190234 - Lab Support Technician
Up to $20.25 DOE
3 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Lab Support Technician for an opening in Seattle. WA.

Perform general lab tasks including, but not limited to centrifuge, water bath and other equipment maintenance, incubator rebuild and maintenance, C02 and temperature testing of incubators, biohazard waste removal, freezer and fridge defrost, general lab cleaning.
Daily pickup of utilized glassware from labs, wash, sterilize, and redistribute to storage areas
Verification, calibration, and use of common and specialized lab equipment including, but not limited to magnetic mixer, hot plate, micropipettors, autoclave, balances, laminar flow and fume hoods, pH and conductivity meters, osmometers, Blood Gas Analyzers, vacuum filtration, peristaltic pumps, and Nitrogen gas lines
Perform emergency eye wash and safety shower checks
Maintaining calibration records
Stockroom management, dispensing of product, and follow direction / coordination of affiliated stockroom activities.
Perform on-site program replenishments and disbursements.
Perform stockroom duties to include receiving, put-away, stock rotation, cycle counts, and other functions according to customer requirements.
Perform equipment verifications and calibrations following customer and manufacturers protocols
Promote a safe work environment through various safety initiatives within functional area
Participate in individual or group projects that can include, cost savings analysis, learning groups, writing job training methods, and leading team meetings
Serve as the first point of contact for any Glassware, Inventory, lab concerns, including Service Level Agreements, and staff interactions
Report internal/external metrics to site Supervisor/Manager
Maintain safety awareness, by maintaining and authoring Work Instructions, assisting with Job Hazard Assessments, and performing PPE assessments
Provide technical expertise and training to ULS staff
Follow well defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, SOP’s & work instructions. Take direction from site Supervisor/ Manager regarding daily duties.
Independently makes decisions and utilizes available resources to meet customer requirements.
Analyzes/maintains/reconciles various customer and Thermo Fisher reports to ensure customer and Thermo Fisher requirements are met.
Demonstrates proficiency at capturing, presenting and explaining job or site specific performance metrics
Communicates any customer issues or potential problems
Promotes personal growth and development by staying abreast of new policies and enhancements without the presence of site trainer and management team
Listens to customer concerns, effectively diffuses dissatisfaction, and quickly identifies course of action with a goal of first call resolution within established turnaround times
Works effectively with a diverse cross-functional team
Embraces Practical Process Improvement (PPI) methodologies
Access & utilize Client Intranet and SharePoint document management system.
Positively represent Client at all times throughout customer locations.
Attend required training sessions.

Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively
1-2 years of progressive relevant experience preferred.
Displays a high level of confidentiality for both customer and Thermo Fisher.
Must maintain Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ Four-I Values.
Experience in laboratory setting or services preferred; experience in GLP/GMP environment preferred
Proven excellence in customer service skills.
Computer/software skills. (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Ability to establish and foster positive customer relationships
Strong communication skills and proactive approach in all duties
Demonstrate expertise in the ability to identify inefficiencies in any process and make recommendations for improvement
Ability to instantly adapt to a flexible and changing schedule

Must possess a High School Diploma and preferably an Associate’s degree at minimum.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.