27 days old

Lab Automation Technician

Kelly Services
Morrisville, NC 27560
**Lab Automation Technician - Morrisville, NC**

**Contract length: 12 months W2**

**Pay rate: $20.50/hour**

The Lab Automation Technician will perform repetitive, high throughput DNA testing in a lab that processes over 400K cotton and soybean samples annually. Will follow a pre-established process carefully while operating high throughput laboratory automation to complete DNA extractions from multiple crop species in a specified time frame and consistent with internal quality standards. All work will be assigned by team supervisors and completed by the Lab Technician using a lab information system (LIMS). The Lab Automation Technician may assist senior analysts in downstream analysis processes including using fluorescence-based PCR for GM technology confirmation and zygosity determination. Prior experience and comfort working in a high throughput lab environment performing repetitive routine work is preferred. Knowledge or interest in lab automation, plant genetics, and lab information management systems is a plus. This position will report to the Crop Analytics lab manager and is located in RTP at the 2 TW site.


Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology or Genetics plus two or more years relevant laboratory experience.

Experience in a high throughput (200K samples/year) testing lab generating routine analytical data.

Ability to initiate and complete analytical testing according to applicable work instructions within a defined timeline and compliant with QMS guidelines.

Knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects of DNA isolation and fluorescence-based PCR.

Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail.

Experience with laboratory automation, liquid handling, and software systems such as LIMS.

Proactive communication on progress of assigned projects

Ability to interact positively and proactively with team members

Previous experience with plants or agricultural crops preferred, but not required

Computer skills including SharePoint and MS Office, especially Word and Excel.

This is not a research position. This person will run an automated process that has already been established.

**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resumes. Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

**Also, feel free to follow up via email to RACS113@KELLYSERVICES.COM**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at


Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-21

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