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Lab Assistant

Vivitide Louisville, KY

  • Expired: June 08, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Lab Assistant (Louisville, KY) (f/m/d)

vivitide, LLC is an independent, technology-based company, which manufactures and distributes high-quality peptides, antibodies and biochemicals for research and development purposes. Employing highly skilled individuals at our facilities in MA and KY, we strive to create a vibrant environment made up of diverse, agile and passionate professionals.

We are currently hiring for a qualified individual interested in a career in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry. Working alongside other peptide scientists, and technicians the Lab Assistant will be responsible for helping to keep production flowing. This is an excellent opportunity to get practical, hands on experience at a thriving biotech company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Remove liquid waste from labs and transfer to waste storage tanks (daily).
  • Change out solvent drums in bulk material storage area.
  • Assist in moving equipment around the labs (as needed).
  • Monitor levels in compressed gas cylinders and change out when needed.
  • Organize and maintain dry chemical inventory.
  • Unload bulk chemical shipments.
  • Receive incoming packages and supplies.
  • Empty waste baskets in laboratories (daily).
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide back up support for laboratory glassware washing and storage.
  • Provide back up support for housekeeping.
  • Assist with sidewalk snow removal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work around and safely handle hazardous chemicals.
  • Ability to handle and move 55-gallon drums.
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg (55 pounds).
  • Safely handle laboratory glassware.
  • Strong work ethic with attention to details.
  • Forklift operation preferred.

Personal Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Solid work ethic and desire to learn
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • General mechanical aptitude.

Our Offer

  • Responsibility for a variety of challenging and new tasks within a straightforward and fast paced environment
  • Flat hierarchies with short communication and decision paths in an agile organization.
  • A competitive benefits package, stable work environment, vacation and holiday time.

If you are seeking a new challenge in a dynamic environment, please apply through the application link in the job advertisement.

About vivitide, LLC

Our focus is on helping researchers around the globe in their drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical development activities with our combined 50+ years of peptide chemistry knowhow and experience. With exceptional customer service, our employees take pride in being part of a vibrant life science community.

Headquartered in Gardner, MA, with significant operations in Louisville, KY, vivitide is a leading provider of custom peptide synthesis services, custom antibodies, catalog peptides and biochemicals to academia, pharmaceutical, biotech, and diagnostic companies worldwide.

Well known for delivering the highest quality of products and manufacturing capabilities ranging from mg to kg, vivitide has furthermore the unique expertise in complex peptide synthesis, such as RGD peptides. The manufacturing of personalized peptides and throughput production are as important to us as antigen design, antibody purification, and custom peptide-antibody conjugation.

vivitide, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME



Louisville, KY
40299 USA



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