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Kelly Services is seeking to hire 20-30 entry level candidates for a Biotechnology Technician position with Thermo Fisher in Austin, TX.Start ASAP! Great position for recent college graduates with a science degree!Shifts/PayM-F 1st Shift: 6am to 2:30pm $18/hourM-F 2nd Shift: 2pm to 10:30pm $19.80/hourM-F 3rd Shift: 10pm to 6:30am $20.70/hourPosition Summary:Operations team at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Austin) is responsible for the production and testing of various reagents for qPCR and sample preparation applications including master mixes, nucleic acid purification, and internal positive controls for use in various workflows such as veterinary diagnostics, USDA-certified, FDS-certified, and custom products. Our team is dynamic and fast paced, relying on teamwork, multitasking and communication within the team and the larger organization. We are seeking an energetic individual with strong communication skills, positive attitude, and technical understanding of biochemical techniques.Key Responsibilities:Biotech Intern will perform a variety of functions within a laboratory setting, including one or more of the following.Packaging Responsibilities:Responsibilities include packaging Thermo Fisher Scientific life science products following the appropriate documentation.Staging raw materials; and supporting the department wherever assistance is needed.Knows and follow all job specific document control, product/kit storage and product/kit transfer procedures.Can set up and use any counting or weigh scaleFilling Responsibilities:Operate an assortment of semi-automated and manual filling equipment, including pipettorsFormulation Responsibilities:Formulate buffers and other reagents for biotech applications at 2L to 2KL scale in clean manufacturing environmentIsolate and dilute nucleic acids in manufacturing environment, including RNA and DNA, using pipetting and spectrophotometric techniques.General Responsibilities:Work synergistically with peers from your own and other groups.Adhere to ISO guidelines, USDA regulations, and Thermo Fisher Scientific quality policy.Adopt a positive attitude which contributes to a healthy work environment.Ability to work with chemicals.Majority of responsibilities take place within a clean manufacturing environment with PPE including safety glasses and gloves.Good verbal and written communication skillsAbility to wear personal protective equipment when requiredWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand/walkThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsOther duties as assigned.Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:High school diploma or GED requiredPreferred Requirements/Qualifications:Ideal candidate is college student within one year of obtaining Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) in Biochemistry or related field. Graduate student status is a plus.Why Kelly ® ?As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.About Kelly ®At Kelly , we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.#KellyGTS

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