Associate Laboratory Technician

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
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Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking an Associate Biologist for an onsite role based in Manassas, VA.

We're looking for an entry-level Associate Laboratory Technician to assist in the cryopreservation and lyophilization of ATCC biological products and assist with the manufacture cell biology products and standards. You'll work under guidance to support production of biologics and derivative products, as well as contribute to data collection and recording.


  • Manufacturing Operations: Perform preservation (cryopreservation or lyophilization) of biological products. Perform tasks such as maintaining laboratory safety, operations, equipment and supplies that assist in the manufacturing of cell biology products by following standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and other controlled documents.
  • Documentation: Maintain production batch records in compliance with good laboratory practices. Collect, analyze, and report data, ensuring meticulous documentation.
  • Continuous Learning and Problem-Solving: Master aseptic technique, gain experience with the preservation of various cell lines and organisms, and tackle routine challenges in alignment with organizational policies.


Education and Experience: 

  • High School diploma and 0-2 years' experience or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to function as a participant in a team environment.
  • Ability to interpret freeze dryer and cryomed run data.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make good decisions.
  • Communicates effectively with ATCC programs as well as customer and technical service needs.

Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned


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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