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Molecular Technologist (2nd shift)

Company: Beacon Hill Staffing Group - Pharma
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

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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