National Cancer Centre of Singapore Pte Ltd

Lab Assistant

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  16 May 2024

NCCS Research Admin Department is looking for a dedicated Lab Assistant who can help manage our Glassware Autoclave Room.


Key Responsibilities:

1. Autoclaving and Washing

  • Collect glassware and materials to be washed and autoclaved from laboratories.
  • Perform glassware washing and autoclave sterilization of glassware and liquids as needed.
  • Inspect glassware for cleanliness and proper sanitation.
  • Report any malfunctioning equipment to the supervisor for immediate attention.
  • Comply with laboratory safety practices, policies, and procedures.

2. Quality Inspection

  • Conduct quality control assessments on sterilizers and document the records.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of general laboratory equipment.

3. Inventory Management

  • Support researchers by supplying extra glassware as requested and maintaining a log of their needs for delivery to respective labs.
  • Monitor and manage the inventory of glassware, ensuring an adequate supply is available for daily operations. Collaborate with team members to identify and prioritize glassware needs.

4. Ad-hoc Duties

  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.



  • GCE ‘N’ Level Certificate 
  • Prior working experience in lab setting is preferred, but not required. On-site training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of sterile techniques and autoclaves is an advantage.
  • Basic skill level using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills. Well-organized and able to comfortably work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Physically fit to lift loads (of about 6kg).