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Associate Lab Technologist

  • Location: Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Salary: 28-30 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Start Date: 2021-12-06
  • Job Ref: 21-26452
Max Pay Rate ***/hr depending on experience; Max Bill Rate ***/hr inclusive of 3% MSP Fee

Location - 293 Boston Post Road West Suite 210 Marlborough, MA 01752

In order to set expectations and to the extent permitted by applicable law, please note that if an applicant is hired for this position, the applicant will be required to prove that the applicant has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire, subject to any qualified religious or medical exemptions. Please note that the employer reserves its rights to mandate additional vaccine requirements at any time.

Blood borne Pathogens Training & Hepatitis B Requirement

Specific deliverables for the role include, but not limited to:

Organize activities and documentation around equipment receipt, upgrades, servicing, and shipping.

Manage product and component inventory, including use and improvement of tracking database

Assist with facilities related questions and issues that arise

Assist in the assembly and shipment of customer-intended automated solutions according to OI documentation

Perform integration and qualification testing of process components and software, ensuring the highest level of final build is delivered

Perform installation, validation, operation and maintenance of automated solutions and instrument platforms in support of product development.

Work closely with Product Development, Quality, Technical Services and other departments to ensure organization of internal and external systems and prioritization of company critical activities

Assist with general Product Development activities in support of automated solution development


Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or Engineering preferred, minimum requirement of an Associates degree (scientific preferred)

Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing (preferred), warehouse or facilities role, or research laboratory setting

Demonstrated familiarity with the setup, testing, and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation

Ability to perform basic laboratory skills such as manual pipetting, sterile technique, laboratory notebook documentation

Passion for learning, problem solving, process improvement, and resourcefulness

Practical mechanical skills and inclination is a plus

Experience in lab automation and liquid handling is desirable but not required


Understanding of GDP and the value of clear, detailed documentation

Prioritizes workload to ensure key objectives are met on time

Good interpersonal skills and ability to integrate well into organizations

High personal & professional standards and a commitment to scientific excellence

Capable of critically appraising problems and identifying potential solutions

Ensure data analysis and documentation are of the highest quality consistent with OI standards

Strong presentation skills

Capacity for accurately handling complex tasks

Physical Demands

The physical demands described within the Overall Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds, perform mechanical operations on machinery at multiple heights and angles, crate/decrate equipment, and assist in transport of shipping crates internally from the manufacturing facility to the loading docks.