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Internship

LES Project Assistant - CO-OP

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Mississauga

AI generated summary

  • You need a high school diploma, be pursuing a chemistry-related degree, commit 9-12 months, have basic chemistry knowledge, lab experience, MS Office skills, problem-solving abilities, communication skills, and work well in a team.
  • You will create lab methods in the SM-LES system, support instrument deployment, update LIMS databases, maintain records, ensure safety, assist staff, and develop work instructions.

Off-cycle Internship

Science•Mississauga

Description

  • Support the implementation and deployment of the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), with a primary focus on creation of lab methods needed for the Lab Execution System (LES). The role consists of reviewing and learning existing lab methods, consulting with scientists who use those methods, and building and testing methods in digital format using the SM-LES system. 

Requirements

  • Education:
  • High school diploma/General Educational Development (GED) Certificate is required
  • Working towards a College Diploma or University Degree in a chemistry or related related field of study.
  • 9-12 month commitment period is essential.
  • Experience:
  • Requires no previous related experience.
  • Equivalency:
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Good proficiency using Microsoft Office suite tools (MS Word, MS Excel). Good understanding of basic chemistry and experience with common laboratory equipment and operation. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analysis. Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry. Good problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving scientific problems. Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written). Ability to read and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques. Proficiency with the English language. Works well independently and in a team environment

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Create new lab methods as digital workflows in the SM-LES system, using paper-based lab methods as templates.
  • Support the deployment of simple instruments and calibrations using the SM-LES system.
  • Provide support to LIMS project through updates to electronic sample database for both analytical and microbiological laboratories. Examples include: stability studies, sample tracking, logging, method workflows.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records to meet all regulatory and user requirements.
  • Follow all current SOPs and procedures.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and reports potential hazards.
  • Work with and advises staff on administrative policies and procedures.
  • Provide timely assistance to lab chemists and supervisors when requested.
  • Support Sample Manager deployment activities.
  • Develop Work Instruction (WI) related to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Mississauga