Laboratory Technician

POSTED: January 10, 2020
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Job Description


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

 The Laboratory Technician is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by Assist scientists and managers with a variety of duties to efficiently utilize equipment and resources.  The Laboratory Technician is expected to demonstrate competency in many aspects of practical chemistry and provide significant assistance with a variety of tasks throughout the site.  A major component of the Laboratory Technician's performance rating will be based on efficiency, 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:                                                               

§  Chemical Management:

  • Assist with location, collection, packaging, and/or disposal of samples upon request.
  • Assist with chemical and consumable inventory and ordering.
  • Routinely order and stock the general storeroom and other general supply areas throughout the building

§  Records/Documents:

  • Assist with copying notebooks and other documents as needed, and review of all electronic copies for completeness (i.e., to ensure a true copy).

§  Laboratory Maintenance:

  • Order/Maintain laboratory glassware throughout the building and equipment storeroom. Hand wash glassware as needed.
  • Assist with preparation, transport, clean-up, and disposal of samples and solutions.
  • Assist with general laboratory maintenance and housekeeping as assigned.
  • Assist EHS group in disposal of chemicals, waste, and additional cleaning and/or maintenance of laboratory areas.  Follow responsible actions regarding chemical disposal.
  • Assist with maintenance and qualifications of general laboratory equipment.
  • Regular monitoring of the Water Purification System.
  • Assist with mapping of temperature control devices. Every couple of years (learn at end of year).

§  General:

  • Conduct laboratory operations in a safe manner.  Maintain familiarity with the Chemical Hygiene Plan. 
  • Maintain compliance with all regulations at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as all appropriate SOP’s.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:
  • Associates degree with significant course work in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, or equivalent industrial experience preferred.
  • Chemical Hygiene training
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Other pertinent training/courses
All interested applicants must apply online at:

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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. 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 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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