Lab Technician II

Who we are...

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a private, family owned, worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies, PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, and PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications. We are passionate about our role in contributing to the life science industrys advancing of the human condition through accelerating the discovery and development of innovative therapies for human disease.  We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.


The role

The Lab Technician II Buffer Prep is primarily responsible for following standard operating procedures, with increasingly limited supervision and as part of a team, to provide high quality chemical solutions, highly responsive service and to perform a wide variety of basic laboratory tasks in support of CSTs Production, Development, and Research laboratories.



  • Following standard work instructions, prepare and maintain stock buffers and key reagents for internal use by CST labs (western blot buffers, PBS, bacterial media, acid/base solutions, etc).
  • Following standard work instructions, prepare and fill requests for buffer and reagent solutions for external use in CST products or product kits.
  • Perform rounds to determine daily prep schedule and restocking needs.
  • Adhere to CSTs Quality and Lab Safety requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records for traceability of material produced, including using electronic record-keeping systems.
  • Conduct routine lab organization activities to support chemical supply inventories and continuous improvement.
  • Establish positive working relationships with the Lab Operations team and CST scientists (internal customers).
  • Assist with other aspects of the Lab Operations group as needed.


Required Qualifications:


  • BS/BA Degree in Chemistry or related science; or Biotechnology Certificate and 1+ year directly applicable work experience.
  • Experience with computer programs, such as MS Office, Google docs and sheets.
  • Service and safety oriented, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Organized, strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to follow protocols and directions, rarely making errors.

Language Skills:

  •  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Biotechnology or Pharma ISO9001 lab environment.
  • Experience with electronic lab notebooks.
  • Experience working independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Dependable and responsible.
  • Ability to work quickly and methodically


What we offer....

At Cell Signaling Technology (CST) we recognize that people will always be our most important asset. Providing a safe, inclusive, and stimulating working environment that understands the importance of diversity, human dignity and meaningful work is as important as establishing company policies that incorporate excellent health insurance and pay benefits. We recognize that development of people is the key to their happiness and thus ensure every employee has impactful discussions with their manager and develops actionable performance and professional development plans. Lastly, we are committed to engaging and supporting our employees in committees and philanthropy that benefit their local communities and environment through community investment programs.


  • Medical (BCBS) and Dental (Delta Dental) plans paid at 90%
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • 401(k) Plan with 6% match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous PTO package
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite Subsidized Cafeteria
  • Free Parking

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, our communities, partners and customers. In order to promote that safety and well-being, we require that all US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated, or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief, may make a request for exemption. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company.

Cell Signaling Technology (CST) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.



 All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Cell Signaling Technology (CST) via email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of CST, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by CST for this position and a valid agreement with CST is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the CST agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind wll be paid.



March 24, 2023
Operations (Production)

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