Shire EM Sampling Technician II in Lexington, Massachusetts

Primary Role:

Primary duty of this position is operational support for the Manufacturing and QC GMP functions, both for cross-functional teams as well as for core laboratory operations support. Roles will focus on support activities such as environmental monitoring, critical utility sampling, sample transport, and general laboratory support.

Responsibilities:

70%:

Operational support activities such as in-field sampling/inspections, sample management, records management, QC area housekeeping activities and lab support duties, data review

25%:

Support of document generation, such as material specifications, sample transport, maintenance of GMP documentation

5%:

Coordination with other departments to facilitate support activities (ex. field sampling or sample collection)

Education and Experience Requirements:

Normally requires a high school diploma and a minimum of 2-4 years related experience (Higher degrees may reduce the minimum years’ experience required)

Other Requirements:

Travel between the MA sites is expected on a routine basis. A valid driver’s license is required as sample transport may include driving a company vehicle. The following physical abilities are required in order to fulfill the job duties:

-Ability to lift, pull, or push equipment requiring 50lbs of force

-Repetitive bending and reaching to setup and break-down equipment

-Ability to climb ladders and work platforms

-Ability to work around chemicals

-Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, gowning, and respiratory protection in some cases

-Ability to walk and stand for periods of time -Individual may be required to participate in environmental chamber monitoring program which would include the use of an on-call mobile phone as well as on-site support during non-business hours

If individual is to be trained to execute certain test method where visual evaluation is required, the individual maybe required to take a medical examination for vision and color blindness (as required by the specific test in question).

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