Sample Prep Technician

  • location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $18 - $23 per hour
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job description

Sample Prep Technician

Randstad, in partnership with Bayer Crop Science has an immediate position open for a Sample Prep Tech. Bayer is one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources

Individual will need to be able to work in a high-energy, fast-paced lab. The selected candidate will be placed in one of the following types of roles supporting Regulatory studies:

Preparing plant tissue samples (grinding, ginning, delinting, lyophilizing, etc.)
Aliquoting and dispensing prepared plant samples to various analysts and shipping samples to laboratories
Receiving and inventorying plant sample materials
Organizing, placing or retrieving inventories (ambient, 4C, or -20C walk-in coolers, warehouse, or -80C upright units)
Creating and shipping plant sampling kits

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Able to understand and execute assignments by priority
High-level of detail-orientation
Able to complete tasks through multiple workflows
Comfortable with a fast pace; high work-load
Good communication skills; will ask questions when necessary
Able to follow very detailed process instructions accurately
Comfortable with electronic systems use


Entry Level

The sample prep technician will be trained on and must be able to follow EPA GLP, USDA-APHIS, and/or other international regulations. Compliance with the required processes and regulations is paramount. Failure to do so can lead to termination and could also lead to violations and/or fines levied against the company.

Maintenance of GLP compliance via documentation for laboratory equipment will also be required. Individual must be able to document all sample handling activities in both electronic and manual systems. Individual must be able to perform repetitive tasks in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment, and be able to communicate with sample owners, other team members, and analysts. Understanding of production plans, protocols, and relevant SOP's for the care, handling, or preparation of seed or samples will also be required. Individual must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in various conditions.

Please send resumes to or apply online

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