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Laboratory Assistant

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Kelly Services
Physical Address

Lees Summit, MO 64086
Job Description

Laboratory Technician – Multiple Shifts open – Lee’s Summit, MO

Available Shifts: Shown at the bottom

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technician is primarily responsible for performing laboratory tests and analyses under the direction of a lab supervisor or scientist including specimen management, specimen pipetting, instrument operation/maintenance, data entry and specimen storage with a high degree of proficiency. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Ensure all laboratory equipment and work areas are clean, sterile, and in proper working order. May be responsible for calibration of instruments. Conducts routine tasks as directed. Closely supervised with little latitude for independent judgment.

Job Duties:

+ Examine samples for validity and other requirements (sample type, volume, etc.)

+ Perform sample preparation steps which may include specimen pipetting with a high degree of accuracy and precision

+ Operate, calibrate and maintain all assigned laboratory equipment and instruments according to standard operating procedures to ensure quality results

+ Perform reagents and materials preparation for testing

+ Maintain adequate inventory of supplies, reagents and materials needed for testing

+ Document remedial action, troubleshooting, quality assurance activities and instrument maintenance

+ Adhere to established processing timelines

+ Perform data entry into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

+ Label samples and deliver them to proper area(s)

+ Retrieve and re-file samples for testing

+ Properly store specimens for short term and long term storage

+ Aid laboratory personnel in cleaning duties

+ Adhere to all quality and safety standards, as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies

+ Adhere to policies and protocols in the lab

+ Work closely and communicate with other lab associates to complete daily activities efficiently

+ Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times

+ Other duties as assigned by management


+ BS or BA in biological, physical, chemical or clinical laboratory science Experience or formal training in working with potentially infectious human blood bodily fluids

+ Ability to work with automated and manual platforms

+ Must possess skills required for aseptic techniques

+ Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs

+ Ability to read, interpret, and comply with documents such as internal SOPs, operating and maintenance instructions, and company policies

+ Position may require evening and weekend hours

+ Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in the organization

+ Excellent verbal & written communication skills

+ Keenly attentive to detail

+ Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

+ Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs, with database skills and 1 year data entry experience preferred

Shift Options:

Tues.- Fri., 1:00PM – 11:30PM

Mon.- Fri., 2:00PM – 10:30PM

Mon.- Fri., 2:00PM – 10:30PM

Tues.-Sat., 4:30PM – 1:00AM

Tues.- Sat., 1:00AM – 9:30AM

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations-providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career-connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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