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Chemical Inventory Specialist

  • Location: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Salary: 21-21 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Daniella Adinolfi
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: (646) 652-0984
  • Start Date: 2021-08-30
  • Job Ref: 21-12404
Job Summary
We are looking for a highly motivated chemical specialist to provide critical lab support at a customer site in Cambridge MA area. The chemical specialist supports the management of chemical inventory onsite. The chemical specialist strictly adheres to safety policies and procedures, maintains excellent communication with scientific staff, and provides metrics to management. A successful candidate should have great attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively and be able to work independently. This candidate should also have great computer skills and able to enter scientific data into inventory management systems with speed and accuracy.
Job Responsibilities
Supports the processing of chemicals in and out of the onsite chemical location in accordance with customer policies. Provide staff to work at the onsite chemical location to enable scientists to obtain the required hazardous chemicals they need for their work.
Maintenance of chemical storage room and lab locations: stocking drop zones and ordering stock chemicals, removal of expired reagents/inventory, and periodic check of inventory on floor.
Deliver requested chemicals to appropriate laboratory location and receive chemicals to inventory in chem store.
Verify SDS documents in association with the chemical inventories.
Log /register all compounds, purchased or synthesized by customer on customer registry system in accordance with customer policies.
Hazardous goods management and transport.
Associates with 1-3 years relevant experience, preferably in a biology/chemical specialty, safety, or biotechnology field/role. Bachelors with 0-1 years experience.
Demonstrated ability to safely handle, store, and segregate chemicals.
Proven understanding of basic chemistry is a must.
Experience with inventory management as it relates to consumables and/or chemicals.
Experience with inventory management software is important.
MS Office Skills: Outlook, Powerpoint, Word.
Physical Demands
The overall physical exertion of this position requires:
Sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas.
Walk 2-3 hours within a facility.
Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.
Lift up to 25 lbs.
Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.
Work around moving laboratory equipment and machinery.
Use of personal protective equipment in laboratory.
Work with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens.
Working Environment
Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.