Sample Laboratory Technician Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX] has a long-standing commitment to superior quality and results. We’re constantly curious—and leave no stone unturned in our quest for answers. To help us get there, [CompanyX] is hiring a capable laboratory technician who will assist with research and development. You will be equally excited to maintain equipment as you are to test and analyze samples. We’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude, a firm understanding of current scientific best practices, and an interest in developing their career as a skilled laboratory technician.

Objectives of this Role

  • Perform quality control on all samples tested in our laboratory
  • Collect high-quality, unadulterated data and contribute to our ever-growing knowledge database
  • Maintain cleanliness and health standards throughout the laboratory, ensuring samples can be analyzed safely and effectively at all times
  • Assist our scientists in testing hypotheses and pursing valuable new research in the biotech field

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Receive, catalogue, and prepare samples prior to testing; perform testing on prepared samples
  • Handle biochemical substances carefully according to study parameters
  • Clean and set-up laboratory equipment, monitor inventory and supplies, and ensure overall laboratory cleanliness
  • Collect detailed observations and notes pertaining to sample collection and/or any ongoing studies

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity working in a lab environment
  • Knowledge of lab safety measures
  • Unencumbered laboratory technician license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences