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Lab Technician, Swing shift at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
Synthego is searching for a Laboratory Technician to join our team and help create the world’s first fully automated cloud-enabled molecular biology lab.
You will be assisting scientists in the operation of our services and the manufacturing of our products so that everything runs smoothly and customers get what they need. A desire to learn about automation, robotics, programming, startup culture, and manufacturing operations is important.
This position has one available shift
- Tuesday through Saturday; 2:30PM-11PM  

What You'll Do

    • Prepare chemical solutions and perform appropriate cleaning and discarding of waste reagents
    • Perform daily housekeeping of laboratory area including fume hoods, bench tops, manufacturing equipment, etc
    • Maintain lab inventory, restocking and ordering through company personnel as requiredMaintain close adherence to established operating procedures
    • Communicate with Production team members to identify and report any potential hazards or unsafe conditions
    • Develop and document new lab support processes as required
    • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned

About You

    • 1+ year(s) experience
    • Desire to work in a fast paced, dynamic manufacturing environment
    • AA degree preferred
    • Use of computers to perform daily tasks
    • Ability to use analytical lab equipment reliably and repeatedly
    • Time management skills and ability to work on multiple project simultaneously
    • Excellent oral communication skills

Nice To Haves

    • Knowledge of ISO13485 production / manufacturing environment and cGMP(21CFR) practices
    • Prior Clean-room experience

Company Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salary 
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Free catered lunches and dinners
    • 4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.