Laboratory Technician / Vet Tech, Research

Wuxi Apptec Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

This individual will be responsible for performing the technical aspects of assigned tests in compliance with GLP, USDA and AAALAC guidelines.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs various tests that may include injections, patching and wrapping, implantation of test substances, observations, necropsies and withdrawing and collecting bodily fluids, following internal SOP/protocol guidelines.

  • Handles animals humanely.

  • Prepares animals for testing, which may include shaving, weighing, identifying and anesthetizing the animals.

  • Some interaction with clients.

  • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

  • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.

  • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.

  • May be required to work Holidays and weekends.

  • May be required to work overtime.

  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.

  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • May be required to assist in other departments.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Experience / Education

  • Minimum 2 year of experience

  • GLP/GMP experience

  • Animal Science background

  • Associates Degree or equivalent

  • LAT Certification

  • CVT Certification (preferred)

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Mastery of intermediate SX/Necropsy skills

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills

  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English

  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Lab setting with exposure to animals/biohazards/chemical

  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE

  • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Clarity of vision

  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors

  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs routinely/often/occasionally

  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach

  • Ability to push/pull 25 lbs routinely/often occasionally

  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing

  • Inside working conditions

  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

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