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Sr. Laboratory Technician - Contingent

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 5/07/21

Job Description

Sr. Laboratory Technician - Contingent Job Description

***THIS IS AN 12-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.


JOB SUMMARY:
This Sr. Lab Technician will be part of the Research Labs here at Nestle Purina, where assay development and sample archiving are done to support internal research. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, performing and reporting results from assorted laboratory procedures and assays under minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment
2. Conduct all activities in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and all required Company policies and procedures
3. Perform all necessary cleaning (eg. Glassware) duties
4. Schedule & perform clinical laboratory procedures according to protocol submitted
5. Perform biological & clinical (e.g. blood, urinalysis, fecal, etc.) assays as required to support the nutritional research efforts of the facility and health care of our pets
6. Maintain accurate records/log of analytical requests and data
7. Effectively communicate results, through written technical documentation and reports
8. Report to veterinarian and/or Project Leader (Nutritionist) any unusual clinical results

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Knowledge)
- BS/BA in Biology or related field recommended
- A minimum of 2-5 years related experience
- Excellent working knowledge of all laboratory equipment and GLP’s
- Good teamwork, interpersonal, communication, math and writing skills
- Computer literacy

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:
- Proficient with instrument software interfaces
- Advanced knowledge of Excel


***THIS IS AN 12-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.

Job: Sr. Laboratory Technician - Contingent Primary Location: Saint Louis, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Nestle Purina PetCare Company



Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...