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Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Eagan, MN 55121
Kelly is hiring a **Laboratory Technician** for one of our clients in **Eagan, MN.**


+ pay: $20/hr

+ 1 year contract

+ Some flexibility for remote work once discussed w/ manager for days that include writing results and methods

+ Manager would be open to someone that can come on full-time for the summer and who might be able to only dedicate part-time in the fall due to school. Manager is open to entry-level candidates with exposure with Biological Science. The preferred degree / exposure is animal sciences as this role in the PEST division works for animal behaviors and methodologies


Job Description:

In this position you will perform a wide variety of laboratory tasks including insect rearing, pesticide product testing, and pest equipment evaluations. Pests that you will be working with include: bed bugs, flies, cockroaches, stored product pests, and others as requested by the lab manager and the Pest Elimination RD&E team.


Main Responsibilities

Maintain insect colonies following standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Perform routine tasks or test requests

Prepare test methods and control variable conditions

Record and analyze data

Perform laboratory tests under direct supervision

Observe and comment on unusual events or departures from SOPs

Recommend changes or improvements to experimental procedures

Record data accurately in a laboratory notebook and/or shared data platforms

Assist higher level technical personnel in analyzing and interpreting experimental data and other testing support needs

Make preliminary summary of results and recommend next steps

Maintain clean and safe work facility


Key Qualifications

Major or minor degree in Entomology or related Biological Science field; or in pursuit of degree in Entomology or related Biological Sciences

1-2 years of related laboratory experience. Additional education or work experience may be substituted in part

Knowledge of laboratory practices, scientific terminology, and the characterization and preparation of materials used in routine and special procedures

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Attention to detail and quality in results

Strong communication skills, ability to communicate results to team members


Preferred Qualifications

Interest or research experience in Structural or Urban Pest Control

Experience with statistical software: Minitab, Design Expert, etc.

Experience maintaining records in laboratory notebook

Experience presenting posters or papers at industry or academic conferences

Insect identification skills or ability to key insects to family or genus



Education/Experience:

High school diploma or GED required. Associate's degree in medical technology or vocational training preferred.

0-2 years experience required.


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


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-05

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