quality control laboratory technician, Ottawa

randstad canada
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ottawa, ontario
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randstad canada
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Under the supervision of the Clinical Lab Lead Hand; the Finishes Goods Quality Control Laboratory Technician is responsible for:
Duties and Responsibilities
•Testing of cards
•Testing of Readers
•Testing of Capillary tubes
•Routine performance checks including Adaptive Process Control, linearity, lifetimes, and validations
•Assistance with testing requirements for Process Engineering, Test Engineering and R&D experiments
Assisting in routine upkeep and operational tasks related to the Clinical Lab

Key tasks and activities will be completed with guidance and supervision from a higher-level technician or team leader:
•Testing for various purposes (using written instructions) of card lots/readers/capillary tubes coming from the assembly departments.
•Carries out routine maintenance and basic troubleshooting of clinical lab testing equipment and records these activities in maintenance logs with assistance and guidance form a higher-level technician.
•Ability to track inventory of clinical lab supplies and replace what is in house and communicate to responsible personnel reorder points.
•Participates in testing process and equipment improvement efforts, including experimental testing. Maintains appropriate records for testing.
Percent of TimeFrequencyActivity
50DailyProduction card Lot, Reader and Capillary tube testing, Analysis
45DailyExperimental Lot Testing
5Daily / WeeklyTest Equipment Maintenance / Phlebotomy

•Routine, detailed nature of testing
•Flexibility required for varied nature of testing
•Regular and reoccurring exposure to blood from screened donors
•Flexibility with adjusting work hours to follow up with overnight shifts as scheduled
•Attention to detail is vital
•Proven ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment while satisfying personal responsibilities
•Ability to function in a fast-paced environment
•Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities and multi-task
•Ability to assess and troubleshoot computers, software applications and equipment
•Ready to speak up about concerns
•Satisfaction derived from solid completion of tasks
•Clear understanding of health and safety in a lab environment
oManual dexterity
oAbility to distinguish between colours
oCombination of sitting and standing
oExtended periods of detailed visual inspection
oInvolves regular and recurring exposure to blood from screened donors
oWork involves inventorying and processing cards, which requires walking, bending, stretching and occasionally lifting boxes of up to 20lbs

Skills & Qualifications (Education and Experience)
•Post-secondary education in a field of Science or related field, and/or combination of education and technical experience acceptable to Epocal
•Proficient in using MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and capable in troubleshooting basic technological issues
•Clinical laboratory experience such as blood testing, use of pipettes, centrifuges, and table-top analyzers is an asset
•Some working knowledge of GMP and Good lab practices
•Knowledge of basic statistics is preferred
•Trained phlebotomist is considered an asset

If this role sounds like a good fit for you please APPLY ONLINE or submit your resume directly to Ariel at ariel.rodello@randstad.ca

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