Repository Technician

Job Locations US-MD-Frederick
Role Type
ATCC Federal Solutions - NCI Repository Contract
Job ID
Scientific Background
Bioproduction, Biorepository


Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking a Repository Technician on-site 5days/wk in Frederick, MD.


The Repository Technician supports warehouse tasks involving inventory management, storage, retrieval, and shipping of biological materials for commercial and government clients. This role will expose you to the biorepository industry standards. Shipping, inventory, and warehouse experience would make you a great candidate for this job! 


Full time opportunity with mandatory on-call responsibilities that require onsite response in Frederick, MD within one hour.  Must be able to obtain PIV card (Public Trust Clearance).   



  • Laboratory and Material Handling: Monitor and maintain temperature-controlled storage systems, ensure inventory organization, and wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) while obtaining biomaterials from repository freezers.  
  • Operations Coordination: Processing incoming shipments, stock replenishment and inventory, and preparing samples for shipment. 
  • Organization and Documentation: Manage inventory and maintain biological materials in proper cold chain environment (196°C (-321°F) degrees to 29°C (85°F) degrees) through the monitoring of storage systems, freezers and tanks. Performing functions following standard operating procedures, systematic data entry, and performing good documentation practices (GDP) and maintaining cGMP standards. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent experience with 2-5 years of relevant experience 
  • Warehouse, shipping/handling, or inventory experience required 
  • Attention to detail for batch number and item number differentiation and counting 
  • Willingness and ability to learn inventory management systems 
  • Ability to learn and follow quality control/assurance procedures 
  • Effective communication in English (both verbal and written), strong organizational skills 
  • Staff hired for the NCI Central Repository Program must be eligible to able to obtain an NIH Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card by submitting a Declaration of Federal Employment form within 60 days of employment.
  • See links below for eligibility which includes obtaining a Public Trust Clearance and a background investigation.


1443 - Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) Implementation Policy (


Declaration for Federal Employment, Optional Form 306 (


We Invest in You 


  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards
    • Corporate bonus program
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility


Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we’ve committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


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