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Kelly Services Lab Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Kelly is hiring a Laboratory Technician for one of our biotechnology clients in Des Moines, IA.

  • Friday - Monday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • pay : $17/hr

  • 6 month contract


The main function of a lab technician is to support laboratory operations through general maintenance of laboratory and supply storage areas, equipment, instruments, and supplies. The typical lab technician is expected to use general lab methods, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation in compliance with quality assurance programs and standard operating procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Retrieve samples from Sample Control for analysis

  • Perform sample preparation including but not limited to: aliquot samples, spike and trace samples, prepare reagents, bottle samples, prepare concentrations, separation, sonication, liquid rack set up

  • Resolve discrepancies and anomalies to ensure samples are properly labeled

  • Prepare general lab paperwork such as recording analysis results, tracking samples, bench sheets, and lab logbooks

  • Wash lab glassware to prepare for next day?s samples

  • stock lab supplies


  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills

  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one?s time

  • Basic knowledge of the information and techniques for lab testing

  • Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • 0-2 years experience required.

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About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

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