Job details Laboratory Technician I– Analytical Chemistry/Microbiology

Posting Period

From March 12, 2021
to April 30, 2021

Country or region

United States

Location

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Business Unit

Corporate Group

Department

Research and Development

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Salary

Based on experience

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Laboratory Technician I– Analytical Chemistry/Microbiology

Main Functions

Main functions 

The Laboratory Technician will join a R&D team focusing on isolation and in-depth chemical analyses of carbohydrates from plants, and organisms. Major research topics include carbohydrate extraction, separation, purification, fragmentation, chemical/enzymatic modifications, and characterization utilizing biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and immunological techniques. The candidate will also help with routinely conducted yeast/bacteria enumeration in diverse products of company through plate counting methods. The candidate should be flexible to help with routinely conducted HPLC analyses pipelines. The candidate will perform this research as part of a multi-disciplinary team solving difficult problems with insight, creativity, and skill. 

The ideal candidate will: 

²  Have an interest in bio-chemical analyses, especially around yeast, bacteria, and plant carbohydrate research;

²  Ability to learn and perform routine ELISA, HPLC, MALDI-TOF and other chromatographic/separation tools;

²  Conduct plant/yeast cell wall carbohydrate extractions and perform ELISA-based glycome profiling analyses employing diverse glycan directed probes using validated methodologies;

²  Learn and participate in the evaluation of carbohydrate structural modifications, derivatizations and analyses using range of tools including, but not limited to, HPLC, GC, and GC/MS-MS;

²  Perform MALDI-TOF based analyses of carbohydrates oligomers and profiling; 

²  Assist with routinely conduct yeast/bacteria enumeration in diverse products of company through plate counting methods.

Technical skills

Required

  • Basic understanding of chemical and biological analytical methods
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Design, implementation, analysis and reporting of experiments

An asset

  • Good organization and data-keeping skills

Personal abilities

Required

  • Flexibility to work on diverse research projects
  • Working as a team member
  • Effective communication skill

An asset

  • Ability to work with strict deadlines

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

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