrective action
Incumbents normally receive general instructions on routine work and general instructions on new assignments

Lab Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lab Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, RRT, RCES, CCI, RCIS, ASCP, MT, MLT, NCA

Education for Lab Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lab specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Human Relations, Biochemistry, Science, Education, Molecular Biology, Computer, Cell Biology

Skills for Lab Specialist

Desired skills for lab specialist include:

Case scenarios using simulation software
Irregular work hours
Specialized area of research
Microsoft Office
Computer networking technology
Vascular-related organ anatomy
Commonly used concepts
Procedures in the health care industry
Microbiology and immunology

Desired experience for lab specialist includes:

Minimum of 0-3 years relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, biochemistry, or related discipline
Working knowledge of databases and laboratory applications including LIMS, Smartlab, Aegis, Nugensis, and Empower, software desired
No direct supervision, but the Specialist will be expected to participate in the training of less experienced staff in normal operational tasks
Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, biochemistry, or related discipline
Minimum of 1-3 years relevant experience preferred
Teach laboratory courses per semester at the discretion of the department chair and Dean

Lab Specialist Examples


Lab Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lab specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lab specialist
  • HTST operation
  • Work with the IT Account Managers and local business representatives to get the best implementation of computerized laboratory systems
  • Act as a subject matter expert on implementing and using the available IT platform solutions to the benefit of our R&D labs
  • Partner with internal and external IT organizations to ensure the delivery of Lab Computing solutions and services needed
  • Ensure IT requirements in relation to validation and required documentation are met
  • Pro-actively advise and implement improvements to the lab IT architecture (ensure backups, remote platform updates )
  • Support business departments with Lab Computing implementations and validation
  • Support business departments with maintaining the laboratory systems, excluding the actual device (= Laboratory Computing Help Desk)
  • Support the Lab Computing Lead in training other Lab Computing Specialists
  • Support non-local business departments as Laboratory Computer Help Desk when required
Qualifications for lab specialist
  • Requires the equivalent of a B.S
  • Flexibility in order to work with and provide support for a number of people
  • Engineering degree from top college/university is required
  • Individual must be collaborative, flexible, innovative, and able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Understanding of PHY and MAC network concepts is required, software defined radio experience is a bonus
  • Existing experience with IoT platforms and LPWAN technologies is a major plus

Lab Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lab specialist. 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 specialist
  • Work closely with responsible engineers, manufacturing engineers, and production test lab to ensure a testable product is being developed and influence design to increase product reliability and test coverage
  • Run/manage ~2-3 Innovation Lab projects at any given time
  • Make recommendations based on experience and evolving business needs which will shape the future organization and direction of the Lab
  • Promotes a safe working environment and ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures
  • Works with team to ensure compliance with all administrative responsibilities
  • Establishes and cultivates internal and external relationships to enhance business performance and customer experiences
  • Implements Installation Management processes to ensure the project is well-organized and timely per the customer expectations
  • Adherence to Quality Policies and Departmental Standard Operation Procedures
  • Must adhere to all Safety compliance requirements (internal/external)
  • Delivers level of service that continuously surpasses customer expectations
Qualifications for lab specialist
  • Expert knowledge in lab computing
  • Good understanding of GxP
  • Good knowledge on standard computer operating systems and hardware
  • A demonstrated track record of success as a Lab Computing Specialist
  • Effective at working with business partners to understand their needs in order translate them into clear requirements
  • Writes and speaks English

Lab Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lab specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lab specialist
  • Partners with Lab Automation Customer Experience Project Managers to assist in gaining customer business and loyalty
  • Ability to work professionally with all levels of internal/external organizations
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs frequently and up to 70lbs infrequently
  • Must be able to handle bending and stooping over a prolong period of time (up to 10 hours)
  • Must be able to handle prolong standing (up to 10 hours per day)
  • Must be able to push/pull materials up to 100lbs
  • Must wear all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required by company guidelines
  • You provide a high quality process and technical consulting, including workflow simulations, turnaround time (TAT) analysis, and details total cost of ownership analysis
  • Proactively propose Lean studies (workflow analysis and efficiency studies), define action plans and follow ups
  • Design total instrument solution including performing instrument configuration for pre- and post-analytical platforms
Qualifications for lab specialist
  • A team player who places great emphasis on collective achievements
  • Strong soft skills, self-starter and able to work independently, proven ability to manage projects
  • Sireless technologies Cisco/Arub
  • Two (2) years of customer service experience, preferably in a laboratory setting
  • Support Sales in pre-sales activities with technical know-how, layout and workflow analysis
  • Support Service in pre-installation visits and definition on the implementation plan

Lab Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of lab specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lab specialist
  • Design tailored solutions together with Account Managers, Product Specialists, Application Specialist, and IT
  • Ensure that all administration is completed in a timely and accurate manner, and guarantee the activity reporting at the CRM (Clarify) software and appropriate escalation of product issues to Dubai management center, and ensure that all administration is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible for the timely entry and resolution of test order issues(s) or physician enrollment issue(s) for the client to facilitate timely and accurate test ordering
  • Conducts all assigned job duties in a timely and productive manner
  • Meets required metrics as determined by supervisor
  • Ensure effective operation of all laboratory equipment and serves as point of contact for instrument repairs
  • Plans, organizes and provides oversight of raw material testing performed, including contract testing laboratories, vendors and warehousing
  • Communicates with Quality Assurance and Materials Management departments to ensure on-time delivery of test results and issuance of CoA
  • Ensures raw material standard operating procedures are kept-up-to-date with manufacturer’s operating manuals and recommendations
  • Responsible for the revision or development of new material specifications
Qualifications for lab specialist
  • Colorado Surgical Assistant License upon hire, preferred
  • Medical billing, insurance, or terminology desired, but not required
  • Overtime and working extended hours may be required to support the operational needs of the lab
  • Occasionally required to wear personal protective equipment
  • Overtime and working extended hours may be required to support the operational needs of the laboratory
  • Assists is the creation of new standard operation procedures for raw materials

Lab Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lab specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lab specialist
  • Supports raw material activities such as sample and reagent management
  • Participates in the drafting of new standard operating procedures (SOPs), Technical bulletins and the maintenance of existing SOPs related to the departmental activities on both a regional or global basis
  • Participates in audits/inspections from regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical sponsors
  • Actively communicate with technical counterparts located at other facilities throughout the organization to ensure harmonization
  • Provides troubleshooting techniques for difficult methods or methods which have developed some analytical imprecision which may adversely affect the assay performance
  • Leads in the design, performance and evaluation of sample stability studies as required
  • Provides statistical analysis of data from all laboratory sites, certification studies, and other tasks as needed
  • Develops and maintains an accurate Task List and provide Metrics related to assay validations, stability studies, QC, Proficiency surveys, and/or laboratory performance indicators
  • Provides training on instrument validationss, assay validations, quality control, handling of proficiency surveys and/or accreditation scheme samples
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive validation program for all new instruments and new assays in accordance with regulatory guidelines
Qualifications for lab specialist
  • Typically a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a cGMP Quality Control department in a FDA regulated industry
  • Experience with laboratory raw material testing and release required
  • Limited use of laboratory equipment, chemicals and biological materials
  • Develops and maintains the development of schedules and completes data analysis for performing linearity and comparison studies, or other studies as required by regulatory agencies or as requested by sponsors
  • Ensures all Technical Bulletins received in the laboratory are distributed in a timely manner for review by lab management and the global harmonization team
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive proficiency testing survey and accreditation program for all active assays in accordance with regulatory guidelines

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