Sample Processing Technician

System One

Job Title: Sample Processing/Glassware Technician

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Hours/Schedule: Mon- Fri, alternating shifts 7am -3pm and 9am -5pm

Type: contract


Follow preparation techniques for the processing of samples for lab testing, including the use of grinding mills and other comminution techniques (i.e. blenders, Magic Bullet grinders, liquid nitrogen).

Ensure accurate labeling of sample cups with assigned unique identifiers.

Record sample preparation techniques and delivery details into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software.

Maintain organization structure of samples by accurately delivering and disposing of samples as necessary.

Execute submission requests through third party labs by logging samples and preparing them for shipment.

Follow all lab safety and quality requirements and procedures (i.e. PPE, GMP, OSHA, ISO).

Empty washers and place clean glassware in designated baskets.

Reload washers with dirty glassware using the correct and appropriate racks and proper wash cycles.

Deliver clean glassware to labs and bring back any dirty glassware baskets.


Minimum of 2 years experience in a lab setting, and/or Associates or Bachelors Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related field.

Ability to use multiple systems (LIMS, salesforce, Outlook, OneNote, subcontract lab portals)

Broad knowledge of food testing services

Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team setting

Able to lift 40 pounds

Able to stand for 5-6 hours daily

Able to complete various tasks while wearing required PPE (i.e. face shields, hearing protection, steel toed shoes, OSHA-approved safety glasses, laboratory coat, cryogenic gloves)


System One offers eligible employees health and welfare benefits coverage options, including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, and participation in a 401(k) plan.


System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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