Lab Technician Job Description

Laboratory technicians support scientists and help carry out tests, research and investigations.

Lab Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lab Technician to join our team.


  • Able to use scale and other lab equipment;
  • Equipment verifications;
  • Perform butterfat and total solids testing on milk, cream, condensed and sweetened condensed milk and powder products;
  • Wet chemical synthesis;
  • Conduct research and participate in technical training programs, as necessary, to facilitate lab efforts and increase knowledge base;
  • Data entry;
  • Co-develop and follow SOPs; document all aspects of production runs;
  • Document and report product evaluations;
  • Perform routine analysis as assigned;
  • Employee will also be responsible to review data and report data to the customer. Employee must be able to intelligently discuss data with customer;
  • Operate autoclaves, pH/conductivity meters, microscopes;
  • Assist in preparing technical summaries and reports reports for customer-driven engagements;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Perform various fire assay procedures including cupellation, scorification, fusion, inquartation, annealing and parting.


  • MS Office and database systems experience;
  • Proven experience as a Lab Technician;
  • Previous certification on operating material handling equipment, PLC programming, or calibration certification is beneficial, but not required;
  • Comfortable and able to work with toxic chemicals while following safe laboratory practices/protocols;
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently while sampling at clients’ facilities;
  • Impeccable communication skills with both Internal and external stakeholders;
  • This person must be able to speak on basic lab instrumentation and techniques;
  • Technical expertise;
  • Strong Interest In chemist and manufacturing operations. An Inquisitive mind coupled with a hands-on, humble and personable approach;
  • Associates + 4 years’ of experience, or bachelors + 2 years’ of experience;
  • Proficiency in statistical computing software;
  • Basic Computer skills;
  • Education : Bachelor Degree in Science preferred;
  • Possess outstanding organizational skills.