Kelly Services Laboratory Assistant - Entry Level in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Lab Assistant I

Job Description:

  • Perform basic laboratory and record-keeping tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Wash and dry glassware and distribute to appropriate locations within the laboratory. Keep glass-washing area clean and organized. May sterilize glassware and other items using an autoclave.

  • Label tubes, devices and containers and perform laboratory set-up/clean-up.

  • Assist technical personnel with clerical duties (e.g., filling, making copies, etc.).

  • Monitory inventory and stock assigned areas.

  • May record observations and measurements for basic lab/research tasks.

  • Operate basic lab equipment and perform routine maintenance as needed.

  • Perform limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments as appropriate for assigned area.

  • May be responsible for preparing simple lab solutions (e.g., buffers, media/common vehicles).

  • May generate reports, data, and forms.

  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Education: At least a high school diploma or G.E.D. (Associate’s or Bachelor’s preferred).

  • Experience: Entry-level

  • Other: Must be detail-oriented and have general familiarity with lab procedures. Good verbal communication skills required. Basic computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office software.

If you’re ready to start your career in the lab – apply today!

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AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

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