Validation Technician – 1st Shift

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Azenta


Company : Azenta

Country: United States

Location : Cleveland, Ohio

Post: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:27:58 GMT

Expires: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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At Azenta, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry’s top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.

How You’ll Add Value

The Validation Technician ensures equipment is suitable for its intended use, properly maintained in a good state of repair, and continues to operate in a validated state. Incumbent is responsible for the equipment lifecycle including testing and assessing new technologies, configuring, qualifying, and validating new equipment, evaluating the impact of changes, managing maintenance and calibration, and decommissioning of faulty and expired equipment. Must be able to perform tasks independently and ensure Standard Operating Policies (SOPs) are followed.

What You’ll Do

Monitor and validate freezer storage environments Enter data into CMMS system. Completes all necessary documentation in an appropriate and quality driven manner. Receive, unbox, install, setup and validate new freezers Perform weekly maintenance tasks on freezers and LN2 tanks Perform monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance tasks on freezers and LN2 tanks Respond to requests for information in a timely manner Pro-actively communicates all issues to appropriate personnel. Operates industrial equipment as needed (Fork truck, Scissor lift, floor scrubber etc.). Maintains high level and consistent communication with Facilities Manager. Complete basic building maintenance and general repair activities Occasional general cleaning duties required May become involved in special projects

What You Will Bring

High school diploma or GED

1-2 years previous experience with validation equipment and processes preferred

Experience in a regulated industry preferred

Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and SharePoint required

Must be mechanically inclined (works well with tools/machinery, adept at fixing or putting things together

Experience with equipment maintenance and lifecycle preferred

Ability to learn and use facility management software platforms

Ability to learn and use basic project management skills

Strong communication skills (written and oral)

Ability to manage, prioritize and deliver on core responsibilities in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Physical Requirements

Performs physically demanding tasks in a safe manner

Can lift up to 50 lbs.


Extended periods of standing or sitting

Ability to work with refrigerants (dry ice and LN2) using proper personal protective equipment

Your Working Conditions:

Employee will be working in an area with potentially infectious materials.

Employee will need to travel to client sites, approximately 15% of time

Employee will be responsible for maintaining a clean work environment and enforce and follow Universal Precautions for bloodborne pathogens when working in an area considered to be potentially contaminated.

EOE M/F/Disabled/VET

At Azenta, we are part of the science behind the COVID vaccine and we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities where we live and work. To protect our coworkers, clients, families and friends, we have implemented a policy where all of our US employees must be fully vaccinated (which includes taking the booster) or have requested and received an approved medical/religious accommodation prior to their first day of work.

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