Technician I, QC Laboratory Resources


Lansing, MI, US, 48906


We go where others won’t, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.

The incumbent in this position will provide for the daily care of animals as required to assure continued accreditation through AAALAC International and the continued availability of Emergent’s unique stock of guinea pig for use in product related testing. Staff will also work in a biocontainment area. Staff must be qualified through education and/or training to carry out the necessary program requirements.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Animal Care & Facility Support
•    Daily care of animals (feeding, watering, observing) cleaning cages, maintaining a high level of cleanliness and sanitation in the animal area including documentation of completed tasks
•    Performance of technical assignments in care of animals such as weighing animals, recording weights, performing identification technique, and euthanasia 
•    Maintain breeding colony of unique stock of guinea pig
•    Administer veterinarian approved topical health treatments as required 
•    Must work in a biocontainment area
•    Operation of autoclaves/cage washers/rack washers, including manual cleaning of caging and facilities as required. May operate a forklift as needed.
•    Ability to work overtime as assigned including weekends and holidays
•    Perform document review
•    Assist in training of routine activities based on department needs

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 



•    HS Diploma or equivalent

Skills & Experience Required
•    Good verbal and written communication skills

Skills & Experience Preferred
•    Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint is preferred
•    Experience working with animals, particularly in a laboratory animal environment preferred


Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Lead with Integrity
    • We gain trust and confidence through ethics, quality, and compliance excellence
  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Lansing