1st/2nd shift Laboratory Support Assistant


1st/2nd shift Laboratory Support Assistant, San Diego, CA

The position will be involved in supporting the day-to-day operations of the lab, as well as interacting with science staff to support project needs.

Schedule shift:  1st shift, Mon.-Fri., 7:00am-3:30pm.


  • Perform all duties associated with the maintenance of lab stock and glassware. These duties may include: washing, drying, and sterilizing glassware and distributing it to appropriate locations within the lab.
  • Maintain the glass-washing facility, sterilize glassware and other items using an autoclave as well as perform routine maintenance of glass-washing equipment and routine maintenance of other lab equipment.
  • Will be required to receive all incoming products, match packing slips to corresponding PO’s and enter the information into a database.
  • Will be required to do a daily walk-through to check on all critical equipment as well as spotting any potential problems.
  • May assist with media preparation.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous laboratory or autoclave experience is required.
  • Previous receiving experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with trouble shooting and streamlining processes is a plus.
  • Ability to work in glassware room conditions, including tolerating humid conditions is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Good organizational and motivational skills, accurate record keeping, and attention to detail.
  • Able to use judgment to resolve problems and troubleshoot routine assignments.
  • Ability to multi-task routine assignments, ensuring a high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Able to follow SOPs.
  • Ability to adapt to minor changes in routine to achieve objectives.
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift/carry at least 50 lbs. and push/pull up to 150 lbs. utilizing wheeled equipment.
  • Free from any allergies related to plants.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with Excel and the Microsoft Office suite.

For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Email Jennie.Dinh@kellyscientific.com or call 858-207-6311.

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

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