lab Assistant Job Description Sample

A job description helps potential applicants identify relevant positions that would be a good fit for their skillset. Use this template to get started.
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Example job summary

A successful job summary will provide applicants with a strong introduction to your company and the role. Use positive and active language that sums up the advertised role and your company. Include an exact location, or mention if the location is remote.

Example lab Assistant job summary

National pharmaceutical company is seeking a qualified Lab Assistant to help Senior Scientists in new product developments. Being one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies, we possess labs that are state of the art. Candidates should be familiar with modern lab protocol and technologies. Safety and cleanliness are our top priority and applicants should possess the ability to work in accordance with health and contamination guidelines. Due to the type of products we produce, all applicants must pass a background test and drug screen.

lab Assistant responsibilities

This section should convey the most important duties for the role. Highlight any responsibilities that may be unique to the role or particularly interesting for potential applicants. It’s also beneficial to describe how the role fits into the larger organization.

Example lab Assistant responsibilities

  • Communicate with scientists daily about operations
  • Coordinate with supplies manager to ensure materials are on hand before scheduled use
  • Observer all inventory and transport protocol
  • Maintain a clean and sterile lab environment
  • Oversee the well-being of all live subjects
  • Strictly follow all instructions and guidelines

lab Assistant requirements

This section should list the essential qualities of an ideal candidate. Include previous work experience, education or achievements that would be beneficial. And list any preferred hard and soft skills.

Example lab Assistant requirements

  • High School Diploma (Bachelor's preferred)
  • 2+ year experience in a lab environment
  • Ability to work cleanly and precisely
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with computers programs such as the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Lift up to 50 lbs and carry up to 25 lbs

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