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Labs Technical Trainer II

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision, working independently, and using discretion and experiential judgment, the Technical Trainer II trains the new employee in the basic laboratory systems and procedures in place, including proper analytical technique for various laboratory techniques. Provides ongoing guidance in technical, compliance, and project management matters to all levels of laboratory personnel. The Technical Trainer II is expected to possess a thorough understanding of complex laboratory procedures and instrument troubleshooting. Essential Functions:

  • Trains new employees on basic department techniques, such as use of analytical balances and pipetting.
  • Trains staff on the set-up, use, basic troubleshooting, and data interpretation for equipment such as HPLC and/or dissolution systems, including the data acquisition systems.
  • Addresses the ongoing training needs of experienced personnel as indicated by manager/team leader.
  • Assists and prepares technical training materials.
  • Assists the manager and sets up and administers various training development programs.
  • Works on problems of limited scope.
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Builds stable working relationships internally. Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
    • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0
    • to 2 years'). In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: --- Knowledge of solution preparation and laboratory procedures --- Familiar with FDA requirements, particularly documentation requirements --- Familiar with analytical instrumentation, including analytical balances and pH meters --- Familiar with analytical data acquisition systems --- Good verbal and written communication skills --- Ability to review simple analytical data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with regulatory requirements --- Good attention to detail and ability to multi-task --- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment Working Conditions and Environment: --- Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. --- Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international. Physical Requirements: --- Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day. --- Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. --- Frequent mobility required. --- Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck. --- Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs. --- Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf. --- Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. --- Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups. --- Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration. --- Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task. --- Regular and consistent attendance.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Richmond , Labs Technical Trainer II, IT / Software / Systems , Richmond, Virginia

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