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Laboratory Technician

Company: GenScript
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our growing team. The laboratory technician will support gene synthesis in a well-established life science service company at Redmond, WA. The position will perform PCR, DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis and other DNA analysis methods. The ideal candidate is a rigorous and hardworking scientist, highly organized and detail oriented, with good communication skills. The ability to contribute to a team effort is critical. Responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician:

  • Ability to follow detailed work instructions (SOPs) and utilize basic DNA techniques (PCR, restriction digest, DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, etc.) for manufacture;
  • Buffer, reagents, agarose gel and sample preparation (from written protocols);
  • Assist other scientists in process development;
  • Assist in production automation;
  • Assist in lab management to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the manufacturing lab;
  • Maintain and track lab inventory;
  • Process and analysis data using Excel and data presentation using PowerPoint. Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific discipline (molecular biology, Chemistry, biochemistry or related life science) with over 1 year of laboratory experience;
    • Knowledge and hands-on experience with molecular biology, especially PCR, DNA purification and analysis;
    • Familiar with using single and multi-channel pipettes, in 96/384-well plate formats;
    • Previous lab experience preferred (undergraduate or working experience);
    • Comfortable with repetitive bench work;
    • Willing to work a possible flexible shift schedule;
    • Proficient PC user, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Quick learner, work efficiently and independently in a dynamic team environment;
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, able to collaborate well with others;
    • Needs to be familiar with laboratory safety practices;
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines
    • Must be thorough, detail oriented and accurate to produce high quality data;
    • Effective written and oral communication skills;

Keywords: GenScript, Redmond , Laboratory Technician, Healthcare , Redmond, Washington

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