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Laboratory Support I, Microbiology

Job Details

Job Ref:
1001 Pawtucket Blvd, Lowell, MA
Employment Type:
Full Time

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to market drives Rapid Micro Biosystems (RMB) to combine today’s innovative technologies as never before. Your career at RMB puts you at the center of diverse global teams that span robotics, AI, Machine Learning, imaging, microbiology, and more, re-shaping how urgently needed pharmaceuticals are made, tested, and released for decades to come. The sky’s the limit.  

Careers at RMB are fast-moving, with the high growth you’d expect from a world leader in microbiology automation. Advancement at RMB affords an opportunity to achieve your personal goals and develop your passions, in an inclusive environment where every employee has the resources and opportunities to hone their skills. You’ll do more, learn more, and can make a profound impact on our business.  


Rapid Micro Biosystems is seeking a Laboratory Support I, Microbiology responsible for general R&D Microbiology Laboratory support and maintenance.  


  • Assists with inventory management including but not limited to receipt, labeling, stocking, disposal, and tracking of laboratory consumables, reagents, and media.
  • Assists with the management of internal and external test samples and documentation.
  • Performs routine laboratory equipment maintenance activities.
  • Responsible managing laboratory biohazard and non-hazardous waste disposal.
  • Responsible for laboratory housekeeping activities.
  • Provides other laboratory support as needed.


  • A minimum of 1 year experience working in a laboratory environment.
  • Action oriented self-starter and excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Able to work successfully in cross-functional teams
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, but comfortable working in regulated environments


  • Primarily in an office setting with integration in labs and manufacturing.
  • No travel required <10%


Rapid Micro Biosystems creates, sells, validates, and services innovative products for fast, accurate, and efficient detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, biologics, biotechnology products, medical devices, and personal care products.

The company’s Growth Direct™—the first and only growth-based system to automate rapid compendial QC Micro testing—ensures data integrity, compliance, and operational efficiencies driven by rapid methods and automation.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is dedicated to providing groundbreaking technology and products to support companies in their journey to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and better predictability, ultimately providing higher quality products for improved patient outcomes.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.  Our research & development, and manufacturing operations are located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Additionally, we maintain field offices in Freising, Germany; Switzerland, and Singapore. 

Equal Opportunity:

Rapid Micro Biosystems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Rapid Micro Biosystems discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

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