Zymergen has an exciting opportunity for a Lab Technician in our Fermentation department. In this role you will support the fermentation process through preparation of glassware, materials, media and equipment. Our Lab Technician will work alongside the Fermentation team to understand workflows and execute support activities. Additionally, our Lab Technician will participate in efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of protocols. We are looking for a Lab Technician who is thoughtful, meticulous, well-organized, energetic, collaborative, and fully engaged in assisting in the execution of any and all workflows assigned.
Job Description and Specific Responsibilities
Immediate responsibilities include:
We prefer candidates with greater than 2 years of relevant experience working in manufacturing or laboratory environments. We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:
This position requires the successful candidate to frequently move from one building to another and to move from one laboratory to another.
This position requires the individual to move and transport up to 50 lbs of samples and materials between buildings and laboratories.
This position requires the ability to submit to medical screening to demonstrate a fitness for duty requiring exposure to certain chemical and biological substances
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required for this job. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
The position may require work outside of the normal business hours (M-F 9-6) including weekends and holidays. Our facilities are located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in the SF Bay Area, Zymergen is a science and material innovation company rethinking biology and reimagining the world. A World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, Zymergen partners with nature to create never-before imagined materials and products across industries – from agriculture to consumer electronics, personal care to pharmaceuticals, and more. The company’s materials are in use today, creating value for Fortune 1000 companies and major corporations across the globe. Our clients have sold over $1 billion worth of products using Zymergen microbial strains. For more information visit: www.zymergen.com.