Senior Associate Laboratory Scientist

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

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GENEWIZ is seeking a Senior Associate Laboratory Scientist to join our Molecular Biology Prep team.

Title:                     Senior Associate Laboratory Scientist

Location:             South Plainfield, NJ


  • Responsible for all Associate Laboratory Scientist II tasks
  • Assist team leaders and managers with training, planning, and executing daily requirements
  • Demonstrates continuous improvement behavior and demonstrates readiness for more responsibility in directly driving improvement initiatives
  • Oversee quality calculations and deviation investigations
  • Troubleshoot ongoing laboratory issues related to personnel, equipment, and workflow assigned by management
  • Lead in the testing and implementation of process improvement related projects


  • High School Diploma required
  • 6+ years of related experience OR;
  • B.S. degree within the life sciences discipline with 2+ years of experience OR;
  • M.S. degree within life sciences discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to understand where errors occur, report on quality data, track plate volume, identify instrumentation errors and propose resolutions
  • Trained and can provide cross-function support
  • Ability to handle all customer inquiries
  • Ability to troubleshoot and investigate quality issues

Why Work at GENEWIZ:

GENEWIZ is a place for people who want to have fun while making a difference by supporting genomics researchers through quality laboratory processing. We are proactive, committed to what we do, aspire to do more and have the potential for greatness!  We have a winning attitude and champion innovation, teamwork and accountability through a results-oriented, customer-centric, and fun work culture!  We are committed to the growth and development of our employees.  We are firm believers of promoting from within and many of our Managers started with GENEWIZ in entry-level positions. We offer competitive benefits ranging from work-life balance programs to comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans.

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