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Production Lab Technician - 1st Shift

Pharmiweb Partner Job (APAC)
Claudelands, New Zealand
Start date
29 Sep 2022
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Manufacturing, Production, R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Business Overview

IntelliGen Technologies embraces Genus plc vision "Pioneering Animal Genetic Improvement to Help Nourish the World" and the Genus strategies: customer centric, results driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible.

Role Overview

Are you highly organised and able to complete multiple tasks at once? Join our brand new biotech lab team working with high-tech equipment.

Our newly established lab is in the production and validation phase of deployment; you will be joining a fast-paced start-up environment where no two days at the same. If you enjoy working with a diverse and specialist team of people driven by achieving results, apply now with your CV.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain production operations on two instruments (with 8 workstations) and understand the theory and concepts behind the technology and processes.
  • Provide and review detailed documentation and check all calculations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading).
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace and encourage others to do the same.
  • Anticipate potential problems and take preventative action. Requires judgment to know when it is necessary to consult with Lab Manager and/or support groups.
  • Work with coworkers and Lab Manager to effectively troubleshoot equipment and process issues.
  • Regularly check equipment and report equipment not operating efficiently.
  • Monitor supplies and communicate inventory issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist with productions projects as assigned and participate in continuous operational improvement
  • Strive and develop new skills. Assume greater responsibility within the department and organization.
  • Provide regular communication (both verbal and/or written) within operations.
  • Comply with established quality, safety, and environmental SOPs and policies.
  • Perform non-routine tasks and activities as assigned to ensure productivity.
  • First shift: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm
  • Second shift: Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Third shift: Monday - Friday, 11:00pm - 7:30am
  • There may be the possibility of occasional overtime with the possibility of occasional Saturday hours

  • Degree in Biomedicine, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Veterinary Medicine or Complete Technical Course in Biology, Chemistry, Laboratory Techniques or related areas is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in a laboratory or equivalent production environment highly preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for quality assurance.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Display solid performance standards, be reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work according to the process and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.
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