Lab Technician—Protein Sciences

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Natick, Massachusetts

About the role

Abcam is looking for a Lab Technician to join our team in Natick MA, working to support the Protein Science team in the development of standalone recombinant products at Abcam. The goal of this product line is to deliver outstanding products to our customers and help Abcam achieve our aim of being the most influential company in life sciences by helping advance global understanding of biology and causes of disease, which, in turn, will drive new treatments and improved health.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform routine laboratory tasks, including glass wash, autoclaving, media and buffer preparation, centrifugation, ordering/inventory management, and vialing/labeling of protein samples.
  • Contribute to additional activities within the team, as required.
  • Communicate clearly with team members within the Protein Sciences Group, providing delivery dates and the necessary documentation as for activities.
  • Document procedures and processes in laboratory notebooks and participate in the drafting and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Support and foster a safe and efficient working environment within the Laboratory and ensure the safety of colleagues and visitors and adhere to all health and safety guidelines.
  • Maintain high quality standards within the lab; ensuring the facility is compliant with all internal and external quality standards, including ISO9001 (2015).
  • Routine maintenance and troubleshooting of scientific equipment.

About you:

You have previous experience in a laboratory setting, preferably in industry, thriving in a fast-paced environment. You are interested in learning more and taking on additional responsibilities in your role. You are a team player and appreciate being part of a team.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an Associates degree plus 1 year of experience or a high school diploma and 5 years of experience in academia or industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industrial experience in a similar role within a laboratory setting.
  • Established track record of thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Motivated, positive and enthusiastic team player with strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Hard-working and motivated.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

About Us


Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.
It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package which includes share options, a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development.
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.