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Laboratory Service Engineer I

Company: Thrive, an Exact Sciences Company
Location: cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary of Major Responsibilities: The Laboratory Service Engineer I (LSE I) is responsible for the service and support of laboratory equipment and instrumentation, including installation, calibration, maintenance, and repair. This includes both simple and complex instrumentation in the various laboratory environments. These environments may include clinical laboratories, R laboratories, and manufacturing and quality control laboratories. The individual in this role will continuously work with other Lab Service Engineers (LSE) and the laboratory teams to ensure proper instrument function and to troubleshoot any system concerns. The LSE I may work continuously with other LSEs and the laboratory teams to ensure proper instrument function and to troubleshoot any system concerns.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential DutiesInstall new laboratory equipment (e.g., centrifuges, liquid handlers, orbital shakers, etc.).Coordinate and/or perform instrument installations and qualifications per service policies.Maintain program for preventative maintenance (PM) and calibration of all laboratory equipment.Perform troubleshooting activities and provide Level 1 serviceAssists the Supervisor of Laboratory Equipment in daily operations for equipment inventory management and maintenance, and partners with supply chain for equipment procurement Assists in tracking the records, licenses, inspections, warranties, and service agreements for the organization's equipment and tools in partnership with supply chain Helps to minimize organizational costs through product standardization and tracking Assists with the establishment of a system for tracking and trending planned and unplanned equipment maintenance activities Serving as a contact for equipment-related issues, respond to planned and unplanned maintenance activities Assists in equipment troubleshooting activities, including Root Cause Analysis and requalification assessment. Complete CAPAs as needed Assists in scheduling preventive maintenance work to ensure required schedules and tasks are maintained, planned, and performed in a timely manner Helps ensure equipment is maintained cost effectively and in accordance with the manufactures recommended practice and that equipment under warranty is managed so as not to invalidate the manufacturers warranty Helps maintain compliance with applicable cGMP regulations, CLIA/CAP standards, and Thrives QMS Identify and suggest initiatives for continuous improvement Participate in 5S projects to increase efficiency and productivity Assists Supervisor in any additional tasks#LI-AZ1

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsBachelors degree in Engineering, Technology, Molecular Biology, Electronics, or related field; or Associates degree and 2 years of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors degree; or High School diploma/General Education diploma and 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors degree.Basic computer skills to include Internet navigation, Email usage, and word processing.Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.Preferred QualificationsBachelors degree in Engineering, Technology, Molecular Biology, Electronics, or related field.1+ years of experience operating laboratory equipment.1+ years of experience in the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment.Working knowledge of clinical laboratory service operations and activities.Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

EEO Disclosure: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Companys affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

Keywords: Thrive, an Exact Sciences Company, Cambridge , Laboratory Service Engineer I, Other , cambridge, Massachusetts

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