Kelly Services Laboratory Technician in Lenexa, Kansas
Job Summary and Purpose:
To function as a support role for the development and licensure of vaccines as well as new label claims or product improvement research of licensed vaccines. Perform laboratory and clinical activities in compliance with quality and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities and Key Duties:
Perform a wide range of laboratory assays, such as classical microbiological techniques, general tissue culture, ELISA, Western blot, PCR, etc. under supervision from a senior scientist
Perform new analytical assays under development
Learn new laboratory techniques
Enter data sets into spreadsheets for statistical analysis
Participate in clinical trials
May act as a study monitor
Prepare and process clinical samples
Independently source supplies in support of laboratory and clinical studies
If required, interacts with external suppliers in consultation with direct manager
Maintain regular inter and intradepartmental communication in support of ongoing projects
Maintain high quality laboratory documentation
Edit laboratory methods, protocols, reports, and operating procedures of low complexity
Review technical documents for accuracy of timelines, methods, and data sets
Prepare presentation using Microsoft® PowerPoint for internal sharing of data
? Shape solutions out of complexity - Accepts the need for flexibility
? Client focus - Responds to requests and needs in a positive way
? Collaborate with empathy - Actively shares information and listens to others within a group
? Engage and develop - Actively seeks new opportunities for learning
? Drive ambition and accountability - Ensures accuracy of his/her work
? Influence others - Communicates clearly
Technical / Functional Competencies:
Knowledge of microbiology techniques (aseptic technique, preparation of media, culturing organisms, etc.)
Knowledge of laboratory assays
Ability to participate in clinical trials
Ability to perform experiments within one’s scope of work
Ability to clearly and accurately write and present scientific information
Ability to work in a team setting
Education – Minimum BA/BS or MS in Microbiology or Biology or related field.
Work Experience – At least 1 year work experience in a laboratory setting performing both in vivo and in vitro experiments is preferred.
Other - Experience with virus propagation and/or titration techniques. Experience with PCR, ELISA, and Western blot, and knowledge of molecular techniques preferred.
Ability to read, write legibly and communicate in English
Capable of working extensively with computers, and communicating with colleagues
Tasks frequently require prolonged mental and visual concentration
Able to communicate data both verbally and visually
You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.
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About Kelly ®
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