Laboratory Assistant in Buffalo, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

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Job Description

LABORATORY ASSISTANT in Buffalo, NY

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

The Laboratory Assistant role is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by performing operations which aid in maximizing the research productivity of the laboratory staff. A major component of this assistant’s rating will be based on productivity, teamwork and cooperation.

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:     


  • Wash, sterilize, dry, and put away all used laboratory glassware in pre-assigned locations as directed by Sr. Director of Discovery Biology.
  • Autoclave and relocate for disposal pre-sealed biological hazardous waste bags.
  • Perform record keeping including updating of the SDS database and monthly outgoing shipment log.
  • Package receiving duties in supervisor’s absence.
  • Sweep and mop laboratory floors and corridors weekly.
  • Restock general lab supplies (example nitrile gloves) to maintain levels set by supervisor.


Job Requirements


Required:


•       High School Diploma or equivalent and/or relevant experience.

•       Other pertinent training

•       Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

•       Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, concentration and volume. 

•       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. 




Physical Requirements:

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Incumbent must be able to obtain/qualify for and maintain the clearance to wear a respirator at a “class B” level or above following OSHA mandated guidelines.  

 

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.

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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.