Lab & Facilities Assistant - Contractor

Boston MA /
Alliance Team /
Joyn Bio is a joint venture between Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks dedicated to addressing unmet needs in agriculture by applying synthetic biology approaches to engineer microbes.


    • Joyn Bio is looking for an energetic and organized contractor to support daily lab and facilities operations within the organization. As a part of the Operations team, the successful candidate will play a vital role in the day-to-day functioning of site operations. The Contractor - Lab & Facilities Assistant takes responsibility for all aspects of daily site operations.


    • Monitoring the consumable, media, and chemical inventories.
    • Performing shipping and receiving of supplies and deliveries.
    • Hosting visiting service technicians and ensuring expected work is performed.
    • Coordinating maintenance of office and lab facilities.
    • Participating in onsite safety initiatives 
    • Oversee general lab upkeep and assist with the coordination of periodic lab cleanouts


    • High school graduate
    • 1-3 years of laboratory, safety or facilities support experience.
    • Understanding of laboratory facilities, lab equipment and safety systems and procedures, and shipping and receiving practices.
    • IATA and DOT certifications are desired but not required.


    • This is a contract position through one of our partner agencies.
    • This position will report to the Facilities and EHS Manager.
    • This contractor will be part of the Boston-based Operations team.
    • This contractor will collaborate with Joyn Bio Departments, as well as other facilities users.


    • This position will be based at our Boston, MA site.