The Laboratory Technician performs lab and operational support for scientists. Responsibilities include:

  •  Assisting in maintaining a sample management system and weighing out compound samples
  • Coordinating shipping or pickup of samples for external vendors or collaborators
  • Assisting in maintaining the chemical inventory system
  • Maintaining inventory of common lab supplies such as consumables, compressed gases, dry ice, and a variety of chemicals
  • Assisting with regulatory renewals related to chemical inventory
  • Organizing and maintaining Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in the lab data system
  • Receiving and distributing lab and office packages and entering receipt of packages in purchasing system
  • Available for on-call deliveries at labs and loading areas, including bio-waste and hazmat waste
  • Maintaining document control of bio-waste and hazmat waste manifests
  • Washing, sorting, and distributing glassware for biology and chemistry labs
  • Assisting lab staff with media reagent prep and other functions
  • Occasional equipment maintenance, such as changing oil on high vacuum pumps, and defrosting freezers

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or equivalent years of lab experience required
  • 1-2 years of previous lab support experience, preferably in a biotech environment
  • Ability to work safely with hazardous materials, including hazardous waste
  • Knowledge of general lab safety practices and procedures
  • Proficient/Expert in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Exchange)
  • Strong computer and internet research skills
  • Willingness to learn special purchasing or other software systems
  • Flexibility and ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside vendors and clients, in a growing and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skill and professional demeanor in all situations; highly motivated
  • Must be able to work core business hours Monday-Friday 10:00 am-3:30 pm
  • Occasionally may be required to work early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends

 

Fit with Nurix Culture and Values 

  • Strong team orientation; highly collaborative 
  • Solutions and results-oriented focus 
  • Hands-on approach; resourceful and open to diverse points of view 

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