Analytical Lab Technician

Skokie, Illinois, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jul 11, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
About LanzaTech:

Mission-driven LanzaTech is a revolutionary solution to climate change, capturing pollution to clean our skies and oceans and create new high value products for a sustainable future. LanzaTech captures pollution to make fuels and chemicals, including sustainable jet fuel and products you use every day. The technology is like retrofitting a brewery onto an emission source like a steel mill or a landfill site, but instead of using sugars and yeast to make beer, pollution is converted by biology to fuels and chemicals! Imagine a day when your plane is powered by recycled emissions, when your yoga pants started life as pollution from a steel mill. This future is possible using LanzaTech technology.
  • 2021 Biofuels Digest #1 Hottest Company in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials
  • 2020 Biofuels Digest #3 Best Company to work for in the Advanced Bioeconomy
  • 2020 Fast Company World Changing Company
  • 2020 CNBC #43 on Top 50 Disrupter Companies list
  • 2019 Chicago Innovation Awards Winner
  • 2019 Fortune Magazine - Change the World - Companies to watch
  • 2019 Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award
  • LanzaTech is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as part of our mission, culture & core values

This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Position Summary:
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our Analytics team! This position offers room for career development and exposure to learn or enhance your analytical skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate will be responsible for supporting online and offline analytical system throughout the lab used to support the Synthetic Biology, Fermentation and Engineering groups- a great way to interact with other people in different departments and learn more about the LanzaTech Technology!
  • The Lab Technician position will also be responsible for keeping lab inventory, help with routine maintenance of our analytical instruments and assist with sample preparation and sample management by using a LIMS system and Chromeleon.

Specific Job Accountabilities Include:
  • HPLC and GC routine maintenance such as mobile phase preparation, QC, and waste container management
  • HPLC and GC daily routine logs and equipment record documentation
  • Assist in the management of samples using SLIMS and Chromeleon
  • Maintain close communication with the Supply Chain Team to order lab supplies, glassware, and chemicals needed in the lab
  • Prepare, label, and analyze fermentation samples for different methods by HPLC and GC
  • Assist team members with data reporting and QC evaluation
  • Maintain inventory of HPLC and GC parts
  • Assist other team members with sample related questions
  • Organize and store all chemicals and compressed gases according to safety procedure
  • Ensure that safety guidelines are always adhered to outside and inside the laboratory

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates in Science or with 2 year of relevant laboratory experience
  • Experience with sample preparation, standard preparation, and operation of either a GC or HPLC systems
  • Experience handling potentially dangerous substances- chemicals, flammable liquids, etc.
  • Team player that thrives in a cutting edge, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Get the job done attitude
  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Strong experience in MS Office
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Friendly attitude

Highly Preferred:
  • Experienced with analytical solutions preparation
  • Hands-on experience with HPLC and GC equipment
  • Familiar with Chromeleon software
  • Familiar with a LIMS system
  • Experience with industrial safety practices such as OSHA, PSM, etc.

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