Laboratory Technician

at Tobin scientific
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Greater Boston
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About Tobin Scientific

Tobin Scientific is a leading provider of cold chain, ambient storage, and transport & logistics services for the biopharma industry. We proudly support a diverse clientele spanning life sciences, academia, government, and more. Recognized for unwavering safety and reliability in the storage and transport of temperature-sensitive products, we excel in serving the complex needs of the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. Our capabilities extend to laboratory relocation, principal investigator support, and other logistic services. Tobin Scientific's all-encompassing approach and commitment to quality make us an industry innovator, aiding our partners to maneuver through the complexities of the biopharma industry.

Your Role

As a Lab Tech at Tobin Scientific, your expertise in bioprocessing, biobanking, nucleic acid extraction, and aliquoting will be pivotal to our lab operations. You will leverage your familiarity with LIMS to track samples and maintain records. Your proficiency in SOPs, GLPs, and cGMP will guarantee seamless lab procedures, meeting the highest standards of safety and quality. In addition, you'll play a crucial role in training new techs, sharing your expertise, and fostering a thorough understanding of our protocols and processes. Your contributions will help maintain Tobin Scientific's commitment to industry-leading service.

What We're Looking For

  • Degree in a relevant scientific field; prior experience in a similar role is a plus
  • Experience in bioprocessing, biobanking, and operating analytical instruments used in sample tracking, quality control, nucleic acid extraction, sample transfer, and distribution
  • Proficiency in aliquoting samples, ensuring consistent volumes and minimizing potential contamination
  • Familiarity with LIMS and other laboratory and inventory management data systems
  • Experience in maintaining activity and maintenance logs following GDP and GLP, and strong familiarity with SOPs
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team

Key Responsibilities

  • Efficiently and accurately conduct bioprocessing and biobanking tasks, adhering to established SOPs
  • Execute nucleic acid extraction processes and aliquoting samples for various applications
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot various analytical instruments to ensure reliable and accurate results
  • Employ laboratory management data systems like LIMS for tracking samples, maintaining records, and overseeing laboratory operations
  • Maintain activity and maintenance logs according to GDP guidelines
  • Train new technicians, imparting practical knowledge and instilling a strong understanding of our protocols and processes, including aliquoting techniques
  • Effectively manage and delegate tasks to ensure timely completion, while also ensuring laboratory safety and cleanliness

Disclaimer: This job description provides an overview of the responsibilities and duties expected for this position. It's not exhaustive, and personnel may be asked to perform duties outside their typical responsibilities. Tobin Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer practicing non-discriminatory recruitment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.