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Laboratory Assistant - Contract Opportunity

6 Month Contract/Temp Role

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Company Description

PPD is a leading global contract research organization - currently operating in 48 countries! At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

Position Summary

As a Laboratory Assistant you will perform assigned tasks such as preparing slides, monitoring and recording refrigerators, freezers, and water baths temperatures, retrieving / moving specimens from / to long term storage, assisting in unpacking, loading and unloading of samples and analyzers, generating daily work lists for different lab areas, and gathering, washing, drying, and restocking glassware. Performs daily work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required

• 0 - 2 years' experience in a laboratory, laboratory support, or medical environment

• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and professional experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to adhere to laboratory policies and standard operating procedures

• Effective communication skills

• Good cooperative and collaborative skills

• Ability to work well in a team environment

• Ability to work without close supervision

PPD is an inclusive equal employment opportunity company. We value all people regardless of background, experience and abilities.

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
  • May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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