Preclinical Laboratory Technician - #9834930

Johnson & Johnson


Date: 1 week ago
City: Santa Clara, CA
Salary: $55,000 - $77,000 per year
Contract type: Full time
Johnson & Johnson,we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build aworld where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured,where treatments are smarter and less invasive, andsolutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.

The Preclinical Laboratory Operations Expert in Preclinical Affairs will work within the animal facilities of Johnson & Johnson MedTech locations in Santa Clara, CA and Redwood City, CA.

These facilities support the execution of preclinical studies required to competitively position robotic and digital solutions for regulatory approval and clinical acceptance. This is a hands-on role within the Preclinical and Clinical Engineering teams and represents an outstanding opportunity to work cross functionally with various groups that utilize the Clinical Labs. Assistance and support in this space will be essential to the development of Ethicon's highly innovative digital surgery platform.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Under supervision of the Test Facility Manager and in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, this position will:

  • Support the successful execution of laboratory research studies and research activities.
  • Ensure all required laboratory supplies, tools, instruments are in inventory.
  • Assisting with successful lab event coordination.
  • Assisting with all vendor account management and fostering relationships for ongoing laboratory needs.
  • Assisting with cadaveric tissue and biohazardous waste management.
  • Promoting environmental health and safety compliance in our labs per company policies.
  • Assisting in reviewing and revising Lab SOP's on a quarterly basis or when necessary.
  • Ensure routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment is coordinated to ensure all resources meet satisfactory requirements of usage.
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience in a biotech laboratory environment is desirable.
  • Some technical understanding of how to operate and handle various laboratory equipment is desired.
  • Experience working in medical device or pharmaceutical research is advantageous.
  • Some understanding of clinical anatomy and surgical methods is helpful.
  • Familiarity with GLP requirements is advantageous.
  • Interest and ability to learn surgical procedures in the Preclinical Lab environment.
  • Attention to detail and good verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Familiarity working with Microsoft 365 applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills are essential.
  • Comfortable handling and working with cadaveric and animal tissue is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience working with GLP under 21 CFR 58.

Physical Working Conditions / Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Be able to perform such duties as mopping floors, wiping down lab surfaces
  • Shipping, receiving and storing Cadaveric tissue and laboratory supplies
  • Assembly of laboratory furniture and equipment

LOCATION & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Primary location of the position can be at either Johnson & Johnson MedTech animal facilities (Santa Clara, CA and Redwood City, CA). Regular travel back and forth between the two locations is required on a recurring basis.
  • Domestic travel may be occasionally required for training purposes (

This job posting is anticipated to close on 6/13/2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on https://www.careers.jnj.com to accept additional applications.

The anticipated base salary for this position is $55,000 to $77,000

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com .

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