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Sodexo Lab Technician in FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts

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Lab Technician

Job Overview:

The Laboratory Technician role will support the in-suite work for the Manufacturing Science And Technology team (MSAT). The laboratory assistant will work alongside Scientists to help add efficiencies and standardizations to the internal science program. The team will assist with several lab functions but will not be limited to the responsibilities outlined below. The purpose of this position is to assist in the development of new programs with the potential to transform biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing within Sodexo portfolio.

THE SPECIFIC DUTIES OF THE ROLE/POSITION:

• Supports cleaning activities for laboratory equipment

• May assist in setup, operation, and routine maintenance of ranging in size from small volumes, 0.2 liters to 200 liters

• Assist with a host of techniques to better understand cell culture and fermentation processes and technologies.

• Set-up and Maintenance of small scale and pilot scale purification equipment

• Set-up and Maintenance of analytical equipment

• Assist in evaluating different technologies spanning biopharma molecule manufacture for their potential use in development

• Recognizes and corrects errors for various laboratory operations/equipment prior to failure

• Ability to troubleshoot problems and take corrective actions to solve problems or technical issues that arise within the laboratory

• Assist in training members of the team in laboratory techniques and operation of equipment

• Maintain lab supplies and equipment

• This individual will need to demonstrate the ability to meet additional requirements (i.e. standing for extended periods, moving heavy materials using safe practices, wearing necessary PPE etc.), as necessary

• Assist with maintaining batch records

• Monitor processes to ensure consistency and reliability

Essential Skills :

  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating

  • Ability to work a flexible

  • Must comply with any dress code

  • Must possess a fundamental understanding of laboratory equipment and must have demonstrated basic laboratory experience and understand GLP’s

  • Maintains high standards for work areas and

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Must work in a safe and efficient manner with excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent management and organizational

  • Ability to work well alone and in a

  • Significant walking or other means of

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

  • Ability to reach, bends, stoops, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40

Experience/Knowledge:

  • Associates degree in biotechnology, chemistry, or biology

  • 2 or more years of related

  • Ensure all customers have adequate supply of Liquid Nitrogen and Compressed Gas Cylinders. Deliver, fill (if necessary), order, and dispose of cylinders per established Standard Operating Procedures and in accordance with all Sodexo policies and procedures. Serve as the contact person between Sodexo, Client and vendors. General Responsibilities:

  • Support Scientists in GXP/NON-GXP labs:

  • Pick up and deliver liquid nitrogen dewars, packaged gases, and related articles

  • Fill liquid nitrogen dewars, using the bulk liquid nitrogen filling stations following procedural steps and safety rules during filling and transport

  • Monitor and record levels and pressures of the bulk liquid nitrogen, bulk liquid carbon dioxide, micro-bulk liquid nitrogen, and micro-bulk liquid oxygen systems

  • Take appropriate action when deficiencies are noted

  • File and maintain delivery documentation

  • Routinely check inventory of compressed gas cylinders and place orders for customers as needed

  • Maintain housekeeping and inventory levels of liquid nitrogen bulk filling areas and packaged gas storage areas

  • Follow all procedures in performing all aspects of handling pressurized and cryogenic tanks

  • Communicate and coordinate maintenance and service work for equipment

  • Serve as the liaison for scientists for gas-related issues

  • Troubleshoot any issues and submit work orders as needed

  • Participate in audits and inspections and provide input as requested

  • Submit weekly metric information to management and raise concerns or issues

  • Participate in rotational on call schedule

  • Continuous Improvement: Seek to continuously raise standards and improve quality of performance and service. Comply with all company and statutory regulations relating to safe systems of work, health, and safety. This will include awareness of any specific hazards in the workplace. All documentation up to date and correct. EHS, Safety, Compliance

  • Adhere to Quality, Compliance, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) standards

  • Report near misses and participate in Sodexo Safety programs

  • Ensure correct Personal Protective Eqiupment (PPE) is used at all times Teamwork

  • Work effectively and professionally with customers to achieve the desired results

  • Maintain a good relationship with colleagues and management

  • Work flexibly depending on team priorities and support requirements

  • Ability to cross train in other areas, as well as train individuals in your area Customer Focus

  • Build valuable, long-term relationships with customers and clients

  • Maintain confidentiality of information, which must not be divulged to an unauthorized person at any time

  • Deliver a consistent, high-level of service within the company’s standards to the contract specification and agreed performance

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.

