Randstad Lab Technician - Intermediate in Saint Louis, Missouri
Lab Technician - Intermediate
Saint Louis, MO
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Randstad USA Administration
DescriptionRandstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding NV, a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. We are looking to fill an immediate need for a Lab Technician - Intermediate with our client, a leader in the field of Biotechnology. The focus of their research is to develop technology that will enable farmers to grow more crops by applying biotechnology, genomics, big data and molecular breeding. Please forward CV to Cynthia.Ottens@randstadusa.com.
Performs laboratory technical tasks. Responsible for the care and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Will be required to offer assistance in the operation of the equipment and the gathering of data. Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, ordering and stocking. . Requires an Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent and 2-5 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor.
Our mission is to build a collection of high quality genotypic reference data to enable molecular breeding activities. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to interact, excel, and grow in the company of experts in a number of areas ranging from molecular biology to information technology to plant breeding.
The primary responsibility of this role will be to perform molecular biology extraction protocols in support of the production of genotypic data using state of the art analytical and automation platforms. This individual will be working collaboratively with other production team members to deliver daily and weekly targets under tight deadlines, identify opportunities for system or process improvements and operate automation.
Working hours: Regular Business Hours
The ideal candidate will have high throughput/production/sample management skills: Our lab processes 1+ 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 is a plus. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have automation/mechanical aptitude: The candidate must be comfortable running and troubleshooting automation. Must be able to lift 40lbs Biologists as well as candidates with engineering/technical backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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