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Lab Operations Associate
Posted on 9/14/2022
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Prepare different types of growth media and agar plates using sterile techniques
  • Maintain accurate growth media inventories
  • Perform lab maintenance duties, such as ordering consumables/chemicals and cleaning labware
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work environment, and comply with all safety protocols
  • Perform additional related duties, as needed
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a scientific or technical field
  • 1 year of relevant work experience in a laboratory setting
  • Prior experience with automated plate pourers a plus
  • Familiarity with general laboratory skills, such as use of balances, pipetting, calibration of pH meters, unit conversions, etc
  • Ability to work safely with chemicals, hazardous materials, and flammable reagents
  • Ability to collaborate, multitask, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • High level of efficiency, attention to detail, and motivation for completing tasks accurately and on time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive work attitude, and appropriate level of professionalism
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement
  • Ability to rotate time between Ginkgo's Seaport and Cambridge locations
  • Ability to work one of the two shifts in our rotation, which will require some weekend and/or evening hours
Ginkgo Bioworks

501-1,000 employees

Biological engineering products developer
Company Overview
Ginkgo Bioworks’ mission is to make biology easier to engineer. The company designs custom microorganisms for customers across multiple industries.
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Comprehensive health and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible work options
  • Commuter benefits
  • State-of-the-art labs, work spaces, and conference rooms
  • Competitive 401K contribution
Company Core Values
  • Fostering a diverse & inclusive environment
  • Promoting individual growth & career development
  • Encouraging creativity & innovation
  • Celebrating passion & drive
  • Keeping Ginkgo weird
  • Caring how our platform is used