Lab Assistant I - No Experience Needed

South San Francisco, CA
Full Time
Lab Services Division, Field
Entry Level

Interested in a career in the Biotech/Pharma/Life Sciences Industry?

We're looking for someone with a great customer service mindset, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and who comes to work with a positive attitude ready to take on the day. An ideal candidate will have prior customer service and training will be provided for all new hires.

Our Lab Assistant I positions are full-time (40-hour/week) and are located in the South San Francisco area (zip code 94080.)



  • Hungry, humble, and smart
  • Work efficiently, effectively, and collaboratively in team environments
  • Extraordinary professionalism and customer service
  • Positive attitude approaching any task no matter how big/small
  • Flexibility--a dynamic environment makes you feel energized, not stressed out
  • Be comfortable working within a team, but can also self-manage if needed to work independently
  • Great communicator – you’re known for clear messaging in company and customer emails and know how to proofread


Benefits & Perks

  • Medical coverage, and options for Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday leave
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 360° performance feedback
  • Consistent work hours


Core Responsibilities

  • Ensuring relevant labware, consumables, supplies, and areas are properly stocked, cleaned, sterilized and/or maintained through use of appropriate equipment and processes
  • Performing hazardous waste consolidation routines via specified processes as needed
  • Supporting lab equipment maintenance routines as directed
  • Assisting with the ordering and stock integrity of lab supplies through inventory management, procurement, and receiving processes and systems
  • Interacting with research staff and supporting in-scope service requests as directed
  • Understanding operational laboratory workflows and successfully balancing routines tasks and ad-hoc work
  • Performing work process documentation, metrics tracking, and communication routines
  • Additional support-level tasks as necessary
  • Adherence to company and customer COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • This position has no direct reports


Skills & Requirements

  • Prior service industry or lab experience a plus but not required
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and continuously bend, reach and twist
  • Ability to stand/walk during entire length of shift
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft ecosystem (i.e. Windows, Office365, etc.); comfortable using technology
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening
  • Personal transportation required as work may involve transit between multiple work sites.
  • Available to work within the core business hours of 7AM to 6PM, and availability for evenings/weekends as dictated by ad-hoc lab needs.
    • Service hours are generally 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday


  • Title: Lab Assistant I
  • Pay scale for this position is $22.43 - $24.73 per hour


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