Research Laboratory Assistant
Company: Kelly Services
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021
**Research Laboratory Assistant Job Posting**
Kelly Science is the world's most recognized brand in Scientific
Staffing with more than 5,000 scientists on assignment daily. We
are currently recruiting for a direct hire opportunity in the
Kansas City, Mo area for a Research Lab Assistant. The Research Lab
Assistant (RLA) is primarily responsible for assisting in lab
operation activities and research & development projects. Duties
include, but are not limited to, clerical activities, specimen
management, specimen pipetting, instrument
calibration/operation/maintenance, data entry, specimen storage,
following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and ensuring all
laboratory equipment and work areas are clean, disinfected, and in
proper working order.
-- Performing sample, reagent, and material preparation steps for
testing--which may include specimen pipetting with excellent
accuracy and precision.
-- Calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment and instruments
according to standard operating procedures.
-- Maintain inventory of supplies, reagents, and materials.
-- Document remedial action, troubleshooting, quality assurance
activities, and instrument maintenance.
-- Perform data queries of the Laboratory Information Management
-- Retrieve, label, and catalog samples for testing and properly
-- Perform cleaning and maintenance for laboratory spaces and
-- Follow quality and safety standards, ensuring compliance with
all applicable regulatory agencies.
-- Disposes of bio-hazardous materials, chemical waste, sharp, and
other potentially hazardous materials according to regulations.
-- Review documentation for completeness and accuracy.
-- Work closely with other lab associates to complete daily
activities as assigned.
-- Become proficient in systems, including Harvest/Retriever, EtQ,
-- Perform various administration responsibilities, including
shipping, resolving mailing issues, journal subscription
maintenance, office supply inventory and ordering backup, etc.
-- Other duties as assigned.
-- High School diploma or equivalent required.
-- Previous laboratory experience preferred.
-- Must be comfortable with biological specimen handling.
-- Ability to read, interpret, and comply with documents such as
internal SOPs, operating and maintenance instructions, and company
-- Good time management and organizational skills. Attentive to
-- Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact
effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an
-- Good verbal & written communication skills.
-- Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
-- Represent department and the organization favorably and in
accordance with established Company standards at all times.
-- Identify ways to improve quality, efficiency, and productivity
through process improvements.
**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against
COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with
current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will
confirm and share more details with you during the interview
**Why Kelly** **--** **?**
Kelly-- Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific
and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like
you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that
fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching
should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a
professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or
two about the science market and how to get you noticed.
**About Kelly** **--**
At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job
seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In
fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional
workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and
tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work
and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?).
Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best,
and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles,
skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a
diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities,
females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual
orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The
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