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Equipment Technician 3 - 3rd Shift #3521

Employer
GRAIL, LLC
Location
Raleigh, NC; Durham, NC
Start date
May 6, 2024

Job Details

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

GRAIL is seeking an Equipment Technician III for the Engineering Operations team. The Equipment Technician III will support equipment lifecycle activities for GRAIL in-house Operations.  Activities may fall within the selection, installation, operation, or decommissioning phases of the equipment lifecycle and may include preventative and corrective maintenance, project work, repairs, calibration, improvements, qualifications, etc.  The Equipment Technician III will primarily interact with the Clinical Lab team. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who follows standards and guidelines. GRAIL’s testing volumes are scaling fast and require a dynamic and detail-oriented technician to help deliver our revolutionary test to as many people as possible. 

This is a full time, onsite position working in the Research Triangle Park, NC lab between the hours of 10:00 PM to 8:30 AM (third shift), Sunday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday..
Work on holidays may be required.

Working hours may be temporarily adjusted due to training, travel, and other events.
Responsibilities;
  • Complete technical assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in troubleshooting issues and/or in making recommendations.
  • Execute and document a wide range of equipment lifecycle-related activities including but not limited to: installations, scheduled maintenance, calibrations, internal qualifications, and repairs.
  • Create and maintain regular reports, dashboards, and specialized documentation.
  • Research, investigate, and communicate findings in response to requests from management and/or leadership.
  • Perform asset inventories and inspections, remediate any found discrepancies between the Asset Management System and asset tags and stickers.
  • Perform routine audits of equipment records in our Asset Management System to confirm traceability and compliance with CLIA/CAP, FDA 21 CFR Part 820, and ISO 13485 / 15189  requirements.
  • Support routine service provider visits, internal and cross-functional investigations, and software / firmware upgrades and assessments.
  • Respond to the Engineering Operations support ticketing system in a timely manner, escalating where appropriate.  
  • Respond to environmental monitoring system alert notifications for cold storage units and laboratory temperature/humidity sensors in a timely manner, escalating where appropriate.
  • May update controlled documentation including standard operating procedures, work instructions, guidelines, and qualification / verification protocols. 

Preferred Qualifications;
  • 2+ years experience using Blue Mountain RAM or similar asset management software
  • 2+ years experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • 2+ years experience with Manufacturing Management Systems (MES), scheduling software, or Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • 2+ years experience performing equipment calibrations
  • 3+ years experience using acquired skills to perform a range of routine tasks in support of daily operations, under general supervision.
  • 3+ years experience carrying out work independently, in accordance with existing policies, protocols and instructions, with substantial discretion required.
  • 1+ years experience working on semi- or non-routine processes, or processes that are under active development.
  • 1+ years experience identifying and resolving situations in which deviations from standard practice may be needed and appropriate, in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Firm understanding of how daily support tasks contribute to the success of operational goals.
  • 3+ years of related experience with an Associates degree or higher in a technical field, or equivalent military training. 

Physical Demands & Working Environment;
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, climb stairs/ladders, kneel, crouch, and wear safety gear.
  • Occasionally work with dry ice or materials stored at very low temperatures.
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. 
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials, blood specimens and instruments with moving parts, heating or freezing elements, and high speed centrifugation.
  • Must regularly lift and / or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Travel may be required, up to 10% of the time.

Based on the role, colleagues may be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan tied to company and individual performance, or an incentive plan. We also offer a long-term incentive plan to align company and colleague success over time.

In addition, GRAIL offers a progressive benefit package, including flexible time-off, a 401k with a company match, and alongside our medical, dental, vision plans, carefully selected mindfulness offerings.

GRAIL is an Equal Employment Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. GRAIL maintains a drug-free workplace.

Company

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

LEADERSHIP:

CEO: Bob Ragusa

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Company info
Website
Phone
833-694-2553
Location
1525 O'Brien Drive
Menlo Park
California
94025
US

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