Laboratory Technician

Lighthouse Instruments Charlottesville , VA 24590

Posted 8 months ago

Job Description

Position PURPOSE:

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for conducting quality analysis of calibration standards used in the Lighthouse headspace gas analyzer product line and for supporting measurement service projects for clients in the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Conduct quality analysis of customer calibration standards fabricated by Lighthouse
  • Support customer Measurement Services Projects
    • Collect and analyze data using Lighthouse core technology of laser spectroscopy
    • Generate reports to present results to clients
  • Participate in experimental investigations for new application development
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and laboratory quality system
  • Support other functional department activities as assigned by management including:
    • Technical writing projects (application notes, white papers) in support of marketing
    • Instrument installation and validation in support of sales


  • Reports to Lab Manager
  • Interacts with Technical Support Specialist, Applications Engineer and Research Assistant


  • Internal: Company management and employees
  • External: Customers, suppliers


  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Exemplary organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Integrity and honesty


  • Required: AS Physical or Life Sciences
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Laboratory experience or coursework


  • $30,000-$50,000 DOE
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Retirement Plan (3% employer match)
  • Vacation and Personal time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance Program

Company Description

Lighthouse is a leading global provider of laser-based, non-destructive headspace analysis systems for leak detection, moisture monitoring and in-process oxygen monitoring. We provide laboratory measurement services, laboratory instruments and 100% automated inspection systems for use in all phases of the pharmaceutical product life cycle. Lighthouse Instruments Headquarters, R&D, and Manufacturing are located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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