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Lab Technologist I - Oligo, Night Shift (C Schedule)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

***SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED***

  • $500 on first paycheck
  • $500 after 6 months of employment


BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is seeking a Lab Technologist I to join our swing shift team that manufactures Oligonucleotides. Lab Technologists are responsible for performing a wide variety of laboratory tasks and production processes. This includes operating and troubleshooting HPLCs, DNA Synthesizers, LC/MS, liquid handling robots, and UV/Vis Spectrometry.

Lab Technologists works on assignments that are routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostic’s Quality System.
  2. Maintains records in compliance with regulatory requirements, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures.
  3. Relies on instructions and pre-established written guidelines to perform job functions.
  4. Manufactures oligonucleotides according to electronic batch records and WID’s.
  5. Proficient in the use and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation including UV/Vis spectrophotometer, HPLC, liquid handling robots, and DNA synthesizers.
  6. Handles hazardous chemicals in accordance with approved written procedures.
  7. Performs additional tasks as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree (BS), or working toward a degree.  Chemistry, BioChemistry, and Biology preferred.

Strong pipetting skills, attention to detail, organization, and familiarity with cGMP are desired. 

Must be able to perform duties wearing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

The schedule for this position will be Sunday - Tuesday with every other Wednesday 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM.

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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