Randstad Lab Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri
location:Saint Louis, MO
salary:$18 - $20 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, November 18, 2020
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Randstad, in partnership with Bayer Crop Science has an immediate position open for a Lab technician. Bayer is one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources
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 prepping samples for sequencing and running sequencing equipment, including qPCR of sequencing libraries. The role may also include various tasks in sample prep, DNA extraction, and sequencing library creation,
Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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.
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.
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.
Attention to detail, strong work ethic, sense of urgency, excellent communication skills, good organizational skills, ability to make decisions independently. Candidates with experience in fast-paced settings (even non-lab related; i.e. restaurants/ retail/ shipping) are usually high performers on our team.
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