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Flex Technician I, Isolator Breeding Solutions

Rensselaer, New York
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
Taconic Biosciences is seeking a Flex Technician 1 to join our dedicated Isolator Breeding Solutions team at the Rensselaer, NY site.

Taconic is committed to the safety and health of our team members. As such, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all employees barring religious & medical exemption with approvals. Those who are not currently vaccinated, without exemption, would require the 1st dose of vaccination upon offer and prior to start date.

The Schedule: Monday Friday with hours Monday Thursday 8:00am 5:00pm and Friday 8:00am 12:00pm

What we offer:
  • Insurance within 30 days or less which includes options for medical, dental, vision, pet insurance and more!
  • 20 days paid time off plus 6 additional holidays & 1 floating holiday
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Work life balance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 4% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Commitment to training and providing you with the skills you need for success
  • All employees receive access to 24/7 telemedicine (including mental health), short and long term disability and life insurance
The Role:

As a Flex Technician 1, you will be responsible for performing various in vivo and animal care procedures in support of research and in accordance with established procedures and protocols.

Were looking for someone who:
  • Enjoys being a part of the team
  • Sticks with a task even when the going gets tough and the pressure is on
  • Has 2-5 years relevant experiences or training
  • Has an Associates Degree from a two-year college/technical school or equivalent experiences, with AALAS certifications, LVT/CVT preferred
  • Has a history of maintaining accurate records in various databases including information on procedures executed, samples collected/received and shipped/transferred
  • Pays attention to the little details and organizes efficiently
  • Has a strong moral compass
  • Is willing and able to change direction as workload dictates
  • Doesnt mind a physical job, as this position requires you to stand and lift up to 50 pounds
In your first year, we expect you will:
  • Performs various in vivo bio-methods, such as IV, IP, SQ injection; in addition to blood collection and tissue harvests.
  • Perform husbandry in various housing paradigms.
  • Execute project instructions such as: breeding diagrams, Project Charters, etc.
About Us:

With a history of over 65 years of excellence, Taconic Biosciences is a global team of the best problem solvers in the industry. We partner with our clients to develop winning research strategies that accelerate the discoveries for prevention and treatment of disease.

Taconic employees all over the world show up every day to deliver the best solutions for our clients while caring for ourselves, each other, and especially our animals. If you are a respectful, compassionate individual with a can-do attitude and a desire to do the right thing, we want you to join us!

Better Together at Taconic

Inclusion, Diversity, Awareness & Action. Taconic Biosciences is taking an active and intentional role in creating a company culture that encourages and appreciates the uniqueness in all people. Being you is what allows you to bring your best self to work. We are committed to ensuring that Taconic is a safe and fair workplace for everyone because its our differences that make us stronger. We are better together.

Taconic Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.

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  • Job Reference: 677707461-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Taconic Biosciences, Inc.
  • Location: Rensselaer, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent