Job details Laboratory Technician

Posting Period

From March 24, 2021
to April 16, 2021

Country or region

Canada

Location

Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Corporate Group

Department

Research and Development

Entry date

May 17, 2021

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

DEC

Salary

To be determined

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Laboratory Technician

Main Functions

You will report directly to the supervisor of the genetic identification laboratory and carry out the genetic analysis of yeasts and bacteria. The main functions associated with this position are:

  •  Perform quality control on yeast and bacteria samples;
  •  Perform technical work according to the requests of external and internal collaborators; 
  • Communicate the results of the analyses;
  • Maintain the equipment and consumables necessary for the laboratory to function efficiently.

Technical skills

Required

  • Technical DCS or Bsc in microbiology, biology, biochemistry, or molecular biology
  • Laboratory experience and good laboratory practices
  • Knowledge of basic techniques in molecular biology (PCR, RFLP, PFGE, Sequencing)
  • Must be able to execute existing standardized experimental protocols as well as develop new protocols

An asset

  • Bilingual French and English

Personal abilities

Required

  • Must possess a sense of initiative
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Be able to manage many tasks at once and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work effectively both independently and within a team setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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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