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Laboratory Assistant (Maintenance Tech) - Monday - Friday 8a-5p

Portland, Oregon
Reference: JR061859_1573235150

Lab Assistant (Maintenance Tech)

Portland, OR

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry. Are you one of them?

The Lab Assistant (Maintenance Technician) supports the activities of Production, Development, and the Clinical Laboratories. The Maintenance Technician performs equipment maintenance and cleaning, qualification, assists in the development of equipment specifications and other equipment or facility related activities to ensure proper qualification, function and reliability.

The role

  • Performs periodic preventive maintenance checks and service as scheduled and maintains necessary logs and reports
  • Decontaminates laboratory equipment, conducts routine quality control checks, as needed, on equipment (e.g. record temperatures) and reports unusual findings to supervisor or lead designee
  • Maintains cleanliness of the laboratories
  • Prepares equipment qualification/validation documents
  • Performs equipment qualifications
  • Maintains and monitors functional performance of equipment displays knowledge of most laboratory equipment including but not limited to autoclaves, incubators, centrifuges, analytical equipment
  • Follows all site safety policies/OSHA policies, including requirements related to personal protection equipment, as needed, to perform routine and non-routine duties
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Prepares equipment qualification procedures, or other documents in support of company operations
  • Performs equipment maintenance
  • Develops procedures to ensure equipment is operating within manufacturers specifications
  • Displays effective communication and remains calm and courteous under pressure
  • Orders, sorts, organizes, and stores reagent and laboratory supply and inventory stocks, as directed
  • Assists laboratory with cleaning of lab work space and equipment
  • Monitors temperature-sensitive equipment and water system

What you need

  • Minimum 1 year of work experience related to operations, scientific or equipment responsibility in a regulated environment with a strong working knowledge of quality system regulations
  • Experience in a medical device or pharma related setting
  • Knowledge of most laboratory equipment including but not limited to autoclaves, incubators, centrifuges, analytical equipment

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Lab Assistant (Maintenance Tech) you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

EOE race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet/national origin


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