Lab and Facilities Technician
Who we are:
Antheia is a science and technology company developing next generation plant-inspired medicines. Applying synthetic biology, genomics, informatics, and fermentation, we harness the most beneficial molecules from plants to create active pharmaceutical ingredients in more controlled and economical ways. We are a close-knit team inspired by the possibilities of delivering transformative technologies and breakthrough science to change the course of medicine. We value our people as our most important resource and are always looking for talented individuals who can make valuable contributions to our efforts.
Antheia Lab Operations department is looking for an experienced biology lab technician with lab equipment maintenance and facilities management experience. The laboratory operations mission is to support, supply, and improve the efficiency of work and safety for our scientists. A successful candidate will be proactive, observant, detail oriented, and a clear communicator. Experience in a similar lab setting (microbiology or fermentation lab) in either an academic or industrial lab is preferred. More importantly, a “can do attitude” and the ability to wear many hats are qualities a successful candidate must have to thrive in this position. The primary responsibility will be to support all aspects of facilities and equipment maintenance and repair. This includes hands-on maintenance and troubleshooting of general lab equipment (cold storage, incubators, shakers, etc) and automation equipment (liquid handler robots, colony pickers, etc) as well as coordinating vendors on repairs, and maintaining PM and service schedules of equipment. Facilities responsibilities include coordinating with vendors on HVAC, plumbing, and electrical issues. In addition, this position will be cross-trained to help with basic lab upkeep such as glassware and waste autoclaving, buffer and media prep, and receiving of deliveries. There are opportunities for additional on-the-job training and career advancement.
Job type: Full Time, salaried non-exempt
Job Type: Full-time