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Lab Technician

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Nelson Laboratories Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 months ago

At Nelson Laboratories, a Sotera Health Company, our employees are part of an industry-leading, global provider of sterility assurance, medical device evaluation services and expert advisory services.

Our employees receive competitive pay, growth and learning opportunities, insurance benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, time-off and the opportunity to attend many company-sponsored employee and family events.

Nelson Labs employees play a critical role in reaching our mission of: Safeguarding Global Health.


Laboratory Technicians are responsible for performing tasks to support testing throughout the lab. This includes tasks such as glassware reprocessing, instrument preparation, media formulation and sterilization.

Essential Job Duties


  • Ensure tasks are performed according to approved procedures (SOP, CSS, STP, etc.)
  • Participate in the collaboration of quality events (unexpected results, deviations, etc.)
  • Basic computer skills including functional knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

Good Housekeeping

  • Follow good housekeeping practices in all areas.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Know and follow applicable regulatory requirements (GMP, GLP, ISO, etc.).

  • Know and follow company policies and procedures.

  • Complete required training on time (includes MasterControl, live company trainings, new employee orientation, etc.).

Continuous Improvement

  • Identify areas for improvement and assist in implementation as approved by Team Lead/Supervisor.


  • Attend work regularly and reliably

  • Adhere to all policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Repetition of tasks with quality and attention to detail

  • Ability to follow written procedures

  • Good documentation practice (GDP)

Nelson Labs Values

  • Willingness to work in a team environment

  • High standards of honesty and integrity

  • Willingness to identify and communicate process improvement ideas


  • Organized and meets deadlines

  • Willingness to learn and comprehend difficult tasks

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Strong work ethic and initiative


HS Diploma or Equivalent

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional laboratory environment. This is a production role. This role routinely uses standard office equipment and lab equipment including but not limited to, computers, telephones, photocopiers, steam sterilizers, hot/stir plates, glassware washers, dispensing pumps, and various hand tools.

The possibility exists for exposure to biological and chemical hazards, exposure to carcinogenic compounds and other environmental aspects which may be considered unfavorable. Employees are expected to follow Biosafety and Chemical Hygiene policies, practices and procedures.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are a representation of those that must be met to perform the essential job functions:

  • Required to sit 10% of the day (including working at a computer), stand and traverse 90% of the day to various office and lab locations.

  • Bending, stooping, crouching, and climbing.

  • Ability to have full body movement required.

  • Hand dexterity; able to grip bottles with both hands.

  • Occasional push and pull tasks with one or both hands. Ability to push loaded carts (50-100lbs).

  • Must be able to work while wearing personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, goggles, face shields, gloves, lab coats and personal protective equipment deemed necessary to protect testing and to protect employees from various solutions, wastes, etc.

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.

  • Pass gowning qualification wearing a full body gown with head/face cover to become certified to enter the cleanroom.

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