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Title:  Lab Student

Requisition ID:  60322
Date:  Mar 10, 2023

Ra'anana, Central district, IL

Department:  Laboratory



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, the Laboratory Technician will work under the direction of the Lab Supervisor, perform engineering, R&D and verification testing activities. The individual will bring excellent analytical, technical, and organizational talent to the execution of development projects at West. 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working according to Lab procedures
  • Performs and documents engineering, R&D and verification testing activities
  • Experienced in the use of laboratory equipment, such as Testometric, Instron, Magnifying Glass, Analytical Balance, Digital Pipette, Viscometer etc.
  • Accustomed to using current Good Laboratory Practices and Good Documentation Practices. 
  • Maintains a clean, neat, and safe work environment.
  • Notify whenever test instructions are not clear
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education: Technician\ Practical Engineer- an advantage
  • Experience: A similar experience from a medical device company- an advantage

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:

  • Hebrew- Fluent in Writing, Reading and speaking
  • English – Very good level in Writing, Reading
  • Technical experience performing testing on medical devices.
  • This position requires a highly organized person with work ethic.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.


Travel Requirements:

  • No travel requirements


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform job duties as required with limited physical demands.
  • Must be able to work assigned shift(s) with overtime as required to complete assignments if necessary.
  • Potential handling of biohazard material and components.


Competencies/ Authorities

  • Handling samples
  • Handling Goods
  • Use lab equipment
  • Working with hazardous materials







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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