Spherion, in partnership with our Madison, WI, based biotechnology client, is recruiting for an Operations Support Technician. This position will provide quality labware and staging preparation services to all IVD Manufacturing and Product Finishing Departments. This is a great, direct-hire opportunity for someone who is efficient with excellent attention to detail!Responsibilities:- Operate labware wash machines and autoclaves according to departmental operation and safety guidelines- Plan and maintain stock room supplies, stock all items used in the area of responsibility- Stage raw materials according to process orders -Maintain accurate daily activity logs and batch records- Keep work areas clean and free from clutter- Identify needs or problems and communicate proper courses of action on various cleaning issues and follow through to assure completion- Operate pH meters, conductivity meters, balances, autoclaves, peristaltic pumps, vacuum pumps, filtering apparatus, and laboratory mixing equipment- Plan daily schedule according to incoming requests- Identify unsafe situations, processes, or procedures and report them as appropriate- Meet customers needs in a professional manner- Understand and comply with ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements applicable to our clients business- Process Special Request from IVD Production, IVD Product Finishing and/or Engineering staff as needed- Assist in compiling information and data for special reports and assist with special projects as needed- Assist with training of others in the proper and safe use of all equipment as neededWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Excellent communication skills- Strong attention to detailPhysical Requirements:- Standing, walking, and bending on a continuous basis as well as going up and down stairs- Ability to work in limited space areas- Ability to operate washing and drying labware equipment- Ability to move up to 300 lbs. on a dolly and 500 lbs. on a pallet jack occasionally- Ability to safely handle and transport glassware and labware items up to 300 liters in size and weighing up to 50 pounds for several hours per weekEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- High School diploma or GED required, knowledge and/or coursework in biological sciences or chemistry preferred- Punctuality and ability to maintain a good attendance record are essential- Demonstrate a continuous willingness to be flexible with regard to job activities and associated scheduling- Maintenance of clean production areas and equipment- Competency in general math- The ability to work independently with moderate supervision and with other team members- Ability to use in-house software (Microsoft Office and ERP) to perform general duties- Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward work activities and show a willingness to accept direction and advice and be a team player- Previous work experience in glassware preparation within a laboratory setting preferred, but not required- A self-directed individual to work efficiently & accurately with strong customer service Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.