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Laboratory Manufacturing Associate

Company: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:


To protect the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers, and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic, and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications, and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

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By delivering high-quality, innovative products to customers when and where they need them, Agilent's Manufacturing Team supports our company's mission to inspire scientists and researchers to make discoveries that advance the quality of life. Join our fast-growing, dynamic organization and be part of this rewarding work.

As a Manufacturing Associate, you will check and schedule resources to ensure on-time delivery, and manage inventory. Your scientific knowledge and background will be leveraged through your review of formulation documents and active ingredient dilution to ensure that products are manufactured to specification. Also, you will be working as a team manufacturing liquid consumable product lines for automated electrophoresis and microfluidics platforms.

Job duties:

* Preparation of various liquid consumable products following Standard Operating Procedures, within a clean aseptic environment;
* Performing daily cleaning of work surfaces and equipment to maintain a clean aseptic environment;
* Performing packaging, labeling, and lot tracking of consumable products using semi-automated and automated equipment;
* Management and storage of raw materials including preparation for quality control testing.
* Management of inventory and production processes via SAP inventory control software.
* Providing assistance in developing new processes to streamline consumable product manufacturing;
* Participation in production planning;
* Working independently and as a team to ensure production deadlines are met.
* Cleaning, stocking, and lab maintenance duties as needed.

You will have an opportunity to become skilled in the use of a wide range of lab equipment, including but not limited to laminar flow hoods, peristaltic pumps, automated fillers, and labelers. Having the ability to learn quickly on the job, anticipate and resolve potential manufacturing and delivery issues, and maintain the highest level of quality are critical.


No prior experience (New Grads); may have up to 2 years of relevant experience.

* Bachelor's or University degree equivalent in Science related fields (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong documentation skills with high attention to details
* Multitasking and problem-solving skills
* A positive attitude and ability to work within a fast-paced environment
* Ability to continuously sit, stand or walk, and lift up to 50 lbs.
* Hands-on experience working in a laboratory, operating laboratory instrumentation, and/or working in an aseptic environment is highly beneficial.

Agilent Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

NoFull-timeDay ShiftNot applicableExperiencedManufacturing

Keywords: Agilent Technologies, Inc., Ankeny , Laboratory Manufacturing Associate, Healthcare , Ankeny, Iowa

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