Laboratory Technician

Location: Buena, NJ

Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining laboratory inventories, daily calibration of laboratory equipment and assisting the Quality Control Chemists as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing daily calibrations for laboratory balances, pH meters, viscometers and the standardization of the Karl Fischer before analysts arrive for work.
  • Responsible for maintaining the inventory of all laboratory reagents, chemicals, standards, syringes, filters, etc.
  • Responsible for ordering all laboratory supplies and consumables.
  • Responsible for emptying all laboratory glassware into the appropriate containers once the supporting testing has been reviewed and approved.
  • Responsible for hazardous and non-hazardous waste management within the Quality Control Laboratory.
  • Responsible for good housekeeping and glassware washing within the Quality Control Laboratory.
  • Responsible for preparing mobile phases/reagents, volumetric solutions and test solutions.
  • Responsible for performing Weight Loss/Water Loss testing as well as Minimum Fill testing when needed.
  • Responsible for entering external testing into the applicable laboratory notebook when needed.
  • Assist the Laboratory Glassware Washers, Senior Metrologist, Sampling Technicians and the QC Sample Coordinators when needed.
  • Keep Supervisor informed of all key quality findings and issues.
  • Assume other activities and responsibilities to support the Quality Control Team as needed/directed.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or BS degree in a science related field. 2-5 years’ experience in a cGMP/regulated environment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects, multitask and meet timelines.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel software packages.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Collaborative working style; demonstrates professionalism, cooperation and willingness to support team and company priorities and initiatives in a fast-paced laboratory setting.
  • Well established interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse personalities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Physical Demands/Factors:

  • Physical Demands
    • Mobile/Ambulatory
    • Ability to lift
    • Sight
  • Environmental
    • Inside and outside work
    • Move between buildings
    • Temperature variations
    • Sit and stand for long periods


This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs

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