Kelly Services Lab Technologist - Cell Culture in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lab Technician – Coon Rapids, MN

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking a Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Coon Rapids, MN. This is a 6-month temp-to-hire position. Schedule is 7am-3:30pm, M-F, with very occasional weekend duties.

As a Lab Technician placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be supporting in vitro biocompatibility assays by completing sample preparation and procedures as directed by study protocol. Performs clinical pathology in support of all types of studies as required.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties, and GLP and ISO regulations in order to implement appropriate regulations as they apply to the non-clinical research environment and individual protocols.

  • Completes procedures according to study protocols including cytotoxicity tests, hemocompatibility tests, and, with close supervision, genotoxicology tests.

  • Prepares devices for extraction or as directed by study protocol.

  • Assists with cell production, preparation of media/reagents, maintaining lab supplies, daily monitoring of equipment, and scheduling the lab workload.

  • Performs the following laboratory techniques: sterile/aseptic technique, spectrophotometry, dilutions, mammalian and bacterial cell culture, fluorescent and light microscopy, and pipetting techniques.

  • Prepares and maintains sterile glassware for the sample preparation process. Processes glassware through washer, autoclave and depyrogenation oven as needed.

  • Operates, cleans and maintains incubators, autoclaves, hoods, and other equipment routinely utilized.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology or related preferable

  • 1+ years laboratory experience

  • Some experience with cell culture is required, academic experience is acceptable.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and be flexible with changing priorities

  • Knowledge of spreadsheet software and Microsoft Outlook.

Why Kelly?

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.

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