Posted on 
Jun 15

Lab Technician

At Loam, we have the earth in our hands. Our team of scientists and entrepreneurs is united in a mission to realise the potential of microbes to address climate change.

We are dedicated to developing solutions that boost agricultural productivity and benefit the environment. We are developing soil carbon sequestration technology that uses the power of microbes to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and store it long term in soil. Our approach will help remove gigatonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere while also helping farming businesses prosper.

As a start-up with ambitious founders and investors, our work is fast-paced and multidimensional. We foster a supportive and diverse workplace, where every team member is encouraged to learn and grow beyond their area of expertise.

This is more than just a job — this is our life’s work.

About the Role

Loam Bio is growing rapidly and in the process of expanding our laboratory footprint in Maine. We are seeking a part-time Lab Technician to assist with all support functions including labelling, cleaning lab dishes, making buffers, and aliquoting samples. This is an entry level position with room for advancement. On the job training can be offered to those without bioproduction lab experience.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare media and chemical solutions
  • Maintain organization of work area
  • Autoclave equipment and lab consumables
  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
  • Assist in variety of lab assays

Requirements

As a bioproduction facility, we require above-average attention to detail and the ability to read and understand written technical documents. We expect a high standard of diligent compliance with procedures. Given the lab workflow, the ideal candidate will be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly and spend much of the day standing.

This role would suite a General Lab Assistant or a Biotech depending on the educational background of the applicant.

Benefits
- Collaborative work environment with engagement across the Loam international R&D, product and commercial team.
- Ability to have a significant impact and potentially grow with the organisation.

Description

At Loam, we have the earth in our hands. Our team of scientists and entrepreneurs is united in a mission to realise the potential of microbes to address climate change.

We are dedicated to developing solutions that boost agricultural productivity and benefit the environment. We are developing soil carbon sequestration technology that uses the power of microbes to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and store it long term in soil. Our approach will help remove gigatonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere while also helping farming businesses prosper.

As a start-up with ambitious founders and investors, our work is fast-paced and multidimensional. We foster a supportive and diverse workplace, where every team member is encouraged to learn and grow beyond their area of expertise.

This is more than just a job — this is our life’s work.

About the Role

Loam Bio is growing rapidly and in the process of expanding our laboratory footprint in Maine. We are seeking a part-time Lab Technician to assist with all support functions including labelling, cleaning lab dishes, making buffers, and aliquoting samples. This is an entry level position with room for advancement. On the job training can be offered to those without bioproduction lab experience.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare media and chemical solutions
  • Maintain organization of work area
  • Autoclave equipment and lab consumables
  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
  • Assist in variety of lab assays

Requirements

As a bioproduction facility, we require above-average attention to detail and the ability to read and understand written technical documents. We expect a high standard of diligent compliance with procedures. Given the lab workflow, the ideal candidate will be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly and spend much of the day standing.

This role would suite a General Lab Assistant or a Biotech depending on the educational background of the applicant.

Benefits
- Collaborative work environment with engagement across the Loam international R&D, product and commercial team.
- Ability to have a significant impact and potentially grow with the organisation.

Responsibilities

Requirements

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