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Senior Laboratory Technician

Supervising and coordinating scientific investigations and experiments. Supervise staff, provide technical support, and construct, maintain, and operate standard laboratory equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring compliance with all compliance requirements

  • Monitoring testing to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained

  • Aligning laboratory projects and processes towards meeting company-wide goals

  • Analyzing needs for new equipment and assessing efficacy of proposed instrument acquisitions

  • Analyzing requests for new tests

  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications

  • In the event of nonconformance's, ensuring that results of test examinations are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning

  • Ensuring adequacy of training and competency assessment protocols in the labs

  •  Annually evaluating and documenting the performance of all testing personnel

  • Reviewing Proficiency testing performance

  • Reviewing and releasing of results as needed

  • Serve as a mentor to laboratory staff

  • Promotes interdepartmental cooperation toward meeting companywide goals

  • Partner with laboratory operations director to promote a culture of trust and transparency and drive strategic initiatives


  • M.S. 0-2 years

  • B.S. 3-5 years

  • Degree in chemistry, biology, genomics, microbiology or related field

  • Working knowledge of document control system

  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Programs

  • Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements

  • Previous supervisory experience

  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

Preferred Experience
  • Familiarity in processing of plant and biological samples including extraction and qPCR analysis

  • Experience with gas and/or liquid chromatography as well as mass spectrometry is preferred

  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools (e.g. Excel, GraphPad Prism)

Additional Requirements
  • Must meet the requirements set forth in 105 CRM 725.000 and must not have been convicted of an excluded felony offense as defined in 105 CRM 725.030

  • Able to speak and read English

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