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Lab Tech III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 584705 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 24-34/hr
*Depending on experience

Description Details

· We are seeking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join our sample management team. The individual will be responsible for maintaining high level of integrity for the biologics research samples (proteins and cell lines), including but not limited to sample check-in, fulfilling requests, maintenance, and proper handling of samples. This candidate will be working closely with the supervisor and staff members.




· Receive and check-in incoming biological sample shipments; distribute the samples and cell lines to the requesters as needed or store in onsite inventory

· Maintain inventory for biological samples in LIMS database and/or spreadsheets

· Fulfill dispersal requests in a timely manner

· Utilize sterile techniques to handle samples during re-aliquoting and vial labeling/transfer

· Thaw, expand, bank cell lines (BSL-1, BSL-2) and quality control of cell line banks

· Submit and send out cell line samples for testing for Discovery departments

· Maintain traceability of all biological materials and associated data sets

· Perform routine maintenance of laboratory equipment and replenish consumables

· Report lab and inventory issues to supervisor or appropriate party




· A BS/MS or equivalent degree in biological sciences with at least 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting either in an academia or industry

· Strong multi-tasking abilities to work in a fast-paced, customer focused, dynamic team environment

· Experience in working with automated storage systems and operating/programming various liquid handlers to facilitate sample processing is preferred

· Experience with inventory/request database systems for biological sample management is highly desirable

· Competent oral and written communication skills

· Self-motivated, deadline conscious, high degree of organization skill and attention to details; able to adapt to changing priorities and circumstances

· Ability to work in research labs and process biological samples is a strong plus
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