Laboratory Assistant – Chemical Development in Albany, NY

Date Posted: 11/05/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    Albany, NY
  • Job Type:
    Drug Discovery
  • Experience:
    Entry Level
  • Date Posted:
    11/05/2020

Job Description

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

Qualifications

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.


Job: Drug Discovery
Primary Location: Albany, New York
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 11/05/2020
Shift Type:

AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

EEO is the Law (English / Español) / EEO Supplement / Pay Transparency