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Lab Technician

Cincinnati, Ohio Contract Job ID: 2010120662
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Lab Technician position in Cincinnati, OH


Provides Metrology support in a laboratory environment by following standard practices.  Performs laboratory instrument calibrations, qualifications, preventative maintenance, and repairs as assigned.  Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results.


Essential Functions:  (UP TO 10)

Executes test methods for instrumentation including, but not limited to; LC, GC, dissolution, spectroscopy, pH meters, thermometers, and balances.


Recognizes and reports out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine instrument mechanical performance problems. 


Performs daily instrument calibrations / validations as required.


Supports routine instrument preventative maintenance and troubleshoots unplanned mechanical repairs.


Clearly and accurately communicates the results of work by creating documentation of the testing and obtained results.  


Records and reports results of testing in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.


Contributes to writing of SOPs if needed.


Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines.


Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.



B.S. in Chemistry, or related field, or equivalent experience. 



Previous experience providing instrument Metrology support preferred.



Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.



Good knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies.  Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis.  Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry.  Good problem solving skills and logical approach to solving mechanical problems.  Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).  Ability to read and interpret technical procedures.  



Good knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies.

Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry.

Good problem solving skills and logical approach to solving mechanical problems.

Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).

Ability to read and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.



Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analysis.

Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.


Physical Requirements:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.  Safety glasses, safety shoes, lab coat, latex or similar gloves, safety apron, organic respirator occasionally.

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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