Operations Technician

Employer
Aerotek
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 18, 2019
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary: This position is entry level and is responsible for acquiring the skills to do the receipt, inventory, storage, withdrawal and shipment of biological specimens, samples, clinical agents, and materials from multiple commercial and government clients. These materials are stored at temperatures ranging from ambient (room temperature) to below freezing with potentially hazardous properties. This position uses database applications and standard precautionary procedures to work independently, be selfdirected, communicate effectively, and use good judgment when making decisions. Internal or external client interaction occurs under the guidance of experienced professional or technical staff. This position may also participate in the assembly of kits and label printing. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operations Technician 1 duties: Prepares samples or clinical agents for pickups, courier deliveries, and shipments. Works closely with managers to support customer inquiries, discrepancies, inventory maintenance and database updates. Responsible for using an inventory management system for data entry, sample tracking, and management of samples. Maintains files for validation of data and preparation of queries, reviews accumulated data for accuracy and prepares reports of information and sample data. Performs internal specimen consolidation and reorganization projects under the guidance of a Lead Operations Technician. Participates in process improvement activities. Receives, handles and inventories specimens of human, animal, and/or plant origin at temperatures ranging from ambient to 196C, and having potentially hazardous properties. Assures compliance to cGMP parts 210 and 211 and company quality systems. Follows standard operating procedures (SOPs), facility safety guidelines, and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) requirements which may include compliance with cGMP CFR parts 210 and 211 where applicable. May prepare sample collection kits in accordance with Standard Work Instructions. May make deliveries to clients as required. May be required to travel to other facilities to meet business needs.About Aerotek:We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing(R) Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.