Laboratory Technician I (3-11PM, Memphis, Tennessee)



Rancho Cordova, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Job Details

Transnetyx Home Office - Cordova, TN

Transnetyx is seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician with formal laboratory experience. This is an evening shift role. You are responsible for executing day-to-day protocols according to Standard Operating Procedures in order to process samples accurately and timely in a highly automated laboratory environment. Additionally, the Technician is responsible for complying with quality systems and safety procedures, as required.

Models appropriate behavior as exemplified by the YX Ten core values, mission, and vision of Transnetyx.

This position is located in Cordova, TN, and is not a remote role. Evening Shift (3:00-11:00 p.m.) offers a 3% premium on top of the hourly rate.

If you haven’t already, we invite you to visit our Careers website to learn more about our Mission and Vision, our Award-Winning Culture, and why our employees have ranked us a Top Workplace five years in a row.

The Role


  • Works with high-throughput automation and robotics in order to execute test protocols and follow workflow practices as outlined in the standard operating procedures of the lab.
  • Properly manages reagents used in the Lab.
  • Prepares production level materials, including volumetric solutions, and pipetting.
  • Follows quality control and safety procedures.
  • Maintains clean room protocols to maintain sample integrity.
  • Uses technology to enter, record, and store information in written and electronic form.
  • Performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment and aids in determining when maintenance is needed.
  • Adheres to safety guidelines for self and others with compliance with standards and regulations required by our Quality Assurance Department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Our mission is to deliver accurate, fast, and impactful results in order to serve our customers and accelerate their pursuit, steward our investment, and bring purpose to the lives of our employees. Transnetyx is rated by its employees as a Top Workplace five years in a row in Memphis, Tennessee, where our headquarters is located along with National Recognition as a USA Top Workplace for two consecutive years (2022-2023). We give credit to our strong culture and a team made up of unique individuals who are focused on living our YX 10 Values and serving our company’s mission, serving the research community.




  • High-school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Associate's degree in Biotechnology or MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician) or a BA degree in a science related field (Biology /Chemistry) preferred.


  • Experience with the sample prep process in sequencing, and experience with Next Generation Sequencers is highly recommended, but not required.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Laboratory Technician or lab related experience. Skilled in general laboratory practices such as manual pipetting.
  • 3 years of formal lab related training/education or lab experience.
  • 5+ years of formal lab experience in lieu of educational requirements (with the exception of a high school diploma or equivalent).
  • Transnetyx Tier 3 certification required upon completion of training.

Additional Skills/ Competencies:

  • Technical – basic computer skills; including the ability to send and receive emails, etc.
  • Equipment - understanding of laboratory equipment and related technology.
  • Reading Comprehension – understanding work related documents.
  • Active Listening – giving full attention and asking questions for clarification as appropriate.
  • Communication– conveys information effectively, relaying information to supervisor and coworkers by telephone, text, written form, email or in person.
  • Time Management – multitasking, organizing, planning and prioritizing work to complete tasks.
  • Organizing tasks and projects without close supervision.
  • Teaching – orienting and/or training new staff as assigned.
  • Ability to follow instruction/procedures with accuracy and precision.
  • Applies disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded and informed by facts.
  • Ability to function as part of a team and work well with others.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands include walking, standing up to 8 hours, bending, lifting, stooping, hearing, climbing steps/ladders, reaching, grasping, kneeling. Repetitive motions or performing other light physical exertion on an occasional basis. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds including working over shoulders. Ability to multitask. Ability to stay focused for an extended amount of time.

Why You'll Love Us:

Our company’s mission is to provide the most efficient path to discovery for researchers across the globe. Transnetyx has the technology and processes to provide faster, easier, and more accurate results worldwide to biomedical researchers. By optimizing resources, Transnetyx has paved the way for research to advance and deeper understandings to emerge.

Transnetyx has genotyped more than 30 million samples in 24 or 72 hours with 99.97% accuracy, and introduced a full suite of complementary services, including Genetic Monitoring, Microbiome Analysis, Transnetyx Tissue, and the Colony + AMI software. Everything we do and where we focus our energy and talent adds to the amazing work already being done to serve the scientific community.

We are proud that our unique culture of high-performers who LOVE what we do can be bold in holding ourselves and one another respectfully accountable for the kind of workplace where we can all thrive!

We offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Reimbursements

About Transnetyx

Visit our Careers website to learn more about our benefits and perks, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, and why our employees choose Transnetyx.

DEI Statement:
We are committed to building and developing diverse teams so that we can better understand and serve the multifaceted cultures and identities of our customers.

At Transnetyx, our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging efforts focus on uplifting the experiences and perspectives of underrepresented groups and doing the work that draws out the best in all of us.

EOE Statement:
Transnetyx is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants needing accommodations during any step of the interview process may contact Human Resources.

U.S. Candidates: *Reasonable Accommodations will be made in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act.

Founded in 2000, Transnetyx is dedicated to helping scientists accelerate research with fast, easy, and accurate real-time PCR genotyping. We are the trusted automated genotyping resource for thousands of researchers in universities, hospitals, and bioscience companies around the world.

We offer more than an amazing career but a safe workplace where every employee has a voice. We emphasize our positive culture by challenging employees to live by our core values - the YX Ten. We also offer an array of benefits including a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, along with notable offerings to our part-time employees, generous paid time off, wellness benefits and initiatives, health reimbursements, and medical coverage starting the day of your employment with no waiting period. For a more comprehensive list, please visit our careers website at

Transnetyx is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants needing accommodations during any step of the interview process may contact Human Resources by phone at 901.507.0476 or by email at

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