Molecular Technologist (2nd shift)
Company: Beacon Hill Staffing Group - Pharma
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Job Description Primary Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
Perform highly complex testing according to established SOPs (NGS
library prep, hybridization, and sequencing). Operate automated
8-span and 96-head liquid handling platforms for sample processing.
Operate quantification, sizing, and NGS instruments. Demonstrate
commitment to quality and continuous improvement. Complete projects
fitting of level of expertise and is able to deliver results with
minimum guidance. Perform daily, weekly, monthly and as needed
equipment maintenance checks. Review and write SOPs as needed.
Participate in reagent and assay quality control and validations as
needed. Level III candidates will also: Establish a deep
understanding of the process in order to troubleshoot assays and
instrumentation as needed. Be a trusted team member as a go-to
person to field questions. Lead or coordinate reagent and assay
quality control and validations as needed. Train others in
qualified laboratory functions/tasks. Support supervisor in
collecting, maintaining, or evaluating monthly metrics and
inventory. Required Skills and Experience: Experience working in a
regulated laboratory environment (CLIA/CAP). Knowledge of
laboratory safety protocols. Ability to learn new tasks in
appropriate time frames. Knowledge and experience working with DNA
manipulation techniques, enzymatic reactions, and sequencing
chemistry. Familiarity with high through-put platforms and common
molecular laboratory equipment (pipettes, thermocyclers, liquid
handlers, etc.). Experience with ensuring and maintaining integrity
and quality of the lab (sample processing, equipment, SOPs).
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
and Power Point. Well organized. Excellent communication skills.
Desired Skills and Experience: Familiarity with Laboratory
Information Management System (LIMS). Working knowledge in a NGS
environment. Education and Experience for Level II Candidates:
Minimum BS in a Biological or Life Science. 2+ years of relevant
lab experience in a CLIA/CAP lab. QSR compliant lab experience
preferred but not required.
Keywords: Beacon Hill Staffing Group - Pharma, Worcester , Molecular Technologist (2nd shift), Other , Worcester, Massachusetts
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