Randstad Lab Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri

Lab Technician

job details:

  • location:Saint Louis, MO

  • salary:$14 - $16 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, December 7, 2018

  • experience:Entry Level

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting

  • reference:S_711918

  • questions:kenny.hart@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

job description

Lab Technician

Our Client is looking to hire an Entry Level Lab Technician to join their dynamic team! We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help in setting up research experiments and data collection for a variety of research projects in Seed Production Innovation. The successful candidate will work closely with numerous scientists and engineers to identify, develop and deploy new technological solutions into the Supply Chain Production operations.


Roles and responsibilities:

Help manage growth chamber, greenhouse and field projects involving media preparation, planting, maintenance, bagging, pollination, harvesting, plant disease and phenotype evaluations and other related work

Assist in routine plant physiology measurements

Assist in routine lab bench research involving dissections, imaging, quantification and identification of plant development tissues

Assist in plant tissue and seed sampling

Assist in data collection and analyses

Follow ESH policies and procedures to ensure personal safety, the safety of others and the safe operation of the local research facility

Assist in other projects and perform other duties as and when required

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Required Skills/Experience:

College Level Diploma or B.Sc./B.A

Basic computer skills including Windows, PowerPoint, and Excel

Self-motivated with Demonstrated ability to organize and balance tasks

Basic understanding of lab equipment operation and maintenance

Ability to work with deadlines in diverse, dynamic, and fast paced environment

Ability to work independently with limited supervision

1 year experience working in a lab environment




Entry Level


This is a unique opportunity to work with leading edge technologies and talented research scientists seeking to deliver the best in crop production. To ensure we are providing the best products for our farmers, the researcher is required to work safely, diligently and efficiently, and follow high standard operation procedures accurately to accomplish our goals in a time manner.

The Client:

Our client is one of the largest companies in the world dedicated to the development, growth and marketing of Agriculture seeds. They strive to develop hybrids that improve nutrition, boost crop yields, limit spoilage, optimize water & climate variables and reduce the need for chemicals and other inputs. They are committed to consistently introducing innovative products to their customers. It's amazing to consider that improving human health, promoting environmental stewardship and fostering greater economic growth for the agricultural community can all start with something as small as a seed.


Please send your resume Kenny.hart@randstadusa.com

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