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Lab Assistant


Posted Thursday, July 6, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003886238

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Hoffman Estates, IL
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This is a company that produces at-home testing kits. they are looking to add 2 lab assistants to their manufacturing team for their busy season. This role will be working with urine blood and fecal samples, so people will have to be comfortable around all three. The lab assistants will be cutting and coating the kit samples, as well as collect all samples label and prep them for the techs, as well as enter the kit data into the system when the techs have completed testing.

Receive and quarantine all specimen packages.

Open and sort specimens.

Check specimens for acceptance criteria.

Separate and properly code all non-testable specimens.

Enter and verify (accession) all specimen information into LOTtrakLab and LIS.

Assist in strip manufacturing duties, including cutting and preparing strips for coating.

Receive and log in any deliveries of laboratory supplies.

Assist in manual entry and verification of laboratory results.

All other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager and/or Laboratory Supervisor.

Notify his/her supervisor of any possible deviations from documented procedures.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Haves:

HS Diploma with Experience working in a lab

pipetting experience


Good Attention to detail

Comfort level with handling sensitive samples (blood urine and fecal)

Comfort level with using computers (they use Microsoft products)

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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