Offers “Roche”

days ago Roche

Lab Assistant II

  • Internship
  • Pleasanton (Alameda)
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description



·  Job facts

Responsibilities:

·  Performs daily, monthly and quarterly instrument and equipment maintenance and cleaning tasks.
·  Monitors and prepares bulk reagents daily.
·  Troubleshoots minor equipment malfunctions by performing operational tests.
·  Monitors and maintains usage logs for all equipment and instruments. Monitors, schedules and delivers portable instruments for calibration and maintains necessary documentation.
·  Monitors and completes routine maintenance on Thermal equipment (refrigerators, freezers, incubators, etc.).
·  Coordinates equipment preventative maintenance, repairs and validations with third party vendors.
·  Prepares and schedules incoming and outgoing stained slide and/or reagent shipments.
·  Maintains stock room and monitor lab supply inventory.
·  May perform staining runs for new BenchMark instrument installations.

Formal Training/Education:

High School Diploma required

Some college coursework in a relevant fieldpreferred

Experience:

2 years relevant lab experience

Expertise with Ventana instruments in terms of monthly and quarterly maintenance

Experience operating Ventana instruments

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·  This position requires a high degree of organizational and communication skills, self motivated.
·  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·  Attention to detail in written instructions and documentation.
·  Ability to multitask and prioritize work.
·  Ability to use hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, nut-drivers and various other hand tools.
·  Ability to use test equipment such as flow meters, pH meters, precision weight scales, and pressure meters.
·  Knowledge of and skill in inventory management.
·  Ability to lift up to 45 pounds.
·  Some laboratory and knowledge of general laboratory practices.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at US.Accommodation@roche.com .

·  Who we are

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. Our integrated staining, workflow management and digital pathology solutions optimize laboratory efficiency to reduce errors and support diagnosis for pathology professionals. Together with Roche, Ventana is driving personalized healthcare through accelerated drug discovery and companion diagnostics.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.