Lab Assistant, Production PT (Biotechnology)

Vmrd, Inc Pullman , WA 99163

Posted 10 months ago

Job Title: Lab Assistant, Production PT

Job Type: P/T NE

Location: Pullman, WA


The Production Lab Assistant assists production scientists with the less technical aspects of product manufacturing. Good work habits and keen attention to detail are essential for success in this position. As an entry-level position in the production department, it presents an excellent opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for more advanced production roles.


  • Product packaging

  • Product labeling

  • Preparing lab reagents

  • Cleaning and stocking laboratory

  • Compounding'making buffers, mixing chemicals, using pH meter, making dilutions, adjusting dilutions, doing titrations, making pools, making aliquots, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

People Skills

  • Desire to function as part of a team (listening, collaborating and contributing)
  • Respectful of coworkers, superiors, customers and vendors

Required Skills

  • Excellent observation skills and keen attention to details

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good Info Tech skills (MS Office and laboratory software)

  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment

  • Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills

Education - Desired Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • BS candidate in microbiology, biology or related field preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50lbs

About VMRD

VMRD was founded in 1981 by D. Scott Adams, DVM, PhD, and currently employs over 50 researchers, lab technicians and support personnel. From its site in Pullman, Washington VMRD develops and manufactures veterinary diagnostic test kits and related reagents for distribution in more than 77 countries. VMRD's services division performs specialized testing of raw materials, cells and seeds for the presence of adventitious agents according to various regulatory guidelines for the global veterinary and pharmaceutical industries. As a growing company, VMRD strives to preserve its family focused culture and core values of integrity and quality. Its mission to provide high quality products, services and support for customers and a harmonious and rewarding work environment for employees reflects and enforces the company's market reputation for delivering best in class products and services with a uniquely personal touch. As a result of this clear focus, VMRD has a global impact on improvements in animal welfare through the diagnostic laboratories, animal producers, veterinary vaccine manufacturers, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and veterinarians who use its products and services

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Lab Assistant, Production PT (Biotechnology)

Vmrd, Inc