Environmental Technician II

Planet Pharma
North Haven
Feb 08, 2018
Mar 08, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Open to recent grads with 1-2 years of experience. Key experience the manager is looking for lab testing experience (bioburden a plus), autoclave/dishwasher operation, experience with Lab database systems. Strong computer skills.

The Environmental Technician II position is an entry level position whose major purpose is to support the North Haven Laboratory Services Environmental Group. This includes but is not limited to: bioburden testing, maintaining sterile laboratory supplies, glassware and instrument cleaning via laboratory dishwasher. The Environmental Technician II will also support sterilization cycle review and operate laboratory equipment, such as the autoclave. The North Haven Laboratory Services Department located in Connecticut directly supports manufacturing locations worldwide. The Environmental Technician II works both individually and as part of a team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and gain certification through on the job training from team leader. 2. Perform bioburden testing. 3. Perform product sterilization reviews on different sterilization cycles, from both in-house and contract sterilizers in Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) 4. Perform washroom duties, which entail emptying the contents of glassware, blenders, etc. of contents and to wash them via laboratory dishwasher. 5. Daily maintenance of laboratory organization and cleaning in the wash room, stock room, and other laboratory areas. 6. Utilize the autoclaves, and other equipment in the laboratory for the sterilization of instruments, glassware. 7. Perform regular cleaning and maintenance of the laboratory incubators. 8. Monitor, drain, and clean laboratory water baths. 9. Catalog and dispose of scrap product and testing samples. 10. Provide assistance to the other Environmental Specialists as needed.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


Education: High school diploma required.

Experience: Minimum 2 years of previous wet lab work experience required.

Skills/Qualifications: Proficiency with aseptic technique and pipetting. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.

Skills/Competencies: Listening, Demonstrated Communication Skills (both written and verbal), Organization, Time Management, Planning Skills, Reliable and Responsible, Capable of Independently Working.

Type:Temp/ContractLocation:North Haven, CT SDL2017

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