Lab Assistant

Website Apotex Inc.

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining a constant inventory of clean laboratory glassware and a clean laboratory workspace in accordance with established in-house cleaning procedure while under minimum supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs checking of glassware for cleanliness prior to restocking clean, dry glassware in storage areas in laboratories. Maintains a constant inventory of clean glassware and cleaning supplies. Orders new glassware if required.
  • Receives all documents and laboratory supplies.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and
  • Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Informs the supervisor if there is any issue with the equipment used for washing and verifies the equipment status prior to use.
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of all relevant SOPs, Work Instructions and SWP’s required for the day-to-day work activities, particularly those involving safe handling of dirty glassware and chemicals.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Performs collection and sorting of dirty glassware used in the laboratories and prepares glassware for washing as per the established in-house procedure.
  • Provides timely assistance to lab chemists when requested.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.
  • Performs loading and operation of glassware washers, dryer, and pipette washers according to applicable approved procedures.
  • Performs collection of empty reagent bottles, full bins/drums of used syringes, filters and vials on a regular basis, or as needed. Performs coordination of laboratory waste removal.

Job Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Minimum Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Job Details:

Company: Apotex Inc.

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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