AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Laboratory Technician in Coppell, Texas

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Laboratory Technician in Coppell, TX you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of the Quality Control (QC) team, you will contribute through the completion of all assigned and routine laboratory related tasks in compliance with AZ, GMP & SHE standards. You key accountabilities will include:

  • Ethical conduct and compliance

  • Provide support services for analysts and chemists in the quality control laboratory including cleaning and maintaining the general laboratory facilities and glassware, ordering laboratory chemicals and supplies, and inventory management

  • Perform sampling of raw materials, purified water, and compressed air for testing.

  • Accurately complete all data entry requirements for methods or tasks performed and reviewing data for completeness and accuracy.

  • Prepare solutions and standards per Procedures, Analytical Procedures and/or SOPs, with appropriate documentation

  • Clean and maintain the general laboratory facilities and notify appropriate maintenance personnel as eeded

  • May fulfill other jobs/responsibilities as directed by management consistent with skill level and training

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree, preferably in the chemical or biological sciences with previous experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory

  • Must be able to perform activities to support QC sampling activities including moving raw material drums, operating pallet jacks, and working in areas with limited access and on cat-walks around production equipment.

  • Must be able to retrieve, dispense, and dispose of chemicals and reagents according to according to approved procedures.

  • Must be adequately trained in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP and GMP) standards and be able to legibly and accurately complete all forms and/or notebooks.

  • Must be able to attain proficiency in using ZS Pharma analytical applications required for the completion of assigned tasks.

  • Must be able to work at a lab bench or hood and perform the necessary procedures required for sample preparations and clean-up using the current prescribed or validated methodologies

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.