Career Opportunity

Lab Assistant

Location: Hayward, CA

Openings: 1

Job description

Fornia BioSolutions Inc. is an innovative biotechnology company, specializing in the development of superior quality microbial products for the agricultural, aquacultural, food processing, feed, household/personal care, environmental, and biopharmaceutical markets.

We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Assistant willing to work in a collaborative team environment. The primary responsibility for this role but not limited to is media and buffer preparations, agar plate preparations, HTP growth, lab supply inventory and various laboratory support functions.

Responsibility includes:

  • Assist automation lead to maintain smooth operation of high throughput platforms.
  • Preparations of different types of media, reagents, and buffer following SOPs.
  • Understand and meet the experimental needs of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively with scientists in setting up various microbial testing platforms, assay development and validation of microbial strains.
  • Analyze data and present interpretations in team meetings.
  • Assist automation lead in trouble shooting analytical equipment.
  • Manage large data sets and communicate results to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Keep diligent records and write SOPs.

Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related field with 0-2 years of industry experience.
  • Experience with aseptic techniques, protein characterization, analytical biochemistry, and assay development.
  • Experience in preparing reagents, buffers, and different types of media for microbial growth.
  • Interest in learning to operate lab automation/analytical equipment’s.
  • Attention to detail, safety, and good lab practice.
  • The candidate should be independent, excellent time-management skills along with good lab notebook maintaining and data recording skills.
  • Goal-oriented, organized individual with a strong desire to a fast-paced dynamic research and development environment.

We offer employees a great compensation package. The package includes highly competitive salary and bonus program, comprehensive medical plans (health, vision, and dental insurance), life and AD&D insurance, and short and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, paid time off and corporate holidays.


No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for highly motivated people willing to work in in a fast-paced, highly rewarding, and scientifically stimulating environment. If you’re interested in a career with Fornia BioSolutions, please email your resume to