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Lab Technician

Software Galaxy Systems
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55447, United States
November 07, 2016


This is Devanshu from the recruiting team of SGS.

Feel free to call me at my direct no # 1-609-651-8289.

Job Title: Lab Technician

Location: Plymouth, MN, 55447

Duration: 12 Months Contract (Extendable)

Shift: 1st shift – Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM

Work hours have the potential to include evenings (12pm-8pm, Tues, Wed, Thurs) and possibly up to 10 hours on the weekends to target a 40 hr work-week.

Job Responsibilities:

•Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a research setting.

•Duties usually consist of media preparation for higher level technicians and scientist, autoclaving waste and maintaining laboratory supplies.

•This position may assist higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment, recording data for experiments and glassware clean-up.

•Duties may include and are not limited to:

Liquid media stock preparation, Plate media/ agar preparation & Off hour sampling,

Neutralize shake flask waste & lime waste,

Autoclave biological waste & dispose,

Autoclave consumables (glass beads, sticks, tips…)

Clean and autoclave glassware,

Consumable / Chemical inventory, ordering, restocking,

Chemical addition and reconciliation in the CisPro inventory system,

Maintain water baths, ice machine,

Glycerol stock preparation,

Preparation of analytical samples,

Aid with experiment set-up,

Any additional lab duties to support experiments/scientists.

Required Skills:

•Familiar with basic laboratory practices and equipment such as pH meters, analytical balances, and autoclaves.

•Understands and complies with the priority of EHS in laboratory environment.

•Multitasking, High level of communication, Organization and prioritization.

•Must have either an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in discipline such as: biology, chemistry, or any other scientific background.

•Must have at least 2 years of experience working in a laboratory.

PR: $14-$14.50/hr.