Laboratory Operations Technician

Cambridge, MA
Oct 08, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

As the Laboratory Operations Technician, you will be responsible for maintenance of the majority of the equipment in a large and diverse Research and Development laboratory spread over three sites. This will involve coordinating with multiple R&D groups, Facilities, EHS, IT, QA, Security, and external suppliers efficiently to provide timely support and ensure a well-maintained laboratory facility. Other various projects include:

  • Coordinating equipment management, onsite vendors, and general needs of the research staff

  • Maintaining records in Asset Management system, including new equipment, repair, and preventative maintenance reports

  • Sharing responsibility in equipment monitoring on-call rotation

  • Managing lab work order system and ongoing service tickets

  • Partnering with the Shipping and Receiving Department when required regarding incoming and outgoing equipment shipments including transfers between sites

  • Actively supporting policies and procedures to ensure that the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of the lab complies with federal, state and company regulations and standards

  • Supporting the Lab Manager on materials supply and other general lab needs

  • Supporting glasswash/autoclaving/media prep as needed

About you:

The ideal candidate will have wet lab experience broad knowledge of common lab equipment. If you also describe yourself as driven, organized, and proactive, we encourage you to apply today!

Meet your future team:

This role will report directly to the Associate Director, Operations. This individual will join a team of 8 full-time employees who bring a range of experience and knowledge to support all the needs of the Intellia Labs. The R&D groups rely on us to have the correct materials on hand and equipment working at all times so they can focus on cutting-edge research. The team is currently working on-site everyday given the nature of the work we perform. The broader population is tentatively scheduled to return in September You will be joining a group of passionate individuals who enjoy working with one another and who have made a tremendous impact during COVID in keeping our operations moving forward.


Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: Effective Monday, January 3, 2022, all Intellia employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.