Job Description

Reference # : 18-03720Title : Laboratory Automation Scientist
Location : San Diego, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 04/17/2018 / 08/31/2018
Assignment Detail
Industry:ChemicalsJob Category:Scientific / Clinical

Laboratory Automation Scientist

Eclaro is looking for Laboratory Automation Scientist for an opportunity for our client in SAN DIEGO, CA.
  • With a focus on biotechnology laboratory automation, this individual will create automated workflows and stand-alone automated pipetting methods.
  • The qualifying individual will be required to lead and/or assist in designing and executing automation protocols as well as the interpretation of laboratory results and managing of hardware malfunctions.
  • Experience with sample preparation techniques, trouble shooting skills, and programing is required.
  • This individual will work under moderate supervision as a member of the site laboratory automation team. As a result, exemplary communication and inter-personal skills are required.
  • Experience programing liquid handlers is required.
Following are the job functions involved with this position:
  • This is a hands-on laboratory position (light lifting, bending, reaching and pipetting expected).
  • Programing liquid handlers including Agilent Bravo (Vworks) and Hamilton Vantage (Venus on Vantage).
  • Colony picking.
  • Develop and validate methods for the above liquid handling systems.
  • Programing scheduling software (Genera).
  • Utilize existing and implement new automated protocols.
  • Clearly communicate project status using email, conversation and presentations.
  • Facilitate the transfer of automated protocols and provide subsequent automation support as needed.
  • 8+ years laboratory automation experience.
  • Serious safety focus, attention to detail, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on multi-discipline team.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Programing, maintenance and troubleshooting experience with liquid handling systems.
  • Ability to establish priorities while maintaining flexibility in a dynamic environment.
  • Competent programing skills for Hamilton's Vantage using Venus on Vantage.
  • Advanced programing ability for the Agilent's Bravo using Vworks.
  • Experience with Retisoft's Genera scheduler.
  • Integration of automated liquid handlers with supporting equipment experience.
  • Intense organizational skills and ability to keep multiple projects moving forward at the same time.
If interested you may contact Pam Saba at (646) 695 2945 or send a copy of your most updated resume at

ECLARO is a company that delivers talent. We provide fully customizable, comprehensive talent acquisition and management of seasoned professionals through a number of business models, including: Consulting, Professional Hire, Global Integrated Delivery™ and Managed Services. ECLARO recruits and manages a staff of highly skilled individuals in an array of specialized disciplines. This approach enables our clients to leverage new opportunities, respond to increased and changing demands and increase their profitability. Please visit to see why the Right People are The Answer™.

Specialties: Customized solutions for Human Capital and Talent Acquisition, Permanent placement and retained search, Recruiting, Staff Augmentation, Contract Labor, Managed Services, RPO, MSP, VMS, IT solutions, management and support, offshore business process outsourcing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Industry: Staffing and Recruiting
Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 501-1000 employees
Founded: 1999

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