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Laboratory Technician

Date Posted: 2/6/2023

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Job Description

Our Client a Pharmaceutical Company in Knoxville TN is currently seeking 3rd Shift Lab Technicians.

Duration: 5 months, contract
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 3rd Shift (10:00pm - 6:30am)
Pay: up to $24/hr

Performs specific procedures for the screening and controlling of material used in the processing, manufacture and distribution of blood and plasma products. Conducts complex, analytical or specialized testing, assuring all applicable regulatory authority requirements are met.


  • Independently performs, interprets and troubleshoots laboratory procedures related to unit and/or donor suitability testing and other assays as required. Develops proficiency in laboratory information systems and workflow of samples.
  • Performs routine analytical testing using manual and automated methods and procedures. Analyzes test results against set controls.
  • Completes maintenance and Quality Control (QC) per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Works within the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines and adheres to all regulatory standards within the Lab.
  • Shares information with internal contacts with common desire to reach a solution. 
  • Follows all safety regulations, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies and rules. Maintains a clean, safe work environment.
  • Operates analytical instrumentation and technical laboratory equipment. Performs and documents troubleshooting and calibration of instructions. Performs and documents routine preventative maintenance of assigned instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure. Notifies Supervisor of unresolved instrument issues.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned, including training in multiple departments.
  • Medical Lab Technician (MLT) or Medical Technologist (MT), licensure in the State of Tennessee preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
  • Associate degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of related experience preferred
  • Requires intermediate to strong computer skills
  • Communicates effectively within the department and with other lab departments
  • Shares information with internal contacts with common desire to reach a solution
  • Understands, remembers, and communicates routine, factual information
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit
  • Ability to complete routine forms or conduct routine oral communications
  • Routinely operates multiple devices simultaneously as required per department
  • Overtime and working extended hours may be required to support the operational needs of the lab
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time. Could perform tasks while standing or walking up to 100% of the time.
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach, bend, kneel, squat, push and have a high level of manual dexterity
  • Potentially exposed to hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures and blood borne pathogens
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions
We put our Ambassadors first. When it comes down to it, we know we can't fulfill our Promise to our business customers without your commitment. You represent our organization while on assignment. In return, we do our best to show our commitment to you. Our Ambassador Benefits package includes: Medical, dental and vision co
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Knoxville, TN
  • Job Type:Science
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:2/6/2023
  • Contact: Cristina Tack (949) 265-6070
  • Pay Range: $22.00 - $24.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2212-186157