Lab Technician I

  • Indigo
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 28, 2020

Job Description

Lab Support Technician – Abiotic Screening team

Location

  • Charlestown, MA

Duration

  • Full Time

 Key Outcomes for the Role

  • Prepare plant and microbial screening assay supplies for discovery groups
  • Clean and sterilize glassware by running in-house dishwasher and autoclave
  • Assist team with conducting microbe and plant assays
  • Manage lab organization and ordering supplies

 

Competencies

  • High attention to detail
  • Experienced with operating autoclaves, laboratory glasswashers, and media preparation equipment
  • Understands sterile technique
  • Enjoys a fast pace environment
  • Possesses skills for multitasking and prioritizing tasks.
  • A motivated learner with a great attention to detail
  • Organized, approachable and energetic
  • A passion for Indigo and our core values
  • An ability to think creatively about identifying and optimizing workflows
  • Self-sufficient and able to work independently, but always within the expectations of and parameters set by their supervisors
  • Sets and maintains high standards for self and this position
  • Possesses strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills and an outwardly positive demeanor
  • Communicates both positive and negative issues in an open, direct, and straight-forward manner
  • Has a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrates a team-oriented style and strong work ethic

 

Qualifications

  • An associate degree in biological sciences or biotechnology field with experience in laboratory techniques and equipment
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel
  • Interest in microbiology and/or plants

Organization type

Company  

Headcount

1001-5000 employees  

Categories

Food & Agriculture

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