Laboratory Assistant


Billerica, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 06/02/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: One Kendall Square Building 1400, Cambridge, MA, 02139

About Quanterix

Quanterix is a company that is digitizing biomarker analysis with the goal of advancing the science of precision health. The company’s ultra-sensitive detection solution, Simoa, has the potential to change the way in which healthcare is provided today by giving researchers the ability to closely examine the role of biomarkers in the continuum of health to disease.

Job Description

Quanterix is a company on a mission to change the way in which healthcare is provided by giving researchers the ability to closely examine the continuum from health to disease. In our focused therapeutic areas, our revolutionary technology, Simoa®, is helping researchers advance the science of precision health. Simoa® is changing the way in which the biology of health and disease is studied by giving researchers the ability to closely examine critical biomarkers in most therapeutic areas including neurology, infectious disease, oncology, inflammation, and cardiology. To continue our extraordinary growth, we are hiring a Laboratory Assistant located in Billerica, MA.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join our  Accelerator Laboratory team. This individual will assist with testing personnel who perform sample testing and supports accessioning/sample receipt, equipment maintenance, reagent/supply inventory or other tasks for Acceleratory Laboratory.  Laboratory Assistant report to the Director of Laboratory operations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Stock inventory in the lab including preparing reagents, labware, and equipment for routine lab usage on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Manage receipt and accessioning of samples and other materials coming into the Accelerator.
  • Order supplies and maintain inventory material  
  • Follow instructions defined in Standard Operating Procedures and collaborate closely with the Quality Assurance Team.
  • Assist with start/end of day activities with instrumentation
  • Order 
  • Maintain attention to detail for quality completion of each task.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We’ll Expect From You: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (General Education Degree)
  • 1+ years of work experience in a job in the logistics, science, technology field, or another regulated industry
  • Computer proficiency or data entry skills
  • Handling and communicating important information, particular scientific or technical information
  • Closely following verbal and written instructions and operating procedures
  • Working within a CLIA or CAP-Certified laboratory or CRO
  • Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • History of or demonstrated ability to work independently but understands when escalation or senior experience is necessary 
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and multitasking skills
  • Effective clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment, in the presence of chemicals and reagents
  • Understanding of client confidentiality and the importance of data security
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and to quality, and to reflect Quanterix core values: Accountability, Teamwork, and Trust.

Why You’ll Like Working For Us: 

Our Technology: Quanterix’ technology is designed to enable much earlier disease detection, better prognoses and enhanced treatment methods to improve the quality of life and longevity of the population for generations to come. The technology is currently being used for research applications in several therapeutic areas. The company was established in 2007 and is in Billerica, Massachusetts. For additional Information, please visit

Our Commitment To Employees: We have a free, state-of-the-art onsite fitness center for all employees. To keep you fueled up, we provide onsite employees free bagels every Monday morning, and free snacks and drinks every day! Quanterix hosts Virtual Bingo nights with all employees when we can see families, pets, and win amazing prizes. Unwind on Tuesdays and Thursdays with a virtual yoga session. In addition to competitive compensation and a 401k plan with an employer match, we offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents. We offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurances, and Mental Health Care, we offer generous Maternity & Paternity leave, Family Medical Leave, Fertility Assistance, Dependent Care, Military Leave and Vacation Carryover. All employees are awarded Equity, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a Performance Bonus, and 1:1 Financial Counseling/Planning. We also offer Tuition Assistance. 

Our Culture: Quanterix is committed to a Diverse and Inclusive workplace. We have a Diversity Program with Executive Sponsorship. Our core values are Accountability, Teamwork, Trust, and Transparency OR ATT2. Meet some of our team HERE. Quanterix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Quanterix will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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