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Actalent Lab Technician in Ames, Iowa


  • Lab Technician


  • Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm


  • $15-16/hr


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field


  • Preparing seed and leaf tissue for DNA extraction

  • Placing individual seeds into sample plates, visual quality checks, using grinders to process seeds into flour

  • Adding chemical buffer to sample plates with liquid handlers

  • Unloading consumables (sample plates, tips for machines, chemicals ect.) from pallets and moving them into lab spaces

  • Un-packaging consumables from boxes. Discarding of unused seed materials. Keep laboratory clean.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.