Myriad Genetics, Inc.

RBM Laboratory Technician (Testing)

US-TX-Austin
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-6641
Location Details
Austin, TX

Overview

The Lab Technician reports to a Supervisor, Senior Scientist, or Manager.  The goal of the Lab Technician I is to ensure that process’s required for a production run as it pertains to samples and reagents are done in an organized and expedient manner. The Technician is accountable for following company procedures and working to the best of their ability to ensure quality in all aspects of the job.

  

Responsibilities

Each employee’s specific job responsibilities are uniquely defined by their individual training plan and assigned duties, but are generally defined as follows:

  • Processing of biological samples required for production runs, including locating and verifying sample identification, thawing, mixing, and centrifugation.
  • Transferring samples to the production sample plate in a manner that maintains the integrity of the sample identity, and accurately pipetting the amount of sample required for the run
  • Make necessary dilutions of samples accurately
  • Prepare required reagents for each production run in a timely manner
  • Fill out all documents that pertain to the process
  • Perform manual immunoassays and other manual assays as needed

 

 

Qualifications

  • Four year degree in a scientific discipline with experience in a biomedical manufacturing environment or clinical lab preferred.  If non-degreed, at least 3 years of relevant work experience of increasingly complex nature is required.
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, reliable and able to work well independently and in a team situation.
  • Knowledge of GLP & GMP regulations preferred.

 

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

About Myriad

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.

 

Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

 

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

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