Aerotek Laboratory Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia
Analyzes biological or chemical samples and/or develops/validates methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.
Job Responsibilities: Organizes, conducts and evaluates analytical results and testing. Maintains study documentation and laboratory records. Independently sets-up, maintains, operates and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution. Performs quality control review of data. Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of the data; participates in corrective action of problems. Promotes a cohesive team environment. With supervisory assistance, assures technical staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines. Assists in setting up and performing method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices. Performs complex analyses using unfamiliar or new methods, asking for scientific guidance as needed. Makes suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures. Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work. With supervisory assistance, serves as a lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff. Trains, mentors, and assists less experienced staff. Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment. Participates in new equipment and instrument assessment and qualification, as appropriate. Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information. Participates in process improvement initiatives. Assists in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports. Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects. Assists in writing reports and protocols. Writes SOPs and methods.
immunoassay, GLP, pipetting, ELISA, elisa assays, bioanalytical
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Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry or related scientific field Relevant Bioanalytical experience may be substituted for education Ability to perform advanced computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel).
Experience: Related or relevant laboratory experience required with a BS/BA degree. Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pipettes, centrifuges). Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment.
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