Laboratory Technician in Albany, NY

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Laboratory Technician in Albany, NY
AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The Laboratory Technician supports new product and existing product development by working to manufacture products within a safe laboratory environment.
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:
• Effectively utilize standard laboratory and Small Scale Development equipment and instrumentation.
Participate in the cleaning, upkeep and maintenance of the laboratories, production areas, and equipment.
• Under the direction of senior staff, conduct laboratory experiments that include synthesis, isolation, purification and analysis of target compounds.
• Complete and maintain associated batch documentation (laboratory notebook or batch record) necessary for the manufacture of active pharmaceutical intermediates or other products.
• Perform all duties safely in accordance with AMRI Safety Program, OSHA requirements, FDA regulations, and all applicable federal, state and local regulations.
• Be proactive in assuming responsibilities that enable the laboratory areas to function more effectively such as maintaining excellent housekeeping, initiating maintenance requests to repair faulty equipment, assisting in casual maintenance, and effectively preparing for new production.
• Assisting Development Chemists as necessary in preparing for project startups.
• Required to operate the various reactors, filters and dryers.
Additionally, the technician will be required to operate all support systems within the building such as the breathing air system, scrubbers, vacuum systems, etc. as needed to perform assignments.
• Communicate with development chemists, analytical chemists, QC and QA personnel, material handling personnel, maintenance and engineering personnel, information systems personnel and specific members of management (when requested).
• Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or service.
• Exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices.
• Perform other related duties as may be reasonably assigned


Qualifications and background to be successful in this role: High School diploma or equivalent. Some college experience with major in chemistry or equivalent industry experience preferred. Chemical Hygiene training. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Job: Development
Primary Location: Albany, NY
Schedule: Full time
Job Posting: 03/01/2021
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