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Production Support Associate, Facilities (2nd Shift)

Lighthouse Placement Services, LLC
Somerville, Massachusetts, 02144, United States
November 28, 2016

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Production Support Associate, Facilities (2nd Shift)

Laboratory Related Responsibilities:

Monitor temperature and humidity readings (water leaks, electrical needs, equipment movements, HVAC) in all laboratories, and take corrective action, as necessary.

Update and maintain Emergency Contact Lists on freezers, incubators and cold rooms connected to central alarm system.

Responds promptly and efficiently to any on-call equipment alarm situation.

Assist with general laboratory procedures such as, but not limited to, preparation of solvents, buffers, resins, reagent solutions, media prep, 70% EtOH, 10% Bleach etc.

Receive shipments of chemicals from vendors and enter information into tracking system and delivering items(s) to requestor. Chemical storage, gowning requirements, proper storage practices.

Proper handling of chemical, hazardous material and its waste.

Prepare shipment of synthesized mRNA to customers.

Schedule service calls for production operations equipment.

Work closely with Facilities team to address any equipment issues and to ensure harmonization of lab practices.

Non Laboratory Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Facility Manager and Safety officer, oversees the daily operations of Security, Safety and Emergency Management.

Restock refrigerator and cabinets, etc. in all kitchen areas.

Receive company lunches, catering orders and arrange according to established protocol or direction.

Interface to building management office (place service / maintenance requests).

Receive and sort mail/packages.

Accept deliveries and escort to restricted areas.

Ensure reception area is neat and clean.

Maintain clean and organized kitchens / conference rooms.

Clean and prepare workspaces for new hires according to established practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, or related field.

Ability to work in team settings.

Strong analytical skills.

Exceptional written and oral communication.

Prior experience in a professional corporate environment.

Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Able to accommodate to daily routine changes.

Excellent Customer Service Skills; display a professional can-do attitude.

Must be able to lift up to 30lbs., with or without accommodation.

Critical thinking skills and attention to detail are required.

Spill containment training, DOT and OSHA Right to Know a plus

Previous experience working in a GMP facility a plus

Experience as emergency and EHS coordinator.

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