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Laboratory Services Associate Specialist in Summit, NJ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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    Summit, NJ
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Job Description

Job #:  967030

Laboratory Services Associate Specialist

Position Overview: 
The Laboratory Services Associate Specialist supports the successful operation of laboratory and business functions at multi-use sites through Hazardous Waste Removal and Inventory Shipping & Receiving.

• Monday-Friday, 100% on site. 

• 1 opening on 2 Work Shifts: 9am-5:30pm or 10:30am-7pm.

Essential Functions: 
Provides site laboratory services to ensure optimal function, safety and condition at primary site; and may provide supplemental support to satellite sites, as needed. 

• Receive and verify incoming chemical and supplies 

• Properly inventory, bar-code, deliver, and store chemical products and supplies. 

• Pick-up of properly packaged chemical and medical waste as required. 

• Ensure OSHA, NFPA, local safety and environmental regulatory compliance and security standards in the storage of chemicals and waste. 

• Maintain stocks of standard lab supplies, chemicals/reagents, gas cylinders, etc. 

• Maintain cleanliness of all Laboratory Services areas, including waste areas, etc. 

• Maintain and update MSDS records as required. 

• Perform spill clean ups of chemicals and other hazardous waste when required. Also perform decontamination processes. 

• Perform inspections of Emergency Showers, Eye Wash, spill kits, and various other safety points as required. Assist with implementation of corrective actions 

• Participate in and maintain required training including but not limited to FDA, NJDEP/EPA, DOT/IATA, RCRA hazardous waste, and OSHA 

• Pick-up, coordinate, package and prepare sample and chemical shipments. 

• Change out compressed gas cylinders and liquid gas dewars. Such as nitrogen, carbon dioxide, argon, air, ect. 

Skills/Knowledge Required: 

Minimum 2-3 years in the Lab Services, Facilities, Shipping and Receiving operations 

• Environmental Health and Safety Knowledge

• Hazardous waste spill response and cleanup experience

• Knowledge of DOT/IATA and other EHS related regulations 

• Experience working in a laboratory environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry 

• Good understanding of chemical safety information and storage, chemical and medical waste storage and EH&S procedures in the workplace. 

• Experience with shipping and receiving procedures, and reconciliation procedures. 

• Experience with compressed gas cylinders and Cryogenic liquid dewars. 

• Understanding of stock room and inventory processes. 

• Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft Office) 

• Work order and preventative maintenance system program knowledge a plus 

• Resourceful at information gathering and self-sufficient. 

• Certifications in DOT, IATA, OSHA HazWOPER 24 or 40-Hour, Forklift, GHS, or other professional certificates a plus. 

• No PhD candidates.
For immediate consideration, please apply and then email resume to with 'Laboratory Services Associate Specialist' in the subject line.
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