Job Details

  • Title: Laboratory Technician
  • Code: RCI-26240
  • Location: Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Posted Date: 09/23/2022
  • Duration: 4 Months
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  Job Description

Shift - 6:00am to 3:00pm


Responsible for carrying out laboratory activities in support of production schedules and objectives directed out by Sr staff.


  • The position of Laboratory Technician III is within our Cardiometabolic business unit located at Carlsbad, CA.
  • Under moderate supervision, this position is responsible for manufacturing support functions.
  • These functions include performance of moderately complex procedures/tasks in support of production goals and objectives according to established GMP guidelines. 
  • This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.


  • Carry out laboratory activities in support of production schedules and objectives as directed by senior staff.
  • Safely operate laboratory equipment in accordance with established practices.
  • Promote and be responsible for laboratory safety and housekeeping.
  • Train new hires and other staff on policies/procedures as required.
  • Obtain and stock laboratory supplies as directed.
  • Maintain documentation and records in an accurate, timely and thorough manner.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Alere Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job; has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification and validation, manufacturing and testing activities
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices; build productive internal/external working relationships
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies
  • Other duties as assigned, according to the changing needs of the business

Basic qualifications | education:

  • AA/AS or BA/BS or currently attending a college or university and working toward achieving an AA/AS or BA/BS. 
  • This would include laboratory coursework in biology, chemistry or related field. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two to four yr of experience.
  • Hands on training in the operation of applicable laboratory equipment and techniques. 
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions, maintain accurate records and notes, and the ability to carry out assignments in a through, conscientious fashion. 
  • Conscious of safety requirements and applicable material handling methods (including universal precautions for handling potentially bio-hazardous materials.
  • Working knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSR’s, ISO, ISO 13485, CMDR.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Teamwork focused
  • Results oriented