Lab Technician 

Department : Manufacturing
Category : Manufacturing
Work Schedule : Full time
Work Location : Office
Positions : 1
Location : Buford Georgia



Responsible for the quality, efficiency, safety, testing, inventory, and documentation processes of seed manufacturing in incumbent’s assigned workstation.


Job duties will vary depending on the assigned workstation within Hot Lab, Assay, and Loading Services and will include any of the duties listed below specific to the assigned workstation.

  • Clean, assemble, weld and inspect cold components.
  • Assemble radioactive components in fume hood.
  • Transfer, weld and inspect radioactive seeds.
  • Wash and decontaminate radioactive seeds.
  • Perform 100% inspection of finished seeds using magnifying equipment or microscope.
  • Perform assay operation of radioactive seeds.
  • Perform seed loading procedures (magazine, custom loaded needles, strands)
  • Perform counting and shipping operations.
  • Perform sterilization procedures (steam and/or gamma)
  • Perform miscellaneous procedures (air filter, surveys, wastewater).
  • Ensure accuracy of all paperwork.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area.
  • Follow all company policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Responsible for informing supervisor if corrections need to be made in production equipment or material.


        LOCATION:  Theragenics, Buford, GA

        DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing

        REPORTS TO:  Production Supervisor

        SUPERVISES:  No Direct Reports



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • One year Manufacturing/Assembly experience preferred, Small Part Assembly preferred


  • A high degree of accuracy is needed to perform all duties and paperwork.
  • Must display initiative to complete all assignments.
  • Must be able to perform duties without direct and constant supervision.
  • Must work toward continuous improvement.
  • Responsible care and operation of equipment that will prevent damage or excessive wear.
  • Ability to work overtime as workload dictates.


Some functions are performed in warehouse environment and some functions are performed in a radionuclide production environment with radioactive materials. The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during normal performance of job.  Job requires minimal heavy lifting of up to 20 pounds. Fifty percent of functions are performed sitting with minimal lifting and Fifty percent of functions are performed stand with minimal reaching. Strong concentration along with frequent and constant mental and visual attention required.


This position has access to or may be exposed to confidential and propriety Company information.  Therefore, a high level of confidentially must be always maintained with any Company information.


The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; the position description is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities of skills required for the position.  Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to or from this position at any time.

To perform this position successfully, the employee must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential position duty and responsibility.  All position requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Job Category: Manufacturing
Department: Manufacturing
Work schedule: Full time
Work location: Office
Positions: 1
State: Georgia
City: Buford

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