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Lab Technician 1 (708)

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
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    120768267


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Research and Development - Lab Support /
Work Type: Full-Time


Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.

We are seeking a Lab Services Technician to provide support to the research and development efforts. This person works with multiple groups across the organization to increase research efficiency.?

Responsibilities:
    • Assist in glassware lab, performing dirty glassware pick up and cleaning using glasswashers.? Ensure cleanliness and sterility of glassware and delivery to point of use cabinets.
    • Maintain lab consumable inventory.
    • Prepare sterile media and solutions required company-wide for fermentation and biology, as well as maintaining inventory of raw materials necessary for preparing media and solutions
    • Perform several on demand request services for the Biology department including -80 storage retrieval in a large DNA repository and strain banking for a large yeast and bacterial strain collection as well as pour agarose gels daily.?
    • Fill out batch production records, write SOPs and maintain records and QC data as required
    • Some mechanical repair and instrument calibration
    • General laboratory housekeeping-including waste disposal, cleaning work areas and glassware


Requirements:
    • Associates degree in science field or equivalent experience, Bachelor degree highly preferred?
    • Experience in sterile techniques is highly preferred.
    • Experience in large scale media production including automatic plate pouring systems, in-line filtering and dispensing pumps is a plus
    • Experience in maintaining large collections and complex database entry is highly preferred
    • Experience in gel pouring is preferred.?
    • Attention to detail and careful record keeping are essential
    • Independent and highly self-motivated
    • Awareness of safety issues in the work environment
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to lift 25lbs repeatedly
    • The work schedule for this position can be flexible, but may require up to 8 hours of work on Saturdays or Sundays or off-hours.?


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As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Posted: 2020-06-10 Expires: 2020-07-12

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