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Laboratory Commercial Assistant

Situ Biosciences is an independent product test laboratory specializing in providing microbial product testing that supports biological based performance properties.

We are currently seeking candidates for an entry level cross-functional commercial role.  The position is commercially focused, provides crucial support to management and helps facilitate services between commercial and technical staff.

Training will be provided for this entry level position with opportunity for growth.


Job Requirements

Position Requirements: 

  • The applicant must be able to effectively communicate with customers, technical staff and commercial personnel to achieve the aims of the position.
  • Maintain and exhibit responsibility for project, customer and business related information.
  • Experience with Biochemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology is required.
  • Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills, both analytical and problem solving, high professionalism and the ability to work with confidential documents.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and achieve deadlines under pressure.
  • Able to work with computer software programs for preparation of control documentation and laboratory study protocols.  Possesses good organizational skills.
  • Takes initiative to meet documentation or record-keeping needs for non-routine tasks with minimal instruction.
  • Must be able to convey complex ideas in easily understandable terms to both internal staff and clients.
  • Language and communication skills adequate for daily communication regarding job priorities and deadlines required.
  • Job requires mobile use of hands and arms.  Must be capable of working at a desk or computer terminal for up to three hours at a time, and for up to eight hours on a given day.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience in one or more of the following areas: commercial technology, microbial products industry, commercial or related technical setting.
  • Qualified applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a biological related science (or related technical field) or associate’s degree and 2+ years of directly related experience.

Additional Responsibilities include: 

  • Work with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Access software
  • Effectively and appropriately maintain project files
  • Generate project proposals and project related documents
  • Assist manager with customer finances and invoices
  • Clear, Professional and Effective communication with customers
  • Perform data entry in LIMS for customers, projects, equipment, chemicals, organisms, etc
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system; scan documents
  • Responsible for high level of confidentiality and using discretion when necessary
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support to management
  • Answer calls and emails from customers regarding their inquiries
  • Schedule visits and greet visitors
  • Responsible for receiving, singing, entering and labeling shipments
  • Assist in resolving any administrative problems
  • Prepare and modify documents including drafts, memos and emails
  • Effectively manage and organize time
  • Work Cross-functionally with technical staff
  • Must be able to follow directions well.  Good listening skills essential.
  • Must be able to cooperate well with others and work as part of a team.
  • Must be capable of working with persons from diverse backgrounds.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.
For interested applicants, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@situtest.com

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Situ Biosciences is Exhibiting in the Advanced Textiles Testing Demo Zone!

@ IFAI Expo 2017

September 26-29, 2017
New Orleans, LA

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Let us know if you’d like to have a meeting at the conference!

847-483-9950 – info@situtest.com