Biological Safety Technician I

Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 49069 
Title: Biological Safety Technician I 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 









Main Objective:

Provides assistance in preparing lab related materials for analysis and testing in accordance with Quality Systems Requirements. Assists in maintaining the Arthrex Biological Safety Laboratory.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create reagents and materials necessary for Laboratory tests
  • Provide the Biological Safety team with support on projects and research
  • Perform tests and assays as required per established procedures
  • Collection and testing of Environmental Monitoring Samples.
  • Laboratory maintenance and cleaning
  • Assist in method and equipment validations
  • Provide contributors to the lab with study information and updates.
  • Maintain sample receipt and log in database
  • Assist in maintaining the Biological Safety Laboratory systems and documentation.
  • Assist in collecting, maintaining, and interpreting pertinent regulatory information and test data.


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree required in one of the following fields: Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Knowledge of ISO and FDA QSR requirements is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of cGMP, ISO, and USP guidelines for testing of medical devices is desirable.
  • Knowledge of microbial identification & Characterization, Bioburden, LAL, Cytotoxicty techniques preferred, and/or working knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques, (i.e. GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, FTIR, etc.) desirable
  • Experience working and operating Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) preferred.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Proficiency in the use of Personal Computers and computer programs, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, Word, PowerPoint (or equivalents if changed by the Company).  Perkin Elmer instrument software experience/knowledge is highly desirable.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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