Randstad is seeking a talent Lab Technician to produce high quality inoculum to support plant health studies. You will work in a fast-paced production style environment, and work on other projects to build different desired skill sets & network. This position is with our client who is a global leader in agricultural research. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources. This is a great opportunity in a positive, innovative work environment where all workers are treated with respect and diversity is accepted. salary: $18 - $20 per hourshift: Firstwork hours: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PMeducation: BachelorsResponsibilities Manipulating and managing a diverse collection of fungal & bacterial pathogens Implementing sterile techniques throughout the entire pipeline for producing inoculum Preparation of different substrates or growth mediums for pathogen growth Investing, drying, and harvesting inoculum while maintaining sterile technique Support in packaging and shipping procedures, while remaining compliant On occasion, plant, maintain, and inoculate plants as well as collect tissue samples Keep good data records and ensure proper labeling Maintain and follow all health, safety and environmental procedures Maintain a clean work & lab space regularly Disposal of regulated and non-regulated waste regularly in both lab and controlled environment spaces Quality assurance & quality control assessments What you need: Bachelor's degree and 1 year experience. Experience in mycology and/or microbiology is a plus, but not required Understanding & adhering to good manufacturing processes is a must Maintaining sterile technique is a must Good attention to detail and capable of troubleshooting Capable of following standard operating procedures and proper labeling Comfortable working in a growth chamber environment Able to lift 50 lbs Comfortable shaking bags of inoculum (4-5 lbs) frequently during peak season SkillsSterile Technique (1 year of experience is required)Bacterial Pathogens (1 year of experience is required)Greenhouse Operations (1 year of experience is required)Inoculum PreparationMicrobiology (1 year of experience is required)QualificationsYears of experience: 1 yearExperience level: ExperiencedRandstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com.Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.