Lab Tech Job Description

Lab Tech Job Description

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Lab tech provides exceptional quality by adhering to specimen collection procedures, specimen requirements by test, and having a low rejection rate.

Lab Tech Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective lab tech job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included lab tech job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Combines and processes weighed ingredients, observing batch throughout manufacturing process
Equipment usage, calibration, and maintenance
Inspect incoming material
Audit manufacturing processes
Record inspection and audits results
Report non-conforming material (in-process)
Process and analyze supplier raw material verification samples
Support NPD, MPF, VA/VE, productivity and process change activities as needed
Final inspection process / product audits per schedule
What role in sample collection, inspection and preparation?

Lab Tech Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lab Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CLT/MLT/AMT, ASCP, BLS, MLT, N45, ANSI, CVT, ACLS, CPR, AMT

Education for Lab Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lab tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Science, Chemistry, Education, Associates, Biology, Medical, Medical Technology, Supervision, Technical, Biological Science

Skills for Lab Tech

Desired skills for lab tech include:

Microsoft Office products
Laboratory procedure and instrumentation
Policies and procedures for patient preparation
Pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality
Sample requirements
Specimen collection
System computers as by job assignment
Specialized
Alternate specimen requirements
Minimum

Desired experience for lab tech includes:

Work within Functional Test stand software to configure and execute testing per work order or verbal instructions
Must be familiar with Good Laboratory Practices
Ability to consistently lift, push and pull 30-40 pounds
Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills to articulate clearly, keep neat and accurate records, and deal with internal and external contacts at all levels
Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, and implement schedules for routine testing, Must be able to work independently
Knowledge of Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Lab Tech Examples

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Lab Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lab tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lab tech
  • Prepares material for shipment by common carrier
  • Responds to all telephone inquiries in a courteous and helpful manner based on knowledge of departmental policies, procedures and systems
  • Receives orders from PCIS
  • Performs Laboratory Information System standard order entry including
  • Collect, identify and prepare various samples for analyses
  • Set up, maintain and operate various types of laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Perform analyses using hazardous chemicals and prescribed procedures to determine quality of product samples
  • Perform calculations, review data for accuracy, prepare reports, maintain database records and other job-related duties as assign
  • Set up test equipment, obtain, analyze, and record test data
  • Progress toward ANSI N45
Qualifications for lab tech
  • Able to operate various refinery laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Understand basic hardware debug and problem isolation
  • Knowledgeable in basic set-up and debug of bench testing
  • Communicates well with various disciplines and multiple levels in the organization
  • Identify, correct, and report causes of non-conformance with appropriate
  • Familiar with MS office tool -- Excel and Word
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Lab Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lab tech. 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 tech
  • Note - Embryonic eggs are utilized for virus propagation
  • Performs testing on patient specimens in a lab specialty/sub specialty
  • Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and reference ranges for test methods
  • Serves as a consultant to lab staff and other clinical staff as needed
  • Arrange for transfusion of blood products when ordered by physician
  • Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently
  • Identifies troubleshooting procedures and calls technical services as needed
  • Performs lab tests including, but not limited to, inspection of in process and finished product talc samples for LOI, Carbonate
  • Performs tests of production process samples for analytical purposes
  • Maintains electronic data of testing results
Qualifications for lab tech
  • Detailed work ethic, accountable and disciplined in actions
  • Willingness to take ownership and complete tasks on time
  • Experience in measuring, pipetting, documenting and packaging materials is a plus
  • Organized, responsible and dependable
  • Using hands for extended periods of time
  • Walking throughout the lab and production environment
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Lab Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of lab tech. 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 tech
  • Identify need for development of new procedures
  • Update/redline current departmental procedures
  • Ink processing, testing and printing
  • End use applications testing
  • Documents assigned projects and hours in WinLims/GPM
  • Ensure projects are completed in a timely manner
  • Communicates the results of project assignments and field trials in the form of oral and written presentations
  • Identifies and communicates QC plan on new product designs
  • Follows standard operating procedures/work instructions/test methods to ensure ink meets customer expectations
  • Performs all laboratory related functions on SAP system
Qualifications for lab tech
  • Bending and kneeling at times
  • 2 - 5 years surgical or procedural radiology experience
  • 1 year of Cath Lab experience preferred
  • This position performs calibration of scientific instrumentation or measurement and test equipment, including the development of calibration protocols
  • Consistently demonstrate safe behaviors such as use of safety surveys, PPE, verifying rating and condition of equipment, Aptitude to follow test plans safely and produce quality test results
  • Graduate of an accredited CVT program
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Lab Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of lab tech. 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 tech
  • Assist with the qualification, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment and related systems
  • Supports and guides lab technicians in career development and continuous improvement goals
  • Provides preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assist with review and updating of laboratory documentation related to laboratory instrumentation and testing
  • Follow written procedures as they relate to product testing
  • Practice safe work habits and adhere to safety procedures and guidelines
  • Interacts with internal and external customers address technical questions and provide solutions to problems
  • Keep laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders and verifying receipt
  • Participate in process improvement team projects
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshoot breakdowns, and perform maintenance or schedule repairs
Qualifications for lab tech
  • A general understanding of safety requirements – EHS (SEAL) and PPE
  • Former Lab Experience
  • Contribute both independently in team situations by possessing technical aptitude, basic problem solving skills, conflict resolution abilities, prioritization mastery, and demonstrated leadership
  • BS in Life Sciences.BS in Chemistry preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in Lead Tech role.5+ years’ experience in Supervisor role preferred
  • Ability to deal with employees with a positive, professional, and successful manner
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Lab Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lab tech. 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 tech
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the lab managers to ensure equipment is efficiently utilized and scheduled appropriately ahead of time
  • Perform work and record keeping activities according the directions of the EnerSys Engineering Manual and the guidelines of ISO9001
  • Perform preventive maintenance on lab equipment on a routine basis
  • Perform initial building of hardware components
  • Assist with Power, Space and Cooling for a lab that supports ~100 racks
  • Develop installation plans and coordinate redesign efforts with system administration and system engineering teams
  • Assist telecommunications technicians in trouble shooting
  • Plan and implement Data Center enhancements and undertake project work
  • Manage all incoming phone calls and transfer to the appropriate person as in the Pathologist, Lab Director, If the person is unable to take the call, an accurate message must be taken and given to the specific individual in a timely fashion
  • Responsible for recording results and data, cleaning and inventorying equipment, communicating lab and patient information while maintaining a level of confidentiality
Qualifications for lab tech
  • Must have some HPLC and/or GC knowledge
  • Ability to finish a job to completion
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task, and must be a quick learner and adapt to change
  • Intern / Research experience strongly preferred but not required
  • Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend as needed
  • He Technician must be physically able to do the work required

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