  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and client operating hours.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

  • Must comply with any dress code requirements. Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility

  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift/move 40 pounds. Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma required

  • 3-5 years previous gas service experience preferred

  • GXP experience preferred Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions

  • Ability to push/pull 50 pounds

  • Demonstrate appropriate use of relevant equipment; documented training, demonstrated hands on ability

  • Understands current regulatory requirements for own discipline (i.e. documentation, data recording)

  • Demonstrates understanding of impact of tasks being performed by research and development scientists and their work Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility

  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift/move 40 pounds. Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events

  • Varying schedule including evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment, however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud

  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulationsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Position Summary

Ensure all customers have adequate supply of Liquid Nitrogen and Compressed Gas Cylinders. Deliver, fill (if necessary), order, and dispose of cylinders per established Standard Operating Procedures and in accordance with all Sodexo policies and procedures. Serve as the contact person between Sodexo, Client and vendors.

General Responsibilities:

  • Support Scientists in GXP/NON-GXP labs:

  • Pick up and deliver liquid nitrogen dewars, packaged gases, and related articles

  • Fill liquid nitrogen dewars, using the bulk liquid nitrogen filling stations following procedural steps and safety rules during filling and transport

  • Monitor and record levels and pressures of the bulk liquid nitrogen, bulk liquid carbon dioxide, micro-bulk liquid nitrogen, and micro-bulk liquid oxygen systems

  • Take appropriate action when deficiencies are noted

  • File and maintain delivery documentation

  • Routinely check inventory of compressed gas cylinders and place orders for customers as needed

  • Maintain housekeeping and inventory levels of liquid nitrogen bulk filling areas and packaged gas storage areas

  • Follow all procedures in performing all aspects of handling pressurized and cryogenic tanks

  • Communicate and coordinate maintenance and service work for equipment

  • Serve as the liaison for scientists for gas-related issues

  • Troubleshoot any issues and submit work orders as needed

  • Participate in audits and inspections and provide input as requested

  • Submit weekly metric information to management and raise concerns or issues

  • Participate in rotational on call schedule

  • Continuous Improvement: Seek to continuously raise standards and improve quality of performance and service. Comply with all company and statutory regulations relating to safe systems of work, health, and safety. This will include awareness of any specific hazards in the workplace. All documentation up to date and correct.

EHS, Safety, Compliance

  • Adhere to Quality, Compliance, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) standards

  • Report near misses and participate in Sodexo Safety programs

  • Ensure correct Personal Protective Eqiupment (PPE) is used at all times

Teamwork

  • Work effectively and professionally with customers to achieve the desired results

  • Maintain a good relationship with colleagues and management

  • Work flexibly depending on team priorities and support requirements

  • Ability to cross train in other areas, as well as train individuals in your area

Customer Focus

  • Build valuable, long-term relationships with customers and clients

  • Maintain confidentiality of information, which must not be divulged to an unauthorized person at any time

  • Deliver a consistent, high-level of service within the company’s standards to the contract specification and agreed performance

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.

  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and client operating hours.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility

  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma required

  • 3-5 years previous gas service experience preferred

  • GXP experience preferred

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions

  • Ability to push/pull 50 pounds

  • Demonstrate appropriate use of relevant equipment; documented training, demonstrated hands on ability

  • Understands current regulatory requirements for own discipline (i.e. documentation, data recording)

  • Demonstrates understanding of impact of tasks being performed by research and development scientists and their work

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility

  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events

  • Varying schedule including evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment, however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud

  • Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Benefits Eligibility

Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).

Job Locations US-MA-FRAMINGHAM

System ID 881393

Category Environmental Services / Custodial

Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Name SANOFI FRAMINGHAM LAB SERVICES

Unit Contact 98566029

Target Hourly Rate competitive

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