Lab Technician/Entry Level Engineer - Combination Products

Ventura Solutions LLC - Lake Forest, IL

Are you looking for an interesting “Lab Technician” position with an innovative medical device company? For entry-level engineers, this is a great opportunity to get your career started in the right direction and for technicians, this is a great opportunity to grow and gain additional experience with a cutting-edge company.

Are you also looking for a new opportunity to grow with an expanding company?

If so, we’re looking to meet you!

We are looking for highly motivated, self-starting & ambitious individuals that are willing to learn and grow!!

Role Description

This role supports both R&D and Design Verification testing of drug delivery devices. This role is responsible for performing routine, and non- routine functional testing of devices. This requires detailed documentation of experiments into either a paper or electronic notebook system per SOP’s. This position entails the applicant to be able to work in a team environment, communicate and present testing ideas and data results to both the lab and engineering team. Time management is essential for this position as it involves performing multiple tasks in a timely manner and managing workloads in a fast-paced testing environment with changing priorities.


  • Performs R&D functional testing, sample builds, and inspections per protocol or lab work request.
  • Assists Engineering team with lab test setups.
  • Data sheet creation
  • Sample prep -coordination of conditioning, sterilization storage
  • Data entry and data review, and creation of lab summary reports
  • Interfaces with engineering staff to present results
  • Supports EHS initiatives
  • Supports training of testing processes and equipment
  • Updates logbooks and request tracking systems
  • Maintains and owns lab processes - equipment calibration, chemical disposal, sterilization
  • Documentation into lab notebooks/eLN, following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) per SOP.

If this sounds like you, and we've got your interest, here's what you'll need to be considered:


  • HS diploma + work experience, or AA in associated field (science, engineering)
  • BS in engineering is acceptable but not required


  • Previous lab/manufacturing experience
  • Proficient with hand held gauges/ measuring tools
  • Experience with tensile/compression testing
  • Understands how to read blueprints
  • Good Documentation Practices background
  • Previous experience working in a GMP/GLP environment
  • Can work in a team environment
  • Testing accuracy and repeatability
  • Strong time management skills

Physical/Mental Requirements

  • Perform repetitive tasks with the ability to stay focused on the details of testing
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift objects 25lbs
  • Work with chemicals /potent drugs with necessary PPE

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel Or Environment Requirements:

  • May require aseptic gowning when working in chemical lab environment and working with potent drugs.

Key Leadership Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and with partners to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions, and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment

If you can say YES to the above requirements, we want to talk to you – APPLY NOW! We would love to talk about your experience, career goals, and fit with this amazing role.

Location: Lake Forest, IL

Employee Type: Employee W2

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive Base with potential for Bonus + Unlimited Commission
  • Choice of medical dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off

Sounds Exciting Right?

This is a great opportunity and we're looking to fill this role with the right person. If you are ready to embark on an amazing new contract opportunity, APPLY RIGHT NOW!

About Ventura Solutions:

Ventura Solutions is a rapidly growing medical device and pharmaceutical staffing, consulting, and training firm. Our extensive industry expertise in medical device, pharmaceutical, and combination products along with an exceptional talent pipeline make us a top choice for a wide range of projects. We also offer great benefits which enable us to attract and retain top talent in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and combination products space. For more information and other job opportunities visit us at

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posted On: Friday, June 10, 2022

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