Laboratory Technician I

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc San Dimas, CA

Company
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
33750
AJE Ref #
576177727
Location
San Dimas, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs a variety of routine laboratory duties.
Conducts laboratory support functions such as stocking and distributing supplies and equipment.
May use personal computer to perform simple technical and record keeping duties in conformance with company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements.
Performs general lab duties specific to cleaning of lab benches, shelving, glassware and lab items.
Perform lab deactivation specific to product safety containment procedures.
Maintain water for injection (WFI) water supply for QC Chemistry.
Order chemicals, reagents as requested.
Able to work early shift or flexible hours to support production schedules
Able to work weekends (on as needed basis).

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

This position requires strong adherence to regulatory compliance and safety requirements, involving cGMPs, SOPs, cGLPs, and other related documents.
Good communication skills are required. Must be able to work effectively on teams.
2+ years of relevant experience and a High School diploma
Must be able to operate and qualify for respirator usage
Must be able to see and distinguish all colors and shades
Must be able to stand for a continuous 4 hours
Routinely lift 25 lbs
Must be able to work on a rotational shift schedule alternating between day shift and grave shift.
Must be able to work 12 hour shift schedules.
Must be able to work weekends
Must be able to work holidays

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, view the EEO is the Law poster at :
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf