Company : Nusano
Nusano has an incredible opportunity to contribute to the advances of radioisotope production for cancer treatment and diagnosis. The Chemistry Lab Assistant will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our chemistry laboratory. Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting wet chemistry analyses and assisting in the setup and organization of the laboratory, including receiving packages, managing inventory, and ensuring the smooth operation of day-to-day activities.
The ideal candidate will be adept at fostering a culture of safety, compliance, and teamwork, committed to ensuring a seamless and efficient transition from laboratory inception to full operational capacity.
What You’ll Do:
Assist in the organization and arrangement of the laboratory, materials, chemicals, and supplies.
Manage inventory levels of chemicals, reagents, and other basic laboratory supplies, ensuring timely restocking when necessary.
Contribute to the development of procedures and records and execute the procedures for receiving, inspecting, labeling, and tracking incoming materials, including sampling, testing, recording, and filing documentation.
Work with cross-functional teams to support the integration of inventory processes into the Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) system.
Assist in the setup, calibration, and performance checks of laboratory equipment such as analytical balances, pH meters, pipettes, etc.
Perform periodic checks of laboratory equipment and systems, e.g., refrigerator thermometer, eyewash, etc.
Assist in developing standardized operating procedures and execute the procedures for various wet chemistry techniques including titrations, dilutions, and other relevant methodologies to support R&D activities.
Assist with chemistry R&D activities, including material preparation, executing experimental protocols, collecting data, and data analysis, as assigned.
B.S. in chemistry-related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience in chemistry laboratories.
Strong understanding of laboratory safety standards, procedures, and regulatory guidelines.
Experience in various wet chemistry techniques.
Track record of independently prioritizing and performing laboratory tasks with minimum supervision and direction.
Familiarity with operating ELN and other database/archiving software.
Extensive experience in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Experience working with radioactive material.
Must be comfortable wearing a variety of personal protective equipment.
Work to be conducted in an office environment, laboratories, and/or production environment.
Ability to work sitting and standing for extended periods, grasping/gripping, fine motor control with hands.
Readiness to handle radioactive materials, where all employees are expected to participate in safety programs aimed at minimizing potential and/or actual exposure levels.
Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and climbing stairs.
Frequent use of a computer with repetitive use of keyboard and mouse.
Ability to travel 2-8 weeks per year for experiments, visiting vendors, training, and attending conferences.
No patient should be denied the cancer care they need simply because some options are in short supply or unavailable. Yet, all too often, this is what happens.
Nusano is a medical technology company that creates radioisotopes used to target and eliminate cancer cells with precision. Health care has used radioisotopes to diagnose and treat cancer and other diseases for decades. But, if supply does not keep up with demand, patients will lose out on the benefits of these lifesaving, proven tools.
Nusano’s patented technologies and methods are poised to transform radioisotope production and usher in an exciting new era in cancer care. Our state-of-the-art facility in West Valley City, Utah will produce radioisotopes quickly, efficiently, and affordably. This will make desperately needed resources available to hospitals and cancer clinics around the world and offer those with life-threatening diseases hope for a healthier tomorrow.
Posted Salary Range:
USD $28.00 – USD $34.00 /Hr.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
401(K) Retirement Plan
Company-paid life insurance & AD&D coverage
Company-paid short-term disability coverage
Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)
Voluntary Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays