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Laboratory Technican - Downstream Process Development

Proclinical Staffing
Gaithersburg, USA, Maryland
Highly Competitive Salary
Start date
5 Jun 2024
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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R & D , Laboratory, Scientific
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Entry level

Job Details

Laboratory Technician, Downstream Process Development - Contract - Gaithersburg, MD

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and self-motivated Laboratory Technician to join our Downstream Process Development team. This is a contract position based in Gaithersburg, MD.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing analytical support for process development and characterization activities. This role requires a strong focus on execution, a sense of urgency, and a commitment to maintaining scientifically sound assay execution.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Windows-based software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Excellent communication, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.
  • High energy level, positive outlook, and a "can do" attitude.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) preferred.
  • Experience in protein-based analytics (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISAs, Colorimetric assays, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry operations is preferred.

The Downstream Process Development Laboratory Technician will:

  • Perform routine sample testing according to SOPs using various techniques and assays.
  • Maintain accurate records of all activities and record all data in specified formats in real time.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, coordinating with relevant parties for asset induction, equipment calibrations, and maintenance.
  • Assist in shipping and receipt of supplies and restocking the lab.
  • Ensure proper disposal of trash, biohazardous waste, and recycle waste.
  • Follow SOPs and run experiments according to these procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jackie Cerchio at (+1) 267-846-2026 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.



At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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