Randstad Lab Technician - Sample Preparation Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri

Lab Technician - Sample Preparation Technician


Saint Louis, MO

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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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 Sample Preparation Technician 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.

Weigh and extract samples for high throughput analytical process. Candidates must have basic computer skills, be reliable, accurate and able to handle repetitive tasks. The work is not complicated but must be exact. Needs someone very detail oriented.

Seed and Sample Technician

Special Project

Primary focus of this project on seed and sample inventory updates prior to team move to Chesterfield facility. This individual will be assisting in database entry of seed and sample materials and working with record archivists to investigate unknown or unlabeled materials to be able to identify.

Working hours: Regular Business Hours


--Positive attitude and initiative to complete projects on time

--Ability to focus on projects, working independently or part of a smaller team

--Experience with inventory databases and Microsoft Office Excel/Access database

--Keen and superior organization skills and attention to detail required, (experience with LEAN/5S methodologies is a plus).

--Ability to work in cold storage environments ranging from 4-C to -80-C (4-C to -20-C, walk-in cooler/freezer environments, -80-C stand-up freezer environments)

--Ability to routinely lift up to 40-50 lbs

--Previous experience, training or ability to use heavy equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, powered pallet jacks or forklifts, etc.)

--Previous experience handling USDA/EPA/Government regulated or research grade material

--Previous lab safety training

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