Laboratory Assistant - Part-Time

A Laboratory Assistant role in Durham, NC is now available through Adecco Medical and Science. In this role, we are looking for someone to performs research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment. Records observations and measurements and reports results. Please note this is a part-time position (25 hours/week) and 6-month+ contract role starting immediately.

The responsibilities of the Laboratory Assistant include:

• Freezer maintenance, including defrosting/deicing about 30 -80°C and -20°C freezers
• Maintain a freezer inventory for GLP compliance using Excel
• Receive and ship samples
• Process/Grind plants and plant tissues for Product Safety teams
• Lyophilize/Freeze-dry processed samples
• Devitalize samples for field team
• Weigh samples and fill out logs for grinding, sieving, fresh weights and dry weights
• Maintain a sample inventory using Passport software and an archive sample inventory in Excel
• Dispose of samples following GLP procedures
• Maintain equipment such as freezers, lyophilizers, grinders, a milling machine, and a moisture analyzer
• Create sample labels
• Help develop, write and revise several processing and inventory SOPs and forms, and follow their procedures
• Work with stakeholder groups – QAU for audits, teams for processing and inventory, HSE for disposal of hazardous samples, analysis for

Qualifications (Education, Certifications and/or Experience)

Requires at least a Bachelor's Degree in area of biology or chemistry.
At least 1-2 years of hands-on experience working in a laboratory environment.
Ideal background would have a plant/biology background, any greenhouse work is a bonus.

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