Laboratory Tech (Entry)
6 month renewable contract. Start date thru March 2022
Generate and/or evaluate lab-scale samples, testing for customer technical programs, process and product research programs and manufacturing support and provide relevant information for further decisions. Troubleshoot and maintain equipment needed for production and routine processing & property evaluation and supporting machine scale-up work. Maintain appropriate logs, notebooks and other records including computer documents. Provide internet and other information searches as needed for problem solving. Perform stoichiometric calculations for production using computer programs or hand-calculations. Understand and follow EHS, SOPs and Responsible Care rules, regulations and guidelines maintaining a safe work environment. Capable of managing multiple tasks, working effectively with more than one technical supervisor, interfacing with other functions such as manufacturing and research personnel, interfacing directly with customers if needed, and providing timely results to assure the quality of products shipped to customers. 1-3 Years of Experience.
This position is in Precision Genomics’ St. Louis Production Genotyping lab. The candidate will be working collaboratively with a large production team of FTE’s and contractors to deliver daily and weekly genotyping targets under tight deadlines. The candidate will primarily be responsible for operating manual and automated lab processes in a sequencing library creation lab. The role may also include additional various tasks in sample prep, sequencing, qPCR, general lab stocking and supply upkeep.
This role is open for the following shift:
Monday-Thursday, night shift (approx. 2pm-12am)
*Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Desired skills for the ideal candidate:
1. Demonstrate reliability: This is a business-critical position to keep our lab running 7 days a week across multiple shifts. The candidate must be a reliable presence on this shift. Position may require flexible or off shift hours during peak times.
2. High Throughput/production/sample management: Our lab processes 2+ million samples per year with fast turn-around times. Any experience handling a large number of samples daily (lab, etc), or in a fast-paced environment (retail, food service, etc) is a plus. Experience with LIMS is a plus.
3. Automation/mechanical aptitude: The candidate must be comfortable running and troubleshooting automation independently with little guidance on this shift. Biologists with engineering/technical aptitudes are encouraged to apply.
SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.
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