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Lab Technician

Woodlands, TX 77380-3677

Posted: 05/15/2024 Job Category: Laboratory Job Number: KG704336515

Job Description

 Sirius Staffing is looking for a Laboratory Technician to join our team in The Woodlands, TX. The Laboratory Technician I role involves entry-level manufacturing tasks related to DNA production, specifically in Synthesis/cleaving-deprotection areas.

The position offers a pay rate of $19.75/hr, working either the day or evening shift. 

Schedule: 6a-2:30p or 2p-10:30p (with a 7% shift differential on the second shift). 

Essential Job Functions:
  • Creating production batches and determining routes based on specifications
  • Synthesizing oligonucleotides using various synthesizer platforms
  • Cleaving and deprotecting in various conditions
  • Purifying materials using various methods and equipment
  • Setting up work by preparing reagents and stocking raw materials
  • Labeling and capping product containers, performing custom formatting or kitting if necessary
  • Quantifying and normalizing concentrations
  • Handling liquids manually and using automated platforms for sampling, transfer, dilution, and aliquoting
  • Using LIMS for each manufacturing step
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED with 3-5 years of lab experience
  • Familiarity with lab equipment and instruments gained from prior positions or education
  • Basic PC skills (Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, web-based applications)
  • Attention to detail, multitasking ability, basic math, and reading/writing skills
  • Completion of 1–2-year college courses toward a scientific degree, preferably with a science background
  • Preferred: 2-year degree with 6 months of lab experience
Physical Requirements:
  • Flexibility for reaching, bending, stooping, climbing, handling, pulling, pushing, and lifting
  • Auditory perception within the typical range
  • Vision with near and far acuity, depth perception, and color distinction
  • Ability to lift to 30 lbs.
Safety and Quality Responsibilities:
  • Workspace contains flammable solvents, carcinogens, and corrosives
  • Wearing appropriate PPE and reporting safety hazards
  • Proper disposal of waste and hazardous materials
  • Adhering to safety guidelines and SOPs
  • Ensuring product quality and adherence to specifications
  • Performing routine equipment checks and cleaning/sanitizing
  • Completing quality assurance records
  • Clear communication with leadership and peers
  • Providing updates for smooth shift transitions
  • Collaborating with Logistics, Quality, and Maintenance to meet production needs
Sirius Staffing is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alicia Paslawsky
Senior Technical Recruiter

Alicia Paslawsky joined Sirius Staffing in 2017 as a Senior Technical Recruiter, bringing with her over 20 years of experience in the field. She is passionate about facilitating success for both candidates and clients by matching top talent with their specific needs. Specializing in a diverse range of roles, Alicia excels in placing professionals such as Pharmaceutical Technicians, Lab Operators, Chemists, Warehouse Associates, Packaging Technicians, Engineers, Designers, and Administrative Assistants, among others. Her commitment extends beyond mere placement; Alicia prioritizes cultivating lasting relationships with candidates and clients alike.

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