Lab Analytical Assistant

PDS Tech, Inc.
Bryte, California, US
May 01, 2021
May 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Lab Analytical Assistant, in West Sacramento, CA.

  • The primary purpose is to assist on tasks related to insect bioassay data management within Pest Control Research.
  • This will include data management of insect bioassay results and procurement of research materials.
  • To a lesser extent, limited simple wet bench tasks may be assigned to support laboratory operations.
Key Working Relation:
  • This position works mainly with internal stakeholders at Pest Control Biologics.
Key Tasks:
  • Collect, collate and record insect bioassay results in a timely and standardized manner using computer word/excel processing programs, database system and electronic notebook. This may include registration of test samples and assays in formalized database systems may be included.
  • Ability to perform data visualizations and simple data quality control checks using statistical tools (example, excel, JMP, SAS, or R) is desirable.
  • Communicate and deliver written internal reports to supervisors for review and approval, ensuring speedy decision-makings.
  • Procuring research materials to support laboratory operations. This comprised of insect eggs, diet plates, and other research materials.
  • To a lesser extent, support some wet bench tasks related to laboratory operations, for example insect diet preparation, plate labelling, insect infestations, etc.
  • Adhere to Bayer and laboratory safety policies, best practices and compliance.

Qualification & Competencies:
  • A Bachelor Science degree in entomology, biology or zoology, with some relevant experience, OR
  • A non-degreed, with 5 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent proficiency in using computer word and spreadsheet processing programs to manage data.
  • Proactive in learning, with excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written format.
  • Ability to work independently on given tasks, as well as a team player with peers and supervisors.
  • Experience with electronic notebook, statistic software tools or enterprise lab information management systems would be added value.
  • Good understanding of scientific principles, preferably in the field of entomology, biology, zoology or environmental sciences would be added value.

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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