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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Lenexa, KS
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


We are seeking a few great candidates for a role as Lab Technician II in Lenexa, KS!

The Lab Technician II will work directly with viral seed culture and Virus propagation techniques, prepare buffer/media solutions and equipment preparations, and inactivation methods following aseptic technique and cGMP procedures.

Technicians will be fully gowned in a Class A-C environment and strict aseptic techniques are required.


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field field of study
  • Science background required!
  • This position requires clean-room GMP gowning attire due to a sterile, clean-room aseptic environment.
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Able to perform cleaning process in order to clean equipment manually on a daily
  • Ability to work overtime - Regularly work on the weekends. Usually, it won't be too long ( one or two hours), but it's needed
  • Ability to follow guidelines--SOPs, policies, procedures, etc

Responsibilities and Key Duties:

  • Aseptic technique, documentation, clean room laboratory work, applicable Technician I Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), basic understanding of tissue culture, basic handling of cells, etc.
  • Leading inoculation and harvesting of viruses fluid (manual and semi-automatic)
  • Set up machines (inoculation and harvest) – aseptically.
  • Disassemble machines for cleaning and sterilization and be capable of reassembling aseptically.
  • Enhanced knowledge of cells
  • Proper inoculation/harvest techniques to prevent minimal losses, process maximum yields and eliminate contamination. Cell counting, microscopic examination.
  • Operate general production equipment such as Autoclaves, Incubators, pumps, scales, pH/conductivity meters, inactivation tanks, incubators, microscopes, etc.
  • Solution/Buffer/ Media preparations.
  • Perform inactivation of live antigens.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning and sanitation of the laboratories, coolers, freezers and hallways.
  • Writing standard operation procedures (SOPs) and manufacturing directions(MDs)
  • Data Collection for JDE and KPI's
  • Demonstrate a culture safety in day to day operations, including performing JSA's, safety audits
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) & CFT Title 9: Animals and Animal Products
  • Assist in the implementation of safety and quality initiatives.
  • Quality Assurance understanding: Assist in checking documentation, assist in investigations as asked
  • Ordering supplies for the lab so they are available for any process, including changes in the schedule.
  • Develop and support the training of others with department OJT documentation.

Technical / Functional Competencies:

  • Thorough knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Thorough knowledge of clean room behavior
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Empowering and influencing others
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Technical expertise
  • Ability work both independently, with minimal supervision as well as in a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work outside of set schedule, this may include weekends or holiday
  • Time management skills
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to read, write legibly, and communicate in English
  • Frequent repetitions of squatting, bending, and twisting: to remove tissue culture roller bottles from their culture racks, rack rows range from about a foot to six feet in height; removal of these roller bottles can happen at a rapid pace during inoculation procedures
  • Dexterity: Frequent fine motor movement (opening of ampoules, operating a syringe, opening and closing of twist cap roller bottles, placing ampoules on cryogenic vial canes)
  • Lifting 30 lbs (carboys full of growth media and large peristaltic pumps require occasional movement)
  • Standing: approximately 85% of the day is spent in standing position
  • Daily dressing and operating in clean room required garments
  • Frequent repetitions of wrist and shoulder rotations (opening and closing of twist cap roller bottles, and pouring of contents of roller bottles)

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

Why Kelly®

Kelly® Science is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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