Randstad Laboratory Technician 3 in Saint Louis, Missouri

Laboratory Technician 3


Saint Louis, MO


US$ 15 - US$ 19 per hour

Date Posted:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Job Type:

Temp to Perm

Reference #:



Randstad USA Administration



Evaluate the quality of products by performing routine analysis, provide support to others and perform operations in support of the department.


- Schedule, set-up, and perform routine assays according to established protocols.

o Review protocol and set-up assays according to priority level.

o Determine chemicals and quantities needed.

o Select and prepare appropriate equipment and/or instrumentation.

o Perform procedures independently and accurately according to an established protocol.

o Complete the volume of work required to achieve departmental goals and meet the established deadlines.

- Document and communicate status of assays and results.

o Interpret results accurately.

o Communicate any aberrant observations with assay or assay results. Decide (with a supervisor or designee) if adjustments are necessary.

o Prepare accurate, complete, and legible records in accordance with established procedures.

o Maintain procedures up-to-date by making appropriate changes in written protocols when needed as established by supervisor or designee.

- Contribute to the support functions of the laboratory.

o Ensure lab supplies are adequately stocked.

o Prepare testing reagents (e.g. buffers, gels, standards, etc.) as needed.

o Maintain (clean, calibrate, etc.) equipment. Properly document and notify appropriate individuals if calibration is overdue.

o Maintain a clean work area and properly dispose of waste.

o Perform other group responsibilities thoroughly and on time.

Working hours: Mon- Friday 7am-4:30pm


--Quality Expectations

o-Ensure worksheets and other quality documents accurately reflect current procedure. Document procedures with appropriate technical detail in writing as directed by supervisor.

o-Notify supervisor of any deviation from current procedure.

o-Utilize system of quality documents for recording maintenance, calibration and usage of equipment and instruments as directed by supervisor.

o-Properly label chemicals and reagents with all needed quality documentation.

o-Participate as needed in quality audits including preparation of responses to questions.

o-Successfully complete required quality training.


Education:-Required-2 years college in the Life or Physical Sciences or equivalent relevant experience

Desired-2 year Lab Technician program

Experience:-See above

Essential and Critical Skills:-General analytical techniques

Basic PC operation

Basic knowledge of chemistry and math

Source of basic technical information

Basic analytical laboratory skills

Time management

Attention to detail

Verbal and written communication skills


Routine use of analytical quantities of all classes of chemicals. Proper use of hazardous chemicals.

Position requires safe work with open chemicals and may require wearing of appropriate PPE

Position may require lifting / pushing 80lbs. occasionally

Position may require shift work or work at different Saint Louis sites.

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