Laboratory Assistant – Chemical Development in Albany, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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Job Description

LABORATORY ASSISTANT – CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT in Albany, NY


AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Laboratory Assistant is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by ensuring that our labs run smoothly and that our scientific staff have everything they require for the development of pharmaceuticals. 

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.

 

In this role, you will:

                                                                                      

  • Conduct laboratory operations in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Maintain the laboratory and laboratory equipment in a clean, organized and orderly manner:
    • Wash, dry, and put away chemistry glassware;
    • Wipe down lab benches and take out trash/recycling;
    • Vacuum and mop lab floors;
    • Restock common laboratory items
    • Refill solvent bottles, prepare solutions, and pump solvents as needed;
  • Follow responsible actions regarding chemical waste disposal.  Maintain compliance with all regulations at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Assist scientists with operations involving some technical manipulations, if appropriate

Job Requirements

In this role, you will:

                                                                                      

  • Conduct laboratory operations in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Maintain the laboratory and laboratory equipment in a clean, organized and orderly manner:
    • Wash, dry, and put away chemistry glassware;
    • Wipe down lab benches and take out trash/recycling;
    • Vacuum and mop lab floors;
    • Restock common laboratory items
    • Refill solvent bottles, prepare solutions, and pump solvents as needed;
  • Follow responsible actions regarding chemical waste disposal.  Maintain compliance with all regulations at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Assist scientists with operations involving some technical manipulations, if appropriate

Required

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. 
  • Ability to qualify for and maintain clearance to wear a respirator at a “class B” level or above following OSHA mandated guidelines. 
  • Chemical Hygiene training

 

 

Preferred

 

  • Familiarity working in a laboratory setting
  • Math Skills: ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Basic mechanical skills as they apply to working in a laboratory setting (e.g. assembling new equipment, maintenance of vacuum pumps

 

 

All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.


Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